September 16, 2020 distraction | remote learning | smartphones | wellbeing | hotspotting

Dealing with bad digital behaviours post lockdown

Research by the Gonski Institute for Education published in early 2020 suggested that the amount of time students are spending on digital technology inside and outside school is having a significant impact on both their classroom learning and wellbeing. And this was before the pandemic!

 
July 20, 2019 Cyber Safety | Cyber Experts | classroom management | distraction | BYOD
"You can't stop students using the powerful computers in their pockets"

"You can't stop students using the powerful computers in their pockets," notes the director of IT at England’s prestigious Queen Elizabeth School. In a world where screens increasingly dominate life, learning and leisure, it’s an ...

 
July 20, 2019 phone ban | Screen time | screens in school | classroom management | digital citizenship | distraction | smartphone | digital learning | Duty of Care
Classroom technology: What do students think?

Is technology in the classroom mostly a benefit to learning, or mostly a barrier? Educators have been debating the question for at least a decade. Yet the voices of the ultimate “end-users” - aka students - need to be included in the ...

 
July 20, 2019 Cyber Safety | Cyber Experts | classroom management | distraction | BYOD
Educating children on responsible internet use vs banning mobile phones from school - have you done your research?

The Internet is a part of our everyday lives, not just for mum and dad, but increasingly for children of all ages, too.

 
July 20, 2019 Cyber Safety | Cyber Experts | classroom management | distraction
Digital note-passing alert: how students are using Google Docs to 'collaborate' on in-class chat

Psssst - catch! That was the old-school way of passing notes in class. Today’s students have far subtler means at their disposal: from iMessage to SnapChat to Skype to name-your-social-media-platform chat function. But the latest and best ...

 
July 20, 2019 Cyber Safety | Cyber Experts | classroom management | distraction | cyberbullying | Social Media
Seymour College commits to school community cyber safety

In the lead-up to its centenary and as part of its commitment to reduce bullying, one of Australia’s leading private schools for girls is making Family Zone protection mandatory on all learning devices for younger students outside of ...

 
July 20, 2019 Cyber Safety | Cyber Experts | classroom management | ICT capabilities | distraction | BYOD
Ten reasons teachers can struggle to use classroom technology

Integrating technology into the classroom can have huge benefits. But it’s not always straightforward. — Guest Blogger Brendon Hyndman, Charles Sturt University

 
July 20, 2019 Screen time | screens in school | cheating | classroom management | distraction | smartphone | digital learning
When "smart" devices become cheating devices

Increasing numbers of secondary students are using their smartphones to cheat on schoolwork. Exactly what are they doing, and what can be done to stop it?

 
July 20, 2019 Cyber Safety | Cyber Experts | classroom management | distraction | BYOD
College tackles bullying beyond the school gate

Adding to the 600 schools that Family Zone Education Solutions currently has, a recent article published in The Educator Online covered the roll-out in Coomera Anglican College on The Gold Coast in Queensland. Coomera Anglican College will ...

Would you like some more information? Or a demo?
Get in touch
Subscribe to our newsletter
Follow us on social media
Popular posts
Cyber Safety | Cyber Experts | self-harm | hoax | suicide | momo
The Momo Challenge: What schools need to know
Cyber Safety | Cyber Experts | screens in school | classroom management | digital citizenship | partner school program
Linewize Classwize: Your superpower for managing student internet
Cyber Safety | Cyber Experts | classroom management | BYOD
The rise of BYOD in Australian schools
Cyber Safety | Cyber Experts | Fortnite | online gaming | krunker | primary school
'Krunker' has landed. How will your school defend itself?
Cyber Safety | Cyber Experts | classroom management | vpn | distraction | BYOD | hotspotting
Six ways students are hacking your firewall
schools | online pornography | sexual assault | violence | consent
How online porn is fuelling sexual violence in our schools