About this resource
Middle primary, Upper primary
Type of resource
Video, quiz, lesson plan and worksheet.
The video is 5:50 minutes long. Each activity in the lesson plan is designed to take a minimum of 30 minutes.
Key learning areas
By the end of the learning students will be able to:
- identify and establish personal online safety boundaries
- develop skills to question what they encounter online
- develop skills to identify problematic situations which may impact their online safety or security
- consider appropriate help seeking and reporting strategies for dealing with unsafe situations online.
Using this resource
Students will learn some of the basic skills for being safe and secure online, including why it is essential to Ask, Check and Think before acting in the digital world. They will find out why it’s important to keep their devices safe and their personal information and location private.
The Act eSafe video and interactive Be Secure kids’ quiz can be used as standalone resources, or with activities from the lesson plan.
The video and quiz are hosted on the Be Secure student home page at esafety.gov.au/be-secure. A certificate to hand out to students so they can add a badge as they complete each of the four quiz modules can be downloaded from this page.
The lesson plan can also be downloaded from this page. It details five learning activities and contains a student worksheet called ‘My personal online security plan'. The lesson plan links to relevant web pages that students can explore in the eSafety Kids section of our website.
***NEW!*** The Be Secure memory game helps reinforce messaging about critical thinking, device safety, privacy and personal information, spending money online, and getting help and support.
Activity 1: Exploring critical thinking in online safety
Activity 2: Keeping your device safe
Activity 3: Privacy and personal information
Activity 4: Spending money online
Activity 5: Getting help and support
Worksheet: My personal online security plan
Act eSafe video (5:50)