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Keeping safe in the game

About this resource

Live virtual classroom event. Empower students to keep safe when gaming. Students will explore skills for creating safer gaming environments.

Target audience

Level

Middle primary, Upper primary

Keywords

Accessing support, Cyberbullying, Privacy and personal information

Type of resource

Live virtual classroom event, lesson plan

Timeframe

40mins

Australian curriculum

Key learning areas

Technologies, Health and Physical Education

General capabilities

ICT Capability, Ethical Understandings, Personal and Social Capability

Using this resource

Students will explore skills for creating safer gaming environments including; balancing time online, dealing with abuse and cyberbullying, managing in-app purchases and accessing help and support.  

The whole class participates in a live video lesson where an on-camera trainer talks through a PowerPoint slide presentation that includes interactive polls. Teachers can also download a lesson plan to generate deeper discussion.

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Topic: Keeping safe in the game

Vic Dept of Education and Training

Session times: 

  • Tuesday, 11 February 2020 at 11:00 AM [AEDT]
  • Tuesday, 11 February 2020 at 1:30 PM [AEDT]

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NSW Dept of Education

Session times: 

  • Thursday, 13 February 2020 at 10:00 AM [AEDT]
  • Thursday, 13 February 2020 at 12:00 PM [AEDT]

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Catholic Education Network 

Session time: 

  • Wednesday, 12 February 2020 at 9:30 AM [AEDT]

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Tas Dept of Education

Session times: 

  • Friday, 14 February 2020 at 9:30 AM [AEDT]

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ACT Education Directorate

Session times: 

  • Monday, 10 February 2020 at 9:00 AM [AEDT]
  • Wednesday, 12 February 2020 at 11:00 AM [AEDT] 

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WA Dept of Education

Session time: 

Thursday, 13 February 2020 at 10:30 AM [AWST]

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Anglican Schools 

Session time: 

  • Monday, 10 February 2020 at 9:30 AM [AEST]

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Session opened to State, Catholic, and Independent Schools  

Session times

  • Monday, 10 February 2020 at 1:30 PM [AEDT]
  • Tuesday, 11 February 2020 at 9:30 AM [AEDT]

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Australian Curriculum outcomes

This presentation will address Australian Curriculum Health and Physical Education outcomes including:

  • Practise skills to establish and manage relationships (ACPPS055)
  • Investigate community resources and ways to seek help about health, safety and wellbeing (ACPPS053)

And address elements of the General Capabilities including:

  • Personal and Social General Capability - Understanding relationships
  • ICT Capability - Apply personal security protocols