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Using Scoilnet Maps in a post-primary Geography Class

16 April 2013

In this video Geography teacher, Brendan Cremin, shows how he and his 5th year students use Scoilnet Maps to investigate local physical and human geography topics.

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Bullying won't go away if we do nothing! But it can if you do something. It's up to all of us to create and shape the on-line spaces that we like to spend our time in. Stand-up to cyberbullying by visiting our site watchyourspace.ie and posting your response.

Promise

31 January 2013
Bullying won't go away if we do nothing! But it can if you do something. It's up to all of us to create and shape the on-line spaces that we like to spend our time in. Stand-up to cyberbullying by visiting our site watchyourspace.ie and posting your response.
Safer Internet Day Ireland 2013

Safer Internet Day Ireland 2013

28 January 2013
Safer Internet Day 2013, an EU wide initiative to promote a safer Internet for all users, especially young people, will be celebrated in Ireland on Tuesday 5th February 2013. This year, Safer Internet Day, which is promoted in Ireland by the PDST Technology in Education and Webwise.ie, is urging all net users to “Connect with Respect”.
Safer Internet Day 2012 Video

Safer Internet Day 2012

6 February 2012
Safer Internet Day 2012, an EU wide initiative to promote a safer Internet for all users, especially young people, will be celebrated in Ireland on Tuesday 7th February 2012. This year, Safer Internet Day, which is promoted in Ireland by the National Centre for Technology in Education NCTE), is urging families to get ‘webwise’ and to ‘discover the digital world together...safely!’.
What is Safer Internet Day video

What is Safer Internet Day?

2 February 2012
Safer Internet Day (SID) will be celebrated around the world on Tuesday 7th February. Webwise, the Safer Internet Ireland Awareness Centre has arranged a number of events to mark the day. Webwise and the NCTE work with partners in Ireland and the 27 Safer Internet Centres of the European Union’s Insafe Network to celebrate SID. See how you and your child or school can join in the celebrations at webwise.ie
This is a call to action for parents to get involved in what their children are doing online from Webwise, Ireland's home for internet safety advice and tools.

Where's Kevin?

21 September 2011
This is a call to action for parents to get involved in what their children are doing online from Webwise, Ireland's home for internet safety advice and tools.
Parenting Your Child Online Video

Parenting Your Child Online

2 February 2012
In this clip an experienced parent discusses her experience of implementing the National Parents Council's advice on negotiating boundaries and communicating with children about their use of the internet.
Talking to Your Child about the Internet Video

Talking to Your Child about the Internet

2 February 2012
Parenting expert, Áine Lynch from the National Parents Council, talks about the importance of having good, open communication with your child about their internet lives and provides some practical advice on how to achieve this.
Webwise: What Children Do Online Video

Webwise: What Children Do Online

2 February 2012
This clip shows children in Ireland between the ages of 8 and 12 years talking about what they do online.
Webwise Negotiating an Internet Contract Video

Webwise: Negotiating an Internet Contract

2 February 2012
Parenting expert, Áine Lynch from the National Parents Council, discusses the benefits and practicalities for setting rules and boundaries for your child's internet usage.
YouTube Safety Mode Video

YouTube Safety Mode

2 February 2012
This short clip shows you how to enable YouTube's safety mode. YouTube is one of the most popular websites with children in Ireland. You can very easily switch on the safety mode that blocks access to adult content on this site.
The Adolescent Brain Video

The Adolescent Brain

2 February 2012
In this presentation at an Insafe regional conference in Dublin in 2009, dutch academic Hubb Nils outlines how recent advances in our understanding of how teenagers' brains work can explain some of their risk taking and poor decision making online.
Safe Search with Google Video

Safe Search with Google

2 February 2012
This short clip from webwise demonstrates how to enable Google's safe search mode. If you are a parent and your children are using the intenret, you should do this. It is free, it's easy to switch on and only takes about a minute, and it is actually pretty effective.