I have learnt so much this week about digital citizenship and been very thankful for the multitude of resources available to help teach children how to use the web safely. My knowledge has expanded past only thinking about cyber safety. This week has got me thinking about more, for instance responsible use of technology and teaching children the significance of how they interact online not just for safety reasons but to be conscientious, valued members of society. I think it is important to teach the magnitude of the world wide web and the possibilities it presents.
I am going to an Education Queensland school for my prac and have been researching and looking at the policies involved with this. It makes me question my plans for prac a little bit as I don’t think I will be able to use Mystery Skype as I was hoping to. I am looking forward to meeting my mentor and discussing the options available before I start. I am lucky the school I will be attending also has an ICT teacher which indicates they are pro ICT in classrooms.