Online Information

An Introduction to Online Information

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In basic terms, information is data which is processed and ordered to become meaningful. The arrival of computers profoundly changed the speed and way this happens – once information can be found on the internet, it is then online. This online access has transformed the way we all relate to information.

Digital Consent

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Part of our Online Information Series 2020-21

Vloggers

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Part of our Online Information Series 2020-21

Information Operations

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Part of our Online Information Series 2020-21

Gaslighting

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Part of our Online Information Series 2020-21

Online Propaganda

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Part of our Online Information Series 2020-21

Echo Chamber

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Part of our Online Information Series 2020-21

Social Bots

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Part of our Online Information Series 2020-21

Online Hoaxes

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Part of our Online Information Series 2020-21

Misinformation and Disinformation

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Part of our Online Information Series 2020-21

Image Searching

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Part of our Online Information Series 2020-21

In-app Purchases

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Part of our Online Information Series 2020-21

Targeted Ads and Pop-ups

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Part of our Online Information Series 2020-21

Fake News

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Part of our Online Information Series 2020-21

Voice Activated Searching

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Part of our Online Information Series 2020-21

Search Engines

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Part of our Online Information Series 2020-21

Radicalisation, Terrorism and Extremism Explained

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Part of our Annual Online Safety Course for Parents and Carers 2019-20

What Parents Need to Know About Online Hoaxes

  • Published 22nd September 2020

A free online safety guide on Online Hoaxes, which are fictional stories circulated online, frequently intended to shape people’s beliefs or opinions.

What Parents Need to Know About Voice Activated Searching

  • Published 16th September 2020

A free online safety guide on Voice Activated Searching, which is a search tool that allows the user to use a voice command to search the internet, a website, or an app.

What Parents Need to Know About Online Content: 10 Tips to Keep Your Children Safe Online

  • Published 16th September 2020

A free online safety guide providing parents and carers with advice and useful tips to help keep their children safe when accessing, viewing and engaging with content online.

What Parents Need to Know About Search Engines

  • Published 10th September 2020

A free online safety guide on Search Engines, an online tool that helps you find what you’re looking for on the internet, including websites, images, videos and much more.

What Parents Need to Know About Phishing

  • Published 12th August 2020

A free online safety guide offering parents and carers advice and guidance on the dangers of phishing, the method of scamming users for their personal information online.

What Parents Need to Know About Protecting Personal Data

  • Published 1st July 2020

A free online safety guide to help parents and carers to understand what they can do to protect their children's personal data online, especially at a time when many of us are using the internet much more frequently.

Conversation Starters for Parents and Carers: Online Content

  • Published 24th June 2020

A free online safety guide giving parents and carers ideas for ways to start the conversation with children about what they may be accessing and viewing online.

A Guide to Safer Live Lessons

  • Published 1st April 2020

A guide to help both teachers and parents consider some of the issues that may arise when engaging in an online lesson.

Online Safety Tips For Children

  • Published 27th November 2019

Guide for children outlining various e- safety do’s and don’ts to help empower them to make the right decisions when interacting with the online world.

Online Safety Storybook [Digital Version]

  • Published 1st October 2019

Oscar’s Adventures in the Online World has been created to help you understand what it takes to stay safe in the online world.

Leicestershire Police: Addressing The Online Drugs Trade Online Safety Guide

  • Published 10th July 2019

An online safety guide by Leicestershire Police on addressing the online drugs trade, specifically in relation to the expansion of the online world, including the rise of the dark web and social media.

Online Safety Storybook

  • Published 1st July 2019

Oscar’s Adventures in the Online World has been created to help you understand what it takes to stay safe in the online world.

A Free Online Safety Guide to Home Internet Controls for Parents & Carers

  • Published 19th June 2019

An online safety guide to everything parents and carers need to know about internet controls, covering router filtering controls, parental software controls, ISP filtering controls and useful recommendations.

Helping schools engage parents in Online Safety

  • Published 30th January 2019

A FREE staffroom poster that lists 7 simple strategies to help schools engage parents in online safety.

Fake News Online Safety Guide for Parents

  • Published 9th January 2019

An e-safety guide for parents & carers to Fake news, which can be false information, photos or videos purposefully created to confuse or misinform.

7 Questions to help you start a conversation with your child about Online Safety

  • Published 7th November 2018

A series of 7 questions that will help you as a parent or carer, start an initial conversation with your child around online safety.

Managing Online Information Lesson Plan for Early Years (Age 0-5)

This topic for Early Years helps students understand how online information is found, viewed and interpreted.

Managing Online Information Lesson Plan for Key Stage 1 (Age 5-7)

This topic for Key Stage 1 helps students understand how online information is found, viewed and interpreted.

Managing Online Information Lesson Plan for Key Stage 2 (Age 7-11)

This topic for Key Stage 2 helps students understand how online information is found, viewed and interpreted.

Managing Online Information Lesson Plan for Key Stage 3 (Age 11-14)

This topic for Key Stage 3 helps students understand how online information is found, viewed and interpreted.

Managing Online Information Lesson Plan for Key Stage 4 (Age 14-16)

This topic for Key Stage 4 helps students understand how online information is found, viewed and interpreted.

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