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FLEX Internet Safety Web Safety for Teens Rules for Staying Safe Online 8W3

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Explosive Learning Jo Reynolds Life Skill Teachers
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This 8-week class will cover the important rules and guidelines for staying safe on the internet, with a focus on web safety for teenagers. Topics that will be discussed include online privacy, cyber bullying, safe browsing habits.

Class experience

US Grade 10 - 12
Beginner - Intermediate Level
8 lessons//8 Weeks
 Week 1
Lesson 1
Scams Targeting Young People
Identify and learn strategies to avoid online scams targeting young people.
 Week 2
Lesson 2
Scholarships and Financial Aid Scams
How to navigate and avoid deceptive financial aid offers.
 Week 3
Lesson 3
Ads and Auctions
Protecting yourself from fraud in online shopping.
 Week 4
Lesson 4
Social Media Scams
Safeguarding your identity and privacy on social media.
 Week 5
Lesson 5
Contests, Scholarships, and Employment Offers
Distinguishing legitimate opportunities from scams.
 Week 6
Lesson 6
Free Services and Hidden Charges
Avoiding offers that are too good to be true.
 Week 7
Lesson 7
Phishing Scams
Identifying and avoiding phishing attempts.
 Week 8
Lesson 8
Work-at-Home and Telemarketing Scams
Spotting and steering clear of false employment schemes.
-Understand the different types of internet scams and how scammers target young people and the ability to recognize and avoid these scams.
-Learn how to protect personal information online and how to create strong passwords and use two-factor authentication
-Understand how to be safe while using social media and other online platforms, ability to manage their privacy settings, avoid online harassment, and be aware of their online reputation.
-Learn how to protect mobile devices from hacking and malware and use mobile security software and be mindful of their physical safety when using mobile devices.
-Learn how to protect themselves while shopping online, recognizing and avoiding fake online stores, protecting payment information, and being aware of online shopping scams.
-Learn the basics of online banking and finance and how to use online banking services safely and securely, and how to protect oneself from financial scams.
-Learn how to stay vigilant and keeping up to date with the latest internet safety information, and how to have a responsible and ethical behavior online.

Overall, the class aims to empower individuals with the knowledge and skills to protect themselves from scams, frauds, and deception while using the internet, by teaching how to recognize and avoid internet scams, how to safeguard personal information online, how to use the internet responsibly, and how to react to internet security issues and how to stay safe online.
While doing his computer science degree, Johnathan took classes on hacking and technology scams. This class was designed to look at this growing issue in the technology world and how we could protect and stop it happening to the average person. He even spent time as a "White Hat Hacker" to help local companies look at the weaknesses of computer systems they had been using to stop bad hackers from taking advantage. Learning to be a professional magician ment he had to learn how to pickpocket, trick and con people for entertainment reasons only. This "magic" training has taught him the details of mastering deception and misdirection. His father is also a policeman for 40 years and has helped in training Jo for this class topic from a policemans point of view.

Johnathan has been a martial arts expert since the age of 6. From the age of 16 he worked with various circus teams where he learned many skills. He has travelled the world performing for audiences including Formula 1 events, royalty and international superstars. He is a fully insured fire and magic performer with many skills including bubbleology, staff spinning, juggling and stilt walking, to name but a few. He also teaches these other skills if your interested in those classes. 

As a serial entrepreneur who founded three successful companies before the age of 30, my drive to succeed in life began in my teens when he realised the power of positive motivation. 
"I was lucky enough to have a good mentor who guided me through the intricacies of magic and showmanship. I aim to pass that on to the next generation." 

He holds a Bachelors degree and also teaches conversational English to children and adults across the world.
Homework Offered
Each week, there will be approximately 20 - 30 minutes of homework assigned to help participants develop and apply the ideas taught in class to their own lives.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Grades Offered
Scams can really negatively affect the person who has been tricked. It can be hard talking about this issue if it has happened to you or someone close to you. It doesn't matter how intelligent you are, anyone can fall for these tricks. I will cover the emotional affect it can have on a person which might be worrying to some.
https://natwest.mymoneysense.com/parents/articles/avoiding-fraud-and-online-scams/
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-44153754
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Average rating:4.8Number of reviews:(1,252)
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Explosive Learning specialises in Life Skills classes that:

* Develop essential life skills rarely taught in schools
* Improve wellbeing by helping make kids happy and active
* Increase confidence through performance skills
* Are great fun to... 
Self-Paced Class

$25

weekly or $199 for all content
8 pre-recorded lessons
8 weeks of teacher support
Choose your start date
1 year of access to the content

Ages: 15-18

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