Getting Started with eSmart DL+

Getting Started with eSmart DL+

Lesson 2 of 3 in this unit

  • Primary
  • Year 5 - 6
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Health
  • Social
  • Online safety
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Lesson summary

Students will explore the concept of digital citizenship and start using the eSmart Digital Licence+ (eSmart DL+) system to develop their digital literacy skills.

Learning intentions:

Students will...

  • establish their base level of knowledge around digital citizenship and learn how to navigate the DL+ platform.

Success criteria:

Students can...

  • describe digital citizenship
  • explain what the eSmart DL+ platform is and why they are using it
  • login to the eSmart DL+ platform and work through the learning modules.

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Lesson details


This lesson is designed to build students’ competencies in the following skills:

  • curiosity
  • digital literacy

Curriculum Mapping

Australian Curriculum (v9.0) content description: 

Year 5&6, HPE:

  • analyse and rehearse protective behaviours and help-seeking strategies that can be used in a range of online and offline situations (AC9HP6P08)

Relevant parts of Year 5&6 achievement standards:  Students explain how communication skills, protective behaviours and help-seeking strategies keep themselves and others safe online and offline.

NSW Syllabus outcomes:

  • PD3-7 proposes and implements actions and protective strategies that promote health, safety, wellbeing and physically active spaces

General capabilities: Digital Literacy

UN Sustainable Development Goals

Goal 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

  • Target 9.c: Significantly increase access to information and communications technology and strive to provide universal and affordable access to the Internet in least developed countries by 2020.

Resources Required

  • Device for each student with headphones and internet connectivity
  • Student worksheet (1 per student)
  • Whiteboard and markers (or equivalent).

Additional Info

The Alannah & Madeline Foundation has developed a new and innovative online learning experience that builds digital intelligence in students aged 10-14, giving them the knowledge and skills they need to harness the opportunities and deal with the challenges of the digital world. Aligned to leading international frameworks for digital intelligence and future readiness, the eSmart Digital Licence+ offers cutting-edge, evidence-based learning materials that educators can use in remote and blended learning environments.

These lessons are designed to assist teachers in implementing eSmart Digital Licence+ in their classroom by scaffolding students' understanding and then putting their new eSmart skills to use in the real world.

The Alannah & Madeline Foundation is a national not-for-profit organisation dedicated to keeping children and young people free from violence and trauma wherever they live, learn and play.

Level of teacher scaffolding: medium - direct student discussion, facilitate students logging into the eSmart DL+ system.

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