Lesson 5: Fake Emails

Not all emails are honest and trustworthy. In this lesson we look at spam, junk and phishing emails and how to avoid being tricked by fake emails

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding that not all emails are genuine

  • Recognising when an email might be fake

  • Understanding that one shouldn’t click on links in an email unless one knows what it is

  • Knowing what to do if one suspects an email is fake

Lesson Plan

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Presentation: Fake emails


Fake emails reminder
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Cat Lamin,  
Computing specialist
Cat was a committed primary school teacher for twelve years. After starting her independent consultancy ‘Crossover Solutions’ she has travelled to Argentina, Brazil and America to share her wealth of knowledge of computer science with other teachers. Her enjoyment for…
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