Internet Safety and Information - what data do the big companies collect?

Educational Technology Guy

However, there are some drawbacks and everyone is concerned about their data and what the big tech companies collect about them. It is a good resource to use when teaching digital literacy and internet safety. Google Good to Know - online safety and data info Google Family Safety Center - help promote safety online. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. digital literacy internet safety

12 Great Lesson Plans for Internet Safety

Graphite Blog

Educators' approach to internet safety in the classroom has changed as the technology and our use of it continues to evolve. Below are the best internet safety lesson plans for students in grades 3–8. 7th Grade Internet Safety Lesson Plans Big, Big Data.

What Educators Need to Know Right Now About Digital Citizenship

The CoolCatTeacher

Anne Collier on Episode 456 and 457 of the 10-Minute Teacher Anne Collier, Founder and Executive Director of The Net Safety Collaborative and , shares what we need to know about social media in this two-part series.

Safer Internet Day: Can Social Media Companies be Trusted?


As it's Safer Internet Day, perhaps it's apposite to ask this question: can the social media companies be trusted? He publishes the ICT & Computing in Education website. Internet News Security Social Media TL Advisor Blog Keep your Kids Safe Online


uKnowKids , is a company that has set out to accomplish just that. uKnowKids will make it easier for you to educate, engage with and protect your teen or tween when they use social networking or their mobile phone. Smart Tools. Safer Kids.

How Technology Can Improve Digital Citizenship in K–12

EdTech Magazine

Earlier this year in a webinar from edWeb , Jeff Meyer, director of education at, outlined the importance of ingraining digital citizenship in students at a young age, and listed some of the educational tools available to teachers for starting these lessons early.

Are Schools Helpless, Hapless When it Comes to IT Privacy and Security?

Doug Levin

Even if they are correct about the current state of affairs – and they just might be – it doesn’t abdicate our responsibility to help schools and educators do better. Instead, advocates have focused almost exclusively on the practices of companies serving education.

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About Company ([link] ([link] established in 2009. ([link] designed to compliment their Internet Safety product called My Kids Browser. My Kids Browser is an internet browser that allows kids to go to only websites that you choose.

The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017


In December 2010, The Journal –“t he leading Technology based education publication for K-12 and higher education”– published an article with a 5-prong prediction for the following year. Billion has been invested in US K-12 education technology companies since 2010.

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Bullying and Cyberbullying: The Things You Need to Know

The CoolCatTeacher

Some educators tend to just flip out and say, “Take away the phone! The biggest mistakes educators can make when dealing with bullying. When an educator is trusted enough by a kid or a parent to find out what’s happening, what is the worst thing that can we can do?

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11 Essential EdTech Action Steps for Back to School

The CoolCatTeacher

It is available offline; everything but the YouTube videos and hyperlinks will work (those need the Internet), but all other text, comments, notes and PDF’s are available. Education Get Connected How to Guides.

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Viral Messaging: Putting Digital Citizenship to the Test

Tech Helpful

Turning A Viral Hoax Into A Lesson on Internet Safety Over the last week, you have probably seen some reference to the “Momo Challenge,” hidden messages in Youtube videos, and calls for technology companies to police their systems to protect kids.

Safe Apps to Recommend to Parents

Gaggle Speaks

Instead, parents should start with face-to-face open communication; letting children know their safety is the top priority. Their downloadable Internet Safety Contract is a great tool to help families talk over the rules and consequences of online behavior. Student Safety

Four Steps to Help Students Develop a Healthy Media Diet

Key topics include cyberbullying, information literacy, digital footprints, and overall Internet safety. Step 3 – Parent Education: Give parents opportunities, such as a lunch and learn, to hear from staff face-to-face about student technology use.

Class Tech Tips: Teaching Digital Citizenship with Adobe Spark


From Internet safety to commenting in online spaces, there are lots of topics to consider when deciding how to best prepare students for an online world. Check out the Adobe Spark for Education page for more ideas for your classroom!

In the marketplace: Gaming, digital citizenship, PD initiatives, and more

eSchool News

Remaining a tech-savvy educator means keeping on top of the myriad changes and trends in education, how technology can support those trends, and how teaching and learning can best benefit from near-constant change.

Safety First


Whether virtual or physical, the safety of students is every educator’s first priority. VIRTUAL SAFETY “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” The FPF’s education privacy resource site, FERPA|Sherpa ( ), is a goldmine of resources and information.

More Now: Engaged Community


This is an excerpt from the seventh chapter of More Now: A Message From The Future for The Educators of Today by Mark Wagner, Ph.D., At the time, which was around 2006, many of the parents were concerned about internet safety—an issue we addressed as we talked about digital citizenship and safety practices. Mark Wagner is a former high school English teacher that has since served as educational technology coordinator at the site, district, and county levels.

The 2 Biggest Barriers To Learning in Modern Schools - Consideration 7

The Innovative Educator

Furthermore with companies like Neverware which can turn most any old device into a high-speed Chromebook, cost and tech support are no longer the barriers they once were. Stay tuned on The Innovative Educator blog for the additional considerations in future posts.