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Technology is a wonderful thing. 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 safet

12 Great Lesson Plans for Internet Safety

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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.

How Technology Can Improve Digital Citizenship in K–12

EdTech Magazine

How Technology Can Improve Digital Citizenship in K–12. As technology is further integrated into the classroom, digital citizenship is an essential skill all students need to possess. . Students are more exposed to the internet than ever. Create an Environment of Internet Safety.

uKnow.com: Keep your Kids Safe Online

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Parents still need to be able to be parents and not be restricted by the barriers of technology While we would love to think that our kids are innocent, that innocence is what can get them in trouble. uKnowKids , is a company that has set out to accomplish just that. Smart Tools.

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 SocialMediaHelpline.com , shares what we need to know about social media in this two-part series.

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

Doug Levin

Advocates would have us believe that school districts are incapable of making responsible decisions about technology-related privacy and security issues affecting students. Instead, advocates have focused almost exclusively on the practices of companies serving education.

Four Steps to Help Students Develop a Healthy Media Diet

edWeb.net

With the proliferation of technology in school and at home, parents are looking for direction on how to keep their kids’ media habits in check. Key topics include cyberbullying, information literacy, digital footprints, and overall Internet safety.

Teaching Basic Cybersecurity Measures To Everyday People (For Parents of Digital Natives)

Ask a Tech Teacher

When you’re done, evaluate your cybersecurity safety. Anyone who enjoys using the internet is a potential victim of hackers or malicious actors. This advice will be timeless as kids are starting to use the internet at younger and younger ages.

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.

Bullying and Cyberbullying: The Things You Need to Know

The CoolCatTeacher

And it really isn’t as much about technology as it is about humanity. Educators can deal with these issues because it isn’t as much about technology as most educators think. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

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11 Essential EdTech Action Steps for Back to School

The CoolCatTeacher

Technologies can transform; even simple technologies can make a significant impact. Here are eleven of the technologies that often affect classroom procedures and workflow. Make sure you have the language in place use technology in your classroom.

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Safety First

techlearning

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.” Benjamin Franklin was addressing fire safety when he coined this familiar axiom, but the analogy to Internet safety isn’t a bad one.

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.

More Now: Engaged Community

EdTechTeam

My first experience of intentionally engaging a community to get people on board with our change initiatives happened when I was contracted by Palm Springs Unified School District to help write an updated three-to-five-year technology plan. 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.

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

The Innovative Educator

It used to be that 1:1 technology access was a novelty. 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.