What a Teacher Can Do About Cyberbullying

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Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Cassie Phillips, is a consultant and internet security expert. They can give recommendations for online safety that are tailored to a given situation. Ensure that the school has put in place an internet safety education program.

4 Great Lesson Plans for Internet Safety

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With kids getting smartphones and other devices at younger and younger ages, it's more important than ever to teach them how to use the internet safely. Though teachers and parents are deeply concerned about kids' online safety, we often don't know the best ways to teach these skills. And explaining internet safety effectively will vary according to the age group you're talking to. The same is true when kids are using the internet.

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How to Grow Global Digital Citizens

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With the rise of online games, web-based education, and smartphones that access everything from house lights to security systems, it’s not surprising to read these statistics: In 2013, 71 percent of the U.S. population age 3 and over used the Internet. Digital Citizenship webinar.

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Sextortion: Your Students Are at Risk, Teachers Can Help

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The time to talk is when they get their smartphone. Today’s Sponsor: Netsmartz Free Teaching Digital Citizenship Course. This free course is designed to help you teach the latest in internet safety and digital citizenship for your students.

How to Set Healthy Screen Time Habits: A Guide for Parents


Through computers, smartphones, and tablets, we have a wealth of information at our fingertips that can be both entertaining and intellectually stimulating. Today’s children are digital natives, which means that they’ve grown up surrounded by technology from the time they were born.

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Teens and Screens - Recommended Resources for Parents and Teachers

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How do I talk to my kid about Internet porn? • How do screens -- such as TV and smartphones -- affect my kids’ sleep? • Dgital Citizenship Internet Screen Time Screenagers Teenagers Teens and Screens

How Common Sense Is Helping NYC Welcome Cell Phones into Schools

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Kornicker goes on to explain, “Despite being a 98% Title 1 school, PSMS 161 has noted that a very large percentage of our students have smartphones, tablets, laptops, and a wide array of connected devices. Lisa Nielsen, director of digital engagement and learning at the NYC DOE, shares how the district is preparing schools to move forward. “An It also means ensuring staff is able to incorporate digital safety, citizenship, and responsibility into the work they do with students.".


10 Technology Skills Every Educator Should Have

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Internet Search and Research - educators need to know how to do a proper internet search, using search terms and modifiers. They also need to be able to teach proper internet search skills to their students, no matter what class they are teaching.