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

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This infographic shows some of the data and information that Google, Facebook and Apple have and collect about their users. 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 safetyTechnology is a wonderful thing.

How To Protect Your Privacy As An Online Student.

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It has radically transformed education. However, online education has also created a host of new challenges. You need to be carefully sharing any personal information over the Internet. They can gain access to your online education accounts, which may have your billing information, personal contact details and other sensitive information. Tagged: e-safety , e-safey , Internet , internet safety , online , online safety , privacy online , student safety , web.

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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. NetRef offers powerful Internet monitoring software that I recommend for schools. She serves on the Trust & Safety advisory boards of Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and Yubo.

uKnow.com: Keep your Kids Safe Online

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Parenting is Getting Tough Chances are your kids are connected in one way or another to Facebook, or another social networking site. 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. cyber safety cyberbullying digital citizenship internet safety keep kids safe online protect children online u know u know kids uknowkids Smart Tools. Safer Kids.

How every school can promote safety in a digital world

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But as rapid technology adoption continues unabated, the safety of the students who are meant to benefit from these advances is frequently overlooked. The next leap occurred with a transformational social networking experiment known as Facebook, instantly connecting people around the world and giving new meaning to the term “global village”. Along with student safety, you are also responsible for managing and securing the devices themselves. Student safety and IT efficiency.

129 Digital Citizenship Links on 22 Topics

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Internet sources. Internet—what is it–video. Facebook, YouTube, Texting: Rules of the Road for Kids. Privacy on the internet. BrainPop Internet sources. Google course on searching internet. Internet searches. Internet Hoaxes. Internet safety. Brainpop—online safety. Clicky’s internet safety. Computer safety. Faux Paws Internet Safety. Garfield internet safety.

Social Networking & Internet Awareness

The Daring Librarian

I''ve been saying it for years but it bears repeating - in regards to the Internet: There is no safe, there is only AWARE "Security is mostly a superstition. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing" Helen Keller , The Open Door -1957 I''ve been teaching/preaching Internet safety awareness since 2000.i Again, the subject i think that is foremost now is not Safety but Awareness. awareness FTC fun internet safety NetCetera Phishing social networking

10 Technology Skills Every Educator Should Have

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This past January I wrote "10 Tech Skills Every Student Should Have" and I have decided to modify it for the "10 Tech Skills Every Educator Should Have". Overall, educators need to understand some basics about technology and that it is not a be-all-end-all solution to everything in a classroom. The How''s, Why''s and Value of Educational Technology 1. Internet Search and Research - educators need to know how to do a proper internet search, using search terms and modifiers.

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The Web20Classroom

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Mindfulness and Screen Time

Digital Promise

This article originally appeared on Usable Knowledge from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. The nagging sense that we’re not quite steering this ship plagues educators, too, who may find themselves dropping everything to manage the fallout of interpersonal crises that play out in the digital realm, erupting with little or no warning. A Facebook friend posts photos from the party and tags you in them.

Game-Based Digital Literacy with Digital Compass – From Jennifer Carey

EdTechTeacher

The game is targeted at middle school students, an age when most children are getting cell phones and social media accounts (like Facebook and Instagram). Through playing this digital, “choose your own adventure” game, students explore topics like: cyberbullying & “digital drama,” self-image & identity, internet safety & privacy, creative credit & copyright, as well as relationships & communication. This post first appeared on Free Technology for Teachers.

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4 terrific teacher communities for summer PD

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Common Sense Educators. Common Sense Educators is our Facebook group for educators committed to creating a positive, collaborative culture of digital learning and digital citizenship in their classrooms, schools, or districts. Topics of discussion include tech integration, media literacy, internet safety, and much more. Formerly Digital Is, The Current is an open-publishing media-literacy website created and curated by a community of educators.

Trolls, Catfish, Cyberbullies--Oh My! How to Help Students Stay “Internet Kind”

Edsurge

Open up a new tab, and do a quick Google Search for “The Internet is full of…” I’m guessing your autocomplete looks similar to mine: “The Internet is full of lies.” “The The Internet is full of false information.” “The The Internet is full of jerks.” “The The Internet is full of terrible people.” The fact is the Internet can be a big, scary place for kids, and some students are starting to accept this as the norm.

Create Safe Spam Friendly Email using Kids Email Today! | @KidsEmail

TeacherCast

KidsEmail.org ([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. She works hard to provide a safe e-mail service for kids, and helps educate parents on tools to help keep their children safe from online threats like cyberbullying and strangers. Check out our Educators Guide to Podcasting today!

4 terrific teacher communities for summer PD

eSchool News

[ Editor’s note: This piece originally appeared on Common Sense Education.]. Common Sense Educators. Common Sense Educators is our new Facebook group for educators committed to creating a positive, collaborative culture of digital learning and digital citizenship in their classrooms, schools, or districts. Topics of discussion include tech integration, media literacy, internet safety, and much more.

Why protecting students at school is much more than just internet monitoring

eSchool News

However, on the flipside, access to the wider internet may mean that there is a temptation for students to access websites with inappropriate content–or use it as a platform where negative behavior can escalate, such as for cyberbullying or other undesirable activities. That certainly eliminates the issue, but it doesn’t allow students the opportunity to learn about the safe and responsible use of the internet (digital citizenship) in a controlled environment.

Social Media Ed, Sex Ed, & Digital Responsibility

The Daring Librarian

According to a recent study & Mashable : "About 80% of children between the ages of 0 and 5 who use the Internet in the United States do so on at least a weekly basis, according to a report released Monday from education non-profit organizations Joan Ganz Cooney Center and Sesame Workshop." We can’t fault kids for doing something wrong on Facebook or Twitter because we’re not teaching them. we mean to teach Facebook we have to understand Facebook.

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? Do you think there are some challenges that educators have as we deal with cyberbullying – and even bullying?

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Are You R.E.A.D.Y. as a School to be Good Digital Citizens

techlearning

This leads to a cross roads of districts pushing digital learning into schools with teachers who may not be trained in the use of safe online instruction and hence the problem of a fear of the internet. The list could go on, but essentially, anything on the Internet with your name on it is a digital record. The growth of 1:1 and digital initiatives in schools is driving the conversation and need to highlight the responsible use of technology in education.

5 Tips to Increase Parental Engagement in the 21st Century Classroom – From Courtney Pepe

EdTechTeacher

In this same letter he introduced two new social media platforms to further dialogue: a district Facebook page and a district twitter account, @WT_Schools. There are groups of parents where I depend more on Facebook, Twitter, and REMIND in addition to posting on the district website. Monica Burns ( @ClassTechTips ) is an internationally respected educational consultant who tours the globe speaking to schools about how to use apps for a variety of objectives.

6 Great Teacher Communities for Summer PD

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Common Sense Educators. Common Sense Educators is our Facebook group for educators committed to creating a positive, collaborative culture of digital learning and digital citizenship in their classrooms, schools, or districts. Topics of discussion include tech integration, media literacy, internet safety, and much more. The Current is an open publishing media-literacy website created and curated by a community of educators.

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. As educators, we spend a great deal of time trying to figure out the best way to prepare our students for the challenges they will face, both in the real and the digital worlds. There is an internet phenomenon called the Rick Roll.

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. A class Facebook page? A private Facebook group with your students? It is part of the five steps to Internet safety and is a basic safety mechanism, but it also just makes it easier to share and to communicate. Education Get Connected How to Guides.

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4 Terrific Teacher Communities for Summer PD

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Common Sense Educators. Common Sense Educators is our Facebook group for educators committed to creating a positive, collaborative culture of digital learning and digital citizenship in their classrooms, schools, or districts. Topics of discussion include tech integration, media literacy, internet safety, and much more. Formerly Digital Is, The Current is an open publishing media literacy website created and curated by a community of educators.

4 Terrific Teacher Communities for Summer PD

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Common Sense Educators. Common Sense Educators is our new Facebook group for educators committed to creating a positive, collaborative culture of digital learning and digital citizenship in their classrooms, schools, or districts. Topics of discussion include tech integration, media literacy, internet safety, and much more. Educators can get support and feedback from peers while staying current in the digital landscape.

Engage Your Community with Parent Digital Citizenship Academies

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This article is part of Common Sense Education's Teacher Voices series, which provides a platform for diverse perspectives on teaching in the digital age. That's why it's incumbent upon us as educators to educate our whole community on this new area of knowledge, not just our students. " -- Joshua Harris, Alisal’s director of educational technology. Some of the schools advertised through their Facebook pages, the Remind app, and robocalls.

Engage Your Community with Parent Digital Citizenship Academies

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That's why it's incumbent upon us as educators to educate our whole community on this new area of knowledge, not just our students. " -- Joshua Harris, Alisal’s director of educational technology. We've had great results with our Digital Citizenship Academies for teachers but found that working with educators alone wasn't enough to help our students' families grasp these relatively new and critical concepts.