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. Whether kids are using social media, searching for information, gaming, or emailing, they should have some basic understanding of how to protect themselves online. Though teachers and parents are deeply concerned about kids' online safety, we often don't know the best ways to teach these skills.

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. A lot of innocent teasing happens in interactive media. 29 Steps to Internet Safety for Kids.

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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. This free course is designed to help you teach the latest in internet safety and digital citizenship for your students. Why we should talk to kids about what to do after they sext on their smartphones.

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

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Through computers, smartphones, and tablets, we have a wealth of information at our fingertips that can be both entertaining and intellectually stimulating. 6] Additionally, older children are more likely than younger children to use too much digital media each day.[7].

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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.

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How K–12 Schools Can Use Next-Generation Content Filtering to Keep Students Safe

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Congress passed the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) in 2000, tying E-rate program discounts to a school’s internet safety policy. Even in the absence of a federal update, K–12 administrators can look carefully at their current internet safety policy.

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.

11 Essential EdTech Action Steps for Back to School

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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. and higher so you can connect Windows devices and Android smartphones to Miracast-compliant receivers.

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