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."

How To Protect Your Privacy As An Online Student.

EdTech4Beginners

Students have the convenience and flexibility to study online. You need to be carefully sharing any personal information over the Internet. They often use social engineering to acquire it. Technology has always been a driving force of change.

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. Case Study: What is the #MoMoChallenge?

Teens and Screens - Recommended Resources for Parents and Teachers

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

A Resource List to Jumpstart Screenagers Discussions -- A Work in Progress From Common Sense Media : FAQ • How much screen time is OK for my kid(s)? How do I talk to my kid about Internet porn? • Dgital Citizenship Internet Screen Time Screenagers Teenagers Teens and Screens

It’s late 2015 and we’re still overblocking the Internet

Dangerously Irrelevant

It’s late 2015, we’re still overblocking the Internet, and the blame is on us as administrators… I read a post recently that stressed yet again how access to the wide range of the Internet is an equity issue. There are numerous reasons why we overblock the Internet.

Addressing cyberbullying and online safety in schools

Neo LMS

The concept of a safe learning environment is well-worth examining, specifically in the context of online safety. Learners are not distracted, or disabled, by the physical environment, other learners, or their own social anxieties. Ensuring safety in the online learning environment.

Being a Cyber-Mentor: A Role For All Ages

Gaggle Speaks

From organizations like StopBullying.gov to schools and communities that are implementing anti-bullying programs and clubs, more people are being proactive in creating safety nets for those involved in cyberbullying or who want to learn more. Posted on August 19, 2015 by Sue Scheff.

Are Curriculum Specialists in Edtech Denial?

techlearning

Here is how I responded: "Education technology – or edtech – is the study and practice of effective teaching and learning processes and strategies that incorporate devices, apps, programs, and media. She is on social media @KerryHawk02 and her website is www.KerryHawk02.com.

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Why Student Creation is the Hardest/Best Form of Assessment

techlearning

For many of us, both our experience as students and training as teachers comprised of readings, lectures, note-taking, studying, and test-taking for scores and certifications. She is on social media @KerryHawk02 and her website is www.KerryHawk02.com.

#CelebrateWithDE – Cyber Monday

Discovery Education

Use the selected resources below or the CyberMonday Digital Integration Kit (US subscribers only) to highlight cyber safety and security on Cyber Monday. Animated music video featuring online safety guidelines. Common Sense Media K-5: My Online Neighborhood. Highlights ways the Internet can be a tool to communicate and identifies safety rules. Common Sense Media K-5: Connected Culture. Discovery Education Streaming, Social Studios Techbook.

Bullying and Cyberbullying: The Things You Need to Know

The CoolCatTeacher

Ann: Well, I think that it’s really important to be clear that it’s far from the epidemic that we sometimes hear about in the news media. So they looked at a whole range of research – lots of different studies – and that was the range of kids who were affected by it, in both cases.

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Which Digital Citizenship Skills Do Students Need Most?

Graphite Blog

Though digital citizenship encompasses a range of skills and habits of mind, we've observed that often teachers and schools design digital citizenship instruction with a protectionist approach, emphasizing anti-cyberbullying education and internet safety. Despite a tendency to focus on safety issues, teachers are keenly aware of how student needs are changing due to our increasingly connected culture. Make news and media literacy education a priority.

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.

Which Digital Citizenship Skills Do Students Need Most?

Graphite Blog

Though digital citizenship encompasses a range of skills and habits of mind, we've observed that often teachers and schools design digital citizenship instruction with a protectionist approach, emphasizing anti-cyberbullying education and internet safety. Despite a tendency to focus on safety issues, teachers are keenly aware of how student needs are changing due to our increasingly connected culture. Make news and media literacy education a priority.

From Slut Pages to Sexting Scandals: The Impact of Online Shame In Schools

Gaggle Speaks

Maybe you have social media monitoring systems in effect. One study of teenagers in Texas basically concluded that sexting is the new “first base.”. In addition to being a regular contributor on Huffington Post and Psychology Today, she contributes to a wide variety of parenting and Internet safety publications and websites. Student Safety