Internet Safety Month–Rules to Live By

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June is National Internet Safety Month , thanks to a resolution passed in 2005 by the U.S. The goal is to raise awareness about online safety for all, with a special focus on kids ranging from tots to teens. Children are just as connected to the Internet as adults.

Internet Safety Month?Rules to Live By

Ask a Tech Teacher

June is National Internet Safety Month , thanks to a resolution passed in 2005 by the U.S. The goal is to raise awareness about online safety for all, with a special focus on kids ranging from tots to teens. Children are just as connected to the Internet as adults.

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169 Tech Tip #37 — Basics of Internet Safety

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Today’s tip: Basics of Internet Safety. Category: Internet. Here are two posters to share with students about the basics of Internet safety: Click to view slideshow. Here’s a lesson plan on Internet Search/Research. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years.

A Playlist: Avatars & Internet Safety

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

For as long as I can remember I''ve been using avatars to teach Internet safety. I just collected some of the resources I regularly use and created a MentorMob playlist for teaching students about Avatars and Internet Safety. avatar digital citizenship free technology guided learning internet safety mentormob

12 Great Lesson Plans for Internet Safety

Graphite Blog

Educators' approach to internet safety in the classroom has changed as the technology and our use of it continues to evolve. In the past, digital citizenship lessons on internet safety focused more on dos and don'ts, like do create safe passwords and don't talk to strangers online. Below are the best internet safety lesson plans for students in grades 3–8. 3rd Grade Internet Safety Lesson Plans Password Power-Up.

23 Great Lesson Plans for Internet Safety

Graphite Blog

Educators' approach to internet safety in the classroom has changed as the technology and our use of it continues to evolve. In the past, digital citizenship lessons on internet safety focused more on dos and don'ts, like do create safe passwords and don't talk to strangers online. Below are the best internet safety lesson plans for students in grades K–12. 1st Grade Internet Safety Lesson Plans Pause & Think Online.

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

Educational Technology Guy

Technology is a wonderful thing. It is a good resource to use when teaching digital literacy and internet safety. The Loss of Privacy from Google Apple and Facebook Compliments of BackgroundChecks.org More resources: 10 Tech Skills Every Student Should Have How to Evaluate Web Resources Internet Safety Resources: Internet Safety Resources - help students stay safe online Discovery Education Web 20.11 - great internet safety resources.

How to Teach Internet Safety to Younger Elementary Students

Edutopia

Mary Beth Hertz Technology Integration Mary Beth Hertz shares some insights into adapting Stranger Danger lessons for the virtual world Photo credit: Amelia Wells via flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Check out this brilliant online safety website from Google

EdTech4Beginners

It is fun, interactive and covers everything involving internet safety! education e-safety edtech Google Interland internet safety online safety teachers teaching technologyGoogle has recently produced a fantastic website. It’s called Interland and is completely free. Watch my walk-through video below on how it works, and how you could use it in your classroom: Check out the full website here: [link].

Digital Citizenship: Why Teachers Should Instill It In Students + Free Resources

Educational Technology Guy

Digital Citizenship: Why Teachers Should Instill It In Students + Free Resources With February well underway— and e-learning lingering — the time is now to revisit the importance of online safety. After all, Safer Internet Day is on February 9 and Digital Learning Day is on February 25.

Article for TES: How to make sure your students stay safe online, whatever their age

EdTech4Beginners

education teachers edtech teaching technology cyberbullying e-safety internet safety online education technology in the classroomI recently wrote an article for The Times Educational Supplement (TES). The article features teaching ideas and tips for how to keep children safe online. Click this link to access the full article.

The Ultimate Parental Guide To Protecting Your Child On The Internet

Educational Technology Guy

The Ultimate Parental Guide To Protecting Your Child On The Internet is a free resource I found out about this week. Related: More Internet Safety Resources Digital Citizenship Resources Online Safety Resources. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. cybersecurity digital citizenship digital literacy internet safety online safety

What a Teacher Can Do About Cyberbullying

Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Cassie Phillips, is a consultant and internet security expert. You’ll enjoy her latest article on how to address cyberbullying with your students: Cyberbullying refers to a situation in which a teen, preteen or child is embarrassed, humiliated, harassed, threatened, tormented or otherwise targeted by another on interactive technology such as smartphones or social media. More on internet security: 6 Tips to Avoid Email Phishing.

How To Protect Your Privacy As An Online Student.

EdTech4Beginners

Technology has always been a driving force of change. You need to be carefully sharing any personal information over the Internet. Tagged: e-safety , e-safey , Internet , internet safety , online , online safety , privacy online , student safety , web. education e-safety e-safey Internet internet safety online online safety privacy online student safety web

4 fresh ideas for teaching digital citizenship sooner

eSchool News

Kids are immersed in technology from a very young age. note : Innovation In Action is a new monthly column from the International Society of Technology in Education focused on exem plary practices in education. Throughout my career, I’ve taught the use of technology to elementary students. While at my former school district, I worked with colleagues to create a comprehensive Internet Safety Unit with a specific focus on digital citizenship.

ScanURL - check any web address to make sure it's safe

Educational Technology Guy

This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. free resources internet safety virus ScanURL is a site that will check a URL (web address or domain) and see if it has been reported for phishing, malware, viruses or a poor reputation. It uses multiple 3rd party services, including Google Safe Browsing Diagnostic to scan the websites and report back to you. This is a great tool to check web sites before you visit them, especially if you are unsure about them.

Here’s a Preview of June

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Internet Safety Month. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-12 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

Internet Security and Antivirus Software

Kevin Corbett

Internet Security If you haven’t seen the Norse Global Real-Time Attack Map, I highly recommend it as both visually fascinating and informative. Internet Safety News Technology computer security DDOS DDOS attack map virus protection virus softwareThe site provides a geographical display of live cyber attacks along with the origin, attack type, and target. What Is A DDOS A Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack is an attempt to. Read More.

Discovery Kids Announces Puterbugs for Online Safety - ages 8 and under!

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Puterbugs is a refreshing new website designed to teach kids healthy ways to use technology as a tool, not just a toy. With a "modern-day Mr. Rogers" virtual teacher, and a set of Puterbugs for each letter of the keyboard, the program is a unique collaboration between the largest provider of technology education at Imagine Tomorrow, and the experts at Discovery Kids (Discovery Channel).

Technology and Digital Media in the Classroom: A Guide for Educators

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Technology has done more to change school curriculum and practices than nearly anything else—and in such a short amount of time! So, why and how should you use technology in your classroom? What Is the Proper Role of Technology in the Classroom? How to Integrate Technology.

Avatar Adventures: An Interactive Learning Opportunity

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

avatar common core cool tools education free technology interactive internet safety multimedia research student tools technology thinglink tutorials web 2.0 I created an interactive learning experience designed to provide students and teachers with opportunities to focus on digital citizenship while engaging in constructive play. I hope many will enjoy using it, contributing to it and interacting with it. Many thanks to those who have already contributed content!

6 Smart Ways to Keep Your Kids Safe Online

Educational Technology Guy

It’s no secret that the internet has become a preying ground for traffickers. Shockingly, the average age of a human trafficking victim is 13, meaning it is extremely important to teach children online safety. More Internet Safety Resources Digital Citizenship Resources Online Safety Resources -. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. internet safety online predators online safety

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. . Responsible technology use is imperative for maintaining a safe learning environment and preparing students to be capable users in a technology-enabled workforce. . 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. 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

eSchool News

Technology has become a mainstay within the walls of today’s schools. billion on technology this past year, according to IDC , with no sign of a plateau. But as rapid technology adoption continues unabated, the safety of the students who are meant to benefit from these advances is frequently overlooked. In the past 25 years, technology has steadily progressed from a productivity tool to a staple of modern communication, interaction, and lifestyle.

Set up Anonymous Bully Reporting with Cel.ly

The Innovative Educator

bullying Internet Safety / Cyber Bullying Technology tools While innovative educators know that empowering students to use their own devices for learning is necessary for student success, the conversation of bullying often comes up as well. Not only are student-owned devices great learning tools, they also are great tools for helping to address bullying. A resource like Cel.ly

ThingLink & Mentor Mob: Nice Integration Feature

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

avatar common core cool tools education free technology interactive internet safety mentormob multimedia research student tools technology thinglink tutorials web 2.0 Last week I learned that the folks at ThingLink and MentorMob had done some work together to integrate their tools, making it possible to embed a MentorMob playlist directly into a ThingLink graphic.

Citizenship for Personalized Learning

BYOT Network

Teaching and modeling digital age skills through technology can nurture the traits of contributing citizens. Many students have taught themselves how to utilize technology and have made unfortunate mistakes. They want to emulate their parents, teen brothers and sisters, and even popular celebrities they see using technology all the time. Netiquette is the behavior that one uses while on the Internet.

Citizenship for Personalized Learning

BYOT Network

Teaching and modeling digital age skills through technology can nurture the traits of contributing citizens. Many students have taught themselves how to utilize technology and have made unfortunate mistakes. They want to emulate their parents, teen brothers and sisters, and even popular celebrities they see using technology all the time. Netiquette is the behavior that one uses while on the Internet.

Be Internet Awesome: Tools to teach online safety

iLearn Technology

What it is: Be Internet Awesome is a fantastic new way to help your students make the most of the Internet by being prepared to make wise decisions as they navigate and interact online. Be Internet Awesome helps teach students the basics of digital citizenship and safety online. How to integrate Be Internet Awesome into the classroom: With Be Internet Awesome , Google gives you a complete set of tools to empower you to encourage digital citizenship and safety online.

Vokis in the Classroom

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

avatar common core cool tools education free technology interactive internet safety multimedia research student tools technology tutorials voki web 2.0 Summer is a time for constructive play. You might want to have a bit of fun and try creating a talking avatar with My Voki. Once you see how easy it is to create one, you have the rest of the summer to figure out how to use them in your teaching.

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129 Digital Citizenship Links on 22 Topics

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Internet sources. Internet—what is it–video. 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. Digital Safety – Informational guide to staying safe online, includes search engine safety, scams, and identity theft.

8 of the Best Research Tools for Inquiry

iLearn Technology

It is a fantastic tool for comparing information (think people in history, weather in different parts of world, etc), exploring mathematics, units and measures, data/statistical information, science, geography, technology…truly you should just go play with this knowledge computational engine because my description isn’t doing justice to the cool things it does! As an inquiry based school, Anastasis students (and teachers) spend a LOT of time researching.

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What You Might Have Missed in June

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Internet Safety Month–Rules to Live By. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-12 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

Here’s a Preview of June

Ask a Tech Teacher

Internet Safety Month. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-12 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.