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Texting boyfriend while walking a bad idea, soggy newscaster discovers. YouTube Laura Safe, texting her boyfriend, just before she made her big splash. Generally speaking, those who report the news try to avoid being ... well, the news. But sometimes accidents happen — like in the case of a radio newscaster who walked directly into a canal while texting her boyfriend.

"Oh dear. I should really be called Laura UNsafe after the day I've had! " "Poor Laura Safe. Holding nothing back, whoever wrote that note even finished it with a flourish: "Ahahahahahahahahahaha! " "I thought there was pavement ahead of me, I could see it out of the corner of my eye," Safe said during a segment on Capital FM's Capital Breakfast show. Excuses and theories aside, Safe was quite lucky. Texting While Driving Kills: Here's One Grim Example [PIC] The photo above serves as a harsh reminder of the consequences of texting while driving. The unfinished text, never sent, was typed by 22-year-old Alexander Heit as he was driving through a small town in Colorado earlier this month. Before Heit had a chance to finish typing the text, his car drifted onto the wrong side of the road. Before Heit had a chance to finish typing the text, his car drifted onto the wrong side of the road.

Realizing his mistake, he overcorrected, quickly turning the steering wheel in an attempt to move his vehicle back into the right lane. He lost control of the car and it veered off the highway, rolling and flipping until it came to a stop. Alex didn't survive the accident, dying a short time later in a hospital. According to Greeley police, "Witnesses stated he seemed to have his head down ... a westbound vehicle slowed and moved over just before Mr. Police found Hite's iPhone in the wreckage, with the unfinished text displayed as you see here. Digital Citizenship by Tyler Fowler on Prezi.

Digital Citizenship. Digital Citizenship by Natalie Albert on Prezi. Digital Citizenship. Digital Citizenship Resources. Helping Parents, Educators, (and Kids!) Understand and Use New Media Tools to Invigorate Education!

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Digital Citizenship. Digital Citizenship - Digital Citizenship and Internet Safety - LibGuides at Iolani School. News Articles + Reports. Digital Citizenship. Digital Citizenship. Microsoft on Digital Citizenship - Microsoft Privacy & Safety. Technology and Copyright Law: A “Futurespective” ReadWriteThink couldn't publish all of this great content without literacy experts to write and review for us.

Technology and Copyright Law: A “Futurespective”

If you've got lessons plans, activities, or other ideas you'd like to contribute, we'd love to hear from you. More Find the latest in professional publications, learn new techniques and strategies, and find out how you can connect with other literacy professionals. More Teacher Resources by Grade Your students can save their work with Student Interactives. More Home › Classroom Resources › Lesson Plans Lesson Plan Materials and Technology Student Interactives.

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NetFamilyNews. Actually, the library is both a filter and a developer of the most effective filter there is: the software between students' ears (as my co-director Larry Magid first put it years ago).

NetFamilyNews

It's a great filter as school's nerve center of media competency and literacy (hopefully including new media as well as the traditional kind). As for the filter the library helps develop in students' heads: If properly developed, it can guide and empower them the rest of their lives. Net Family News - kid-tech news for parents. NetFamilyNews. Always-on%20Always-on-you_The%20Tethered%20Self_ST. Project. (About this Essay) I.

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Introduction Parents, teachers, and policy makers have not yet come to consensus regarding the tools, rules, and/or expectations in the implementation of on-line safety curricula. Those of us committed to implementing fully integrated 21st century classrooms are left in a bit of a quandary regarding what to teach, when to teach it, and whose responsibility it is to ensure it is taught. The goal for digital citizenship: Turn it into a verb! Readers, this is turning out to be a series on digital citizenship, because the “Jessi Slaughter” story powerfully illustrated why and how much this baseline online-safety education is needed.

The goal for digital citizenship: Turn it into a verb!

Yesterday in Part 1, I looked at the kind of online behavior that citizenship lessons need to address and how we can help our children avoid it. Today: the goal of citizenship instruction, which hopefully starts the minute a social digital device is put in a child’s hands (or in preparation for that!) …. The “global village” is increasingly mirrored on the living Internet – the one that we the users update in real time with our thoughts, images, behavior, sociality, and productions. I hadn’t thought about the overused global-village metaphor in a while, but it resurfaced at the end of an important piece about “The End of Forgetting” in the New York Times Magazine yesterday – what it calls “the first great existential crisis [and I'd add most basic parenting crisis] of the digital age.”

A child’s self-destructive behavior: Test for ‘digital citizenship’ The story of “Jessi Slaughter” last week is a textbook example of what digital-citizenship instruction* needs to address: digital-age self-destructive behavior.

A child’s self-destructive behavior: Test for ‘digital citizenship’

Harassing and threatening others (whether or not in retaliation, as was part of Jessi’s story) is self-destructive because, as the research shows, aggressive behavior online is very likely to lead to victimization online (see Archives of Pediatrics and “Digital risk, digital citizenship”). By all accounts, this 11-year-old child (“Jessi” was her screen name) was left on her own to figure out how and who to be online, through her bedroom computer and Webcam, which she used to talk to peers and anybody else “out there” watching and listening in the videochat site Stickam.com and YouTube. She was harassed and she very publicly harassed back, using violent language. When her father did get involved, he engaged in the same kind of behavior she used, drawing even more negative attention to his daughter.

Behaveyourself.com: Online Manners Matter. Netiquette becomes a key part of education.

Behaveyourself.com: Online Manners Matter

Credit: Wesley Bedrosian From email to social networking to classroom blogs, today's students are online, both in and out of school -- a lot. But there's no one out in cyberspace to make sure they wash behind their digital ears and refuse cookies from online strangers. Given this potentially dangerous void, schools will increasingly extend their supervisory reach, giving lessons at every grade level on netiquette -- call it Online Manners and Ethics 101.

Understanding how to interact online safely and effectively is, and will be, ever more critical. Educators have been increasingly, and sometimes uncomfortably, aware that students need education not just in Internet tools but also in Internet behavior. Beyond Emily: Post-ing Etiquette. Educators offer guidelines for promoting good online behavior.

Beyond Emily: Post-ing Etiquette

Behaveyourself.com: Online Manners Matter. Netiquette becomes a key part of education.

Behaveyourself.com: Online Manners Matter

Credit: Wesley Bedrosian From email to social networking to classroom blogs, today's students are online, both in and out of school -- a lot. But there's no one out in cyberspace to make sure they wash behind their digital ears and refuse cookies from online strangers. Given this potentially dangerous void, schools will increasingly extend their supervisory reach, giving lessons at every grade level on netiquette -- call it Online Manners and Ethics 101. Understanding how to interact online safely and effectively is, and will be, ever more critical. Educators have been increasingly, and sometimes uncomfortably, aware that students need education not just in Internet tools but also in Internet behavior. Teaching Digital Citizenship in the Elementary Classroom. As elementary level teachers, we are charged not just with teaching academics, but teaching social skills as well.

Teaching Digital Citizenship in the Elementary Classroom

"Ignore bullies and tell an adult if you feel threatened," "Don't talk to strangers," "Treat people the way you want to be treated. " You're probably familiar with phrases similar to these if you teach the younger grades. Bad Online Behavior Jeopardizes Students' College Plans. Published Online: December 8, 2011 By Robin L.

Bad Online Behavior Jeopardizes Students' College Plans

Flanigan Stellar transcripts aside, students now have to worry about an increasing number of colleges peering at their social-networking pages online—and potentially denying their applications because of what they find there. The number of college-admissions officials using Facebook and other social-networking sites to learn more about applicants quadrupled over the past year, according to New York City-based Kaplan Test Prep, the test preparation division of Kaplan Inc.

Why Johnny can’t stream: How video copyright went insane. Suppose I could offer you a choice of two technologies for watching TV online. Behind Door Number One sits a free-to-watch service that uses off-the-shelf technology and that buffers just enough of each show to put the live stream on the Internet. Behind Door Number Two lies a subscription service that requires custom-designed hardware and makes dozens of copies of each show. Which sounds easier to build—and to use? Digital Citizenship, Privacy & Safety - New Tools. Digital-ID - home. Videos - That's Not Cool. Teachers' Guide - Growing Up Online. About the Film: FRONTLINE takes viewers inside the private worlds that kids are creating online, raising important questions about how the Internet is transforming the experience of adolescence. At school, teachers are trying to figure out how to reach a generation that no longer reads books or newspapers.

Fear of online predators has led teachers and parents to focus primarily on keeping kids safe online. Handbook of Research on Technoethics (2 Volumes) (9781605660226): Rocci Luppicini, Rebecca Adell. The Handbook of Research on Technoethics was inspired by innovative work carried out by a group of dedicated scholars from diverse academic backgrounds who share a deep concern with the rapidly expanding world of technology and the new ethical issues arising through its growing influence in society. Mario Bunge’s first attempt at articulating this field in the 1970s had an important influence on how the field has evolved. He contributed by raising important questions about the type of relationships that engineers and technologists ought to have with the technologies they create. Uploads/Creating_Better_Digital_Citizens_ACEL.pdf.

Csla2008 / Digital Citizenship. Open Thinking Wiki. Safe Connects. Otis.coe.uky.edu/DDL/launch.php.

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Www.whyville.net/press/L_LMar06Whyville.pdf. Netiquette Quiz, published by Albion.com. Curriculum + Resources. Internet Safety. Cyberbullying. Digital citizenship. Pew Internet Research Reports.