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CyberBee. How to Determine Website Credibility [Rubric] Our World Wide Web is a living, breathing, and constantly expanding phenomenon.

How to Determine Website Credibility [Rubric]

We often wonder how much information is being produced, and infographics like this one from Domo can give us a fairly solid visual idea of what’s being created and uploaded regularly. Personally, we think Mitchell Kapor said it more eloquently than anyone: “Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant.” This rapid exponential growth of information across the Web makes it all the more difficult to assess the credibility of our sources. As teachers of critical thinking skills, it’s important for us to provide guidelines for students to use when searching for content to use in their projects. Whether for citations or research, our students need a strong grasp of Information Fluency for use in determining website credibility.

You can view their evaluation presentation here. Get the latest acticles straight to your inbox. 15 Apps and Websites Kids Are Heading to After Facebook. Gone are the days of Facebook as a one-stop shop for all social-networking needs.

15 Apps and Websites Kids Are Heading to After Facebook

Recent reports go back and forth on teens' favorite digital hangout, but the fact is that these days, teens are diversifying: dividing their attention among an array of apps and sites that let them write, share, chat, and meet new friends. It may seem more complicated to share photos on Instagram, post secrets on Whisper, flirt with people on Skout, and share jokes on Twitter, but tweens and teens seem to enjoy keeping up with their various virtual outposts, and each one offers something different.

(And they're doing lots of positive things on social media!) New Report: Children Becoming More Trusting of What They See Online. Overview and link to a new report from the Ofcom (communications regulator in UK).

New Report: Children Becoming More Trusting of What They See Online

Nothing that we really haven’t heard this before but important to hear (and share) again. Digital Citizenship Week Resources for Schools.

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Digital Literacy & Citizenship Classroom Curriculum. NEW!

Digital Literacy & Citizenship Classroom Curriculum

Learn the fundamentals of digital citizenship through choose-your-own-adventure interactive experiences DIGITAL COMPASS - Where are you headed? The only educational game that gives kids the freedom to explore how decisions made in their digital lives can impact their relationships and future. Online Safety. How Important Are Students' Digital Footprints? Melissa Davis , Melissa Davis, CEO & Co-Founder of GoEnnounce.com Posted 09/22/2014 8:06AM | Last Commented 09/30/2014 6:34AM In an age where everything can be “Googled” and online privacy no longer exists, students have a whole new reputation at stake—their digital reputation, or their digital footprint.

How Important Are Students' Digital Footprints?

A digital footprintis any online information about a person that can be searched, shared, and seen by a large, invisible audience. According to Educator’s Technology, “Managing one’s digital identity is a skill, so to speak, that we need to learn and teach our kids and students about. Digital-footprint-v2.jpg (JPEG Image, 3600 × 4200 pixels) - Scaled (23%) What Your Students Really Need to Know About Digital Citizenship. The greatest software invented for human safety is the human brain.

What Your Students Really Need to Know About Digital Citizenship

It's time that we start using those brains. We must mix head knowledge with action. In my classroom, I use two essential approaches in the digital citizenship curriculum that I teach: proactive knowledge and experiential knowledge. Proactive Knowledge I want my students to know the "9 Key Ps" of digital citizenship. 1. Do students know how to create a secure password? 2. Do students know how to protect their private information like address, email, and phone number? 3. While this information (like the number of brothers and sisters you have or your favorite food) can't be used to identify you, you need to choose who you will share it with. 4.

Location Based Safety Guide. Privacy is a freedom we give ourselves.

Location Based Safety Guide

It is spring break. Facebook is full of my friends saying where they are (with their whole families), and it looks like most of them are posting publicly. Someone could easily look at the Camilla, Georgia and publicly see who is out of town. Location Based Girl-Finding App Uses FourSquare and Facebook Girls Around Me, the app that used Foursquare and Facebook location data to reveal the whereabouts of girls located around a person, had people upset. Online Safety Lesson Plans for Teachers. 15 Netiquette Rules for Students.

9 Traits of Good Digital Citizens. A reminder that your Instagram photos aren’t really yours: Someone else can sell them for $90,000. Richard Prince’s Instagram screenshots at Frieze Art Fair in New York.

A reminder that your Instagram photos aren’t really yours: Someone else can sell them for $90,000

(Marco Scozzaro/Frieze) The Internet is the place where nothing goes to die. Those embarrassing photos of your high school dance you marked “private” on Facebook? The drunk Instagram posts? The NSFW snapchats? We agree, and are adding this caveat: Don’t post anything you wouldn’t want hanging in an art gallery. This month, painter and photographer Richard Prince reminded us that what you post is public, and given the flexibility of copyright laws, can be shared — and sold — for anyone to see. The collection, “New Portraits,” is primarily made up of pictures of women, many in sexually charged poses.

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