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Digital Research Skills. 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. InCtrl. Oversharing - Digital Citizenship. NetSafe: Cybersafety and Security advice for New Zealand. This is the full set of NetSafe resources we have available on a range of cybersafety topics - each one is a stand alone website dedicated to issues including general cybersafety, cyberbullying, scams and computer security: Bullying Prevention and Response – A guide for schools This Bullying Prevention and Response guide (updated in 2015) was published in response to calls from the education sector for information on preventing and responding to bullying.

NetSafe: Cybersafety and Security advice for New Zealand

Primarily designed for school principals, staff and Boards of Trustees, the guide includes links to resources that may also be useful for students and their families and whānau. It […] Digital Technology – Safe and responsible use in schools. Education is changing. A Parents’ Guide to Instagram Few could argue that online technologies have not had a substantial impact on the lives of all New Zealanders. Copyright and Fair Use. CC Search. For teachers and contractors / Guidelines for schools / Copyright in Schools / Homepage - Te Kete Ipurangi (TKI) For students / Guidelines for schools / Copyright in Schools / Homepage - Te Kete Ipurangi (TKI) How To Use Content From Other Blogs Without Violating Copyright. By Jason Keath on Jul 11, 2011 See top industry experts speak at Social Fresh 2015 in Tampa, Sept 23-25:Twitter, Priceline, Patron, American Eagle, The Today Show, Buffer, Dannon, Chris Brogan, Jay Baer, Sarah Evans, Scott Monty and more.

How To Use Content From Other Blogs Without Violating Copyright

>> Reserve your seat today Disclaimer: I am not a lawyer. This post is not intended as legal advise. If you have real concerns that you MIGHT be violating someone’s copyright, do not use it. Or ask permission first. Sharing quotes, facts, and images from other blogs is something many content creators do instinctively, without thinking about whether they are doing anything wrong. The importance of copyright online is ever increasing. If you find yourself wanting to pull a quotation from another website or blog, use one of their photos, or re-publish an entire blog post, here are a few rules of the road to guide you down the path of content curation copyright. Fair Use Allows You to Use The Content Of Others If… The Common Sense Approach to Copyright. Can I download music and videos from YouTube? Am I breaking copyright law? Educators please note: we have now published practical advice for schools using YouTube videos to expand upon the educational exemptions of the NZ Copyright Act.

Can I download music and videos from YouTube? Am I breaking copyright law?

New Zealand’s copyright laws were updated on the 1st September 2011 with the introduction of the Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Act 2011. The wording of the new Act says it: “provides rights owners with a special regime for taking enforcement action against people who infringe copyright through file sharing” The Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Act: What schools should know. The wording of the new act says it: “provides rights owners with a special regime for taking enforcement action against people who infringe copyright through file sharing” It is quite specific because it only applies to infringing material (protected by copyright) which is uploaded or downloaded via file sharing applications or networks.

The Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Act: What schools should know

There are two concepts there – first, the material has to be infringing, second the infringing material has to be file shared. What does “infringing” mean? The copyright owner has the exclusive right to copy, play, share , distribute or adapt that work, or to permit anyone else to do it. If anyone else copy’s shares or distributes a copyright protected work, without the permission of the copyright holder, then they are infringing on the owners copyright. The act relates to the uploading or downloading of a piece of work in a file sharing network that infringes the copyright in that work. 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. Digital Citizenship in schools. 'Digital citizenship' is a broad and evolving concept.

Digital Citizenship in schools

It reflects a number of different behaviours which include, but are not limited to, appropriate and effective ways we interact with people and/or information through media and technology. It is built on and guided by a set of values and principles reflecting the greater communities in which we work and play. The National Library - Services to Schools, has identified seven key themes we think are important to the development of effective digital citizens. WWF Snaps #Lastselfie of Endangered Animals. Be careful what your students leave behind – Be careful what your students leave behindHow anonymous are your students when they go online?

Be careful what your students leave behind –

How private is their activity and the information it generates? Can you ensure their personal data is free from unwanted surveillance? David Kinane explores the challenges of privacy. As teachers, we have long been aware of the need to ensure that our students are kept safe online. With the growth in importance of Digital Citizenship, the single strand notion of cybersafety has matured into a whole-child approach whose aim is to ensure that our students become competent and confident life-long citizens of the digital realm. But is there a Trojan horse inside this protective shield? The phone hacking scandal that the News International Corp in the UK has mired itself in over the last few years is one of many instances where it has become apparent that our privacy online is not very private – or what we hope is private is not difficult to reveal.

Nevertheless, monitoring is ubiquitous. BYOD. 2014 saw the successful introduction of Lynfield College's BYOD programme in which students bring their own device to school in support of their learning.

BYOD

This programme involved all Year 10 students in 2014 and has now been extended to include Years 9, 10 and 11 in 2015. The aim of the programme is to enhance student learning through the integration of technology into the classroom. BibMe: Free APA Bibliography & Citation Maker.