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Why to protect your students when they're using the internet and how to teach them to protect themselves

The 5 Best Internet Safety Resources for Teachers - eLearning Industry. What Your Students Really Need to Know About Digital Citizenship. The greatest software invented for human safety is the human brain. 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. TEACHING DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP ALL YEAR IN THE CLASSROOM - Erintegration. 4 Resources in Teaching Digital Citizenship and Cyber Safety. Does your district provide a technology plan for teaching Digital Citizenship and Cyber Safety?

4 Resources in Teaching Digital Citizenship and Cyber Safety

Or, are your teachers responsible for teaching students responsible behavior when using technology? Many teachers have no idea of what and how to weave ethical technology behavior into their curriculum. Anti-Cyberbullying Toolkit. An Anti-Cyberbullying Toolkit for Educators This free toolkit has the resources schools need to take an effective stand against cyberbullying.

Anti-Cyberbullying Toolkit

Rely on it to start your year off right. Each occurrence of cyberbullying hurts students, disrupts classrooms, and impacts your school's culture and community. Online safety. (eVideo, 2008) A teacher's guide to Internet safety (Book, 2004) How to protect your children on the Internet : a roadmap for parents and teachers (eBook, 2007) Libraries, Children and the Internet. Why is the Internet important for children?

Libraries, Children and the Internet

The Internet is changing how we live, learn, work and interact with one other. If today's children are to succeed as adults, they must learn information literacy skills for every resource-new and old. Libraries and the Internet Toolkit. ALA strongly encourages every library to adopt, implement and publicize a written Internet use policy in the same way it adopts other library use and access policies.

Libraries and the Internet Toolkit

This policy should be in keeping with your library's mission statement, other access policies and community needs. In light of the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) decision, ALA urges any library using mandatory filtering software to consult with legal counsel to re-evaluate its Internet use policy and assess the risk of future litigation. Traditionally, the children's and young adult sections of the library contain materials selected for these groups, although children are not restricted to those areas. The same holds true for the Internet. The following sections have been organized to help your library create and develop an effective Internet use policy. Internet Safety Policy Guidelines by Cathy Harris Helms. Georgia Library Quarterly 40 no2 19-23 Summer 2003. Reprinted with Permission In December, 2000, Congress passed the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) and the Neighborhood Children's Internet Protection Act (NCIPA).

Internet Safety Policy Guidelines by Cathy Harris Helms. Georgia Library Quarterly 40 no2 19-23 Summer 2003.

These laws, which went into effect in April, 2001, placed restrictions on the use of federal funding available to public libraries. See 47 U.S.C. ยง254.