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6 underground apps students hide from schools. 1.

6 underground apps students hide from schools

Whisper: The app states users must be 17 years old to download the app. Even if children followed that age restriction, high school students can download and use it. The app lets users share their thoughts or opinions via text that is placed on top of an image. Users also can connect directly with one another. It has the potential for cyberbullying and online harassment. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Balanced news, issues and opinions, media bias ratings, political news. False, Misleading, Clickbait-y, and Satirical “News” Sources.


5 Questions Students Should Ask About Media. Digital Compass. Educator guide 093015. K-12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum. Information Security Primer for Evaluating Educational Software. The Information Security Primer for Evaluating Educational Software is a toolkit for people looking to learn more about evaluating the information security practices of educational software.

Information Security Primer for Evaluating Educational Software

While the primary audience for this document is people interested in running information security tests, our secondary audience includes people who will not be running tests but who want to learn more about what "information security" means. As the title states, this document is a primer, not a comprehensive guide. We intend for this document to grow and evolve over time. Future versions will include more advanced testing scenarios, but for the initial version, we wanted to provide resources to allow people to learn how to do security reviews safely. This guide was developed as part of the Common Sense District Privacy Evaluation Initiative. Contents Author Credits Tony Porterfield, Jim Siegl, and Bill Fitzgerald are the primary authors of this text.

Get Involved Licensing. Ally's Story - Second Thoughts on Sexting Video. Lesson in Action: Overexposed - Sexting and Relationships Video. Sexting handbook ce 1020 1. Digital Citizenship Toolkits. Digital Compass. Teens and Tech: The New Landscape Video. Tap here for our Free App!

Teens and Tech: The New Landscape Video

Get all our media picks, personalized for your kids. No thanks Jump to navigation Play Current Time 0:00 Duration Time 0:00. 5 Email Etiquette Tips for Students - Some for Teachers Too. One of my pet peeves is receiving an email that from someone that just launches into a request without stopping to address me by name.

5 Email Etiquette Tips for Students - Some for Teachers Too

For years I have told students that I won't reply to emails if they don't write "Hi Mr. Byrne" or something similar to start their emails. Many of my colleagues have similar policies, I'm sure that many of you do too. Using your recipient's name is one of five good email etiquette tips for students featured in the video embedded below.

The video above was created by Yolanda McCarthy and her colleague Mrs. The video below from Entrepreneur provides some good tips and reminders that adults can use in the workplace. Digitalcitizenshipcertifiededucatorchecklistandfaq 1. 11 Essential Digital Literacy Skills. Calling All Parents and Educators of This Generation’s Digital Citizens. A few weeks ago, I was asked by a parent at my son’s school to share strategies on how to be conscious and aware of what their children were doing on the internet.

Calling All Parents and Educators of This Generation’s Digital Citizens

This immediately brought back memories of one of my favorite webinars on digital citizenship. If you missed it, you don’t have to miss out because it’s featured in Discovery Education. Access it here. (Canadian Subscribers). K12 educational transformation through technology. Oct/Nov 2015 eSchool News. K-12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum. NEW!

K-12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum

Learn the fundamentals of digital citizenship through choose-your-own-adventure interactive experiences DIGITAL COMPASS - Where are you headed? Digital Citizenship Week 2015. You don't want kids learning about the birds and the bees on the playground.

Digital Citizenship Week 2015

And when it comes to navigating social media, online games, smartphones, and the Internet, it's best for kids to get their info from a trusted source. With 92 percent of teens going online daily and nearly three-quarters of kids age 0–8 using apps, having The Talk is an essential rite of passage. As parents and educators, we want to raise kids to be safe, responsible, and ethical in the digital world. Giving kids a solid understanding of how we expect them to behave -- both online and off -- starts everyone off on the right foot. Plus, it's actually a lot easier than that other talk.

Digital Citizenship Week: 6 Resources for Educators. Considering how ubiquitous smartphones and tablets have become, especially in high school and middle school, questions about managing use and educating students about digital etiquette are on a lot of educators' minds.

Digital Citizenship Week: 6 Resources for Educators

Plan a "Digital Family Summit" to Engage Students and Parents. I recently had an opportunity to attend the first Digital Family Summit (DFS) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Plan a "Digital Family Summit" to Engage Students and Parents

Presenters and summit attendees were both parents and students. The "summit" included families from as far away as Canada, Utah, California, and of course those from local states and cities that could make the trip. My Mission: Takeaways to Bring Home I went in as an observer from my school, looking for takeaways to bring back to my own school setting. While using tech tools was a focus for many of the sessions, what struck me was a love of learning within each family in attendance. Digital Citizenship: Resource Roundup.