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Calculate Your "Digital Footprint" with New Tool from EMC. Earlier this month, EMC released their findings regarding the digital universe in a publication entitled "The Diverse and Exploding Digital Universe.

Calculate Your "Digital Footprint" with New Tool from EMC

" Some of the research focused on mind-blowing figures - like the 281 billion GB size of the digital universe or the predicted size of the digital universe by 2011, nearly 1.8 zettabytes (1,800 exabytes). However, what really peaked our interest was information provided on your "Digital Shadow," that is, all the digital information generated about an average person on a daily basis. You may already be familiar with the term "digital footprint," which you probably take to mean your online data trail. If asked to describe what would comprise this "footprint," likely responses would include things like your social network profiles, your web site or blog, your photos shared on an online service, videos you uploaded to YouTube, perhaps even mentions of you in the local paper or your school's web site.

SAFETY: Protecting Your Digital Footprint « Digital Family Summit- Teen & Tween Digital Influencers & Their Families Digital Family Summit- Teen & Tween Digital Influencers & Their Families. Knowing your digital footprint- what your internet use leaves behind- is very important.

SAFETY: Protecting Your Digital Footprint « Digital Family Summit- Teen & Tween Digital Influencers & Their Families Digital Family Summit- Teen & Tween Digital Influencers & Their Families

Just like in real life, every step we take online provides insight into our person. And don’t be fooled, even though you can’t see it, people are watching. Social Media, Social Life: How Teens View Their Digital Lives. This research study provides a snapshot of how U.S. teens experience the role of social media in their social and emotional lives.

Social Media, Social Life: How Teens View Their Digital Lives

Using survey data from a nationally representative, probability-based sample of 13- to 17-year-olds, we address these questions: How often are teens texting and using Facebook and Twitter? What are teenagers’ favorite ways to communicate with their friends and family? How do teens think these new communications tools are affecting their friendships and family relations, if at all? How does social networking make most teens feel about themselves and their relationships with their peers? Read on about the key findings from the study, or see our infographic on study highlights. Leadinginnovation2012.wikispaces.

Digital Footprints - Your New First Impression. Aslı Saglam's Blog » Blog Archive » Exploring Digital Footprints: #DigiFoot12. One of my colleagues once said “I wish they paid me to be a student”.

Aslı Saglam's Blog » Blog Archive » Exploring Digital Footprints: #DigiFoot12

That would be one of the ideal jobs for a teacher; eternal learner. Don’t you think? I enrolled in an on-line course that’s designed as Massive Online Open-source Course (MOOC) and I have become one of the Web 2.0 students for 6 weeks.Visit Student 2.0. Digital Footprinting Across the Web. Summary of Findings. The nature of personal information is changing in the age of Web 2.0.

Summary of Findings

The vast array of data points that make up “personal information” in the age of online media are nearly impossible to quantify or neatly define. Name, address, and phone number are just the basics in a world where voluntarily posting self-authored content such as text, photos, and video has become a cornerstone of engagement in the era of the participatory Web. The more content we contribute voluntarily to the public or semi-public corners of the Web, the more we are not only findable, but also knowable. Internet users are becoming more aware of their digital footprint; 47% have searched for information about themselves online, up from just 22% five years ago.

Unlike footprints left in the sand at the beach, our online data trails often stick around long after the tide has gone out. Few monitor their online presence with great regularity. Among adults who create social networking profiles, transparency is the norm. Kidsmart: Digital Footprints. “Knowledge is power, power is energy, energy is matter, matter is mass, and mass changes time and space” - Miss Tick (a witch) in I Shall Wear Midnight by Terry Pratchett.

S Bullying and Cyberbullying Prevention Resources. Stay up to date with the best research and activities for children's emotional growth and well being.

s Bullying and Cyberbullying Prevention Resources

CYKE provides information to parents concerned about their child's emotional health. Discover techniques to manage outbursts and emotional meltdowns. Learn about signs that might warn you to seek further help. There is also in-depth information on a range of medical topics. Many conditions are included (ADHD, Bipolar, eating disorders, OCD, substance abuse, Tourette's, and more). Digital Citizenship Poster for Middle and High School Classrooms. 10 Tests of Good Digital Citizenship. 10 Tests of Good Digital Citizenship Entrepreneur Matt Ivester, in his book lol…OMG!

10 Tests of Good Digital Citizenship

What every student needs to know about online reputation management, digital citizenship and cyberbullying, does a terrific job coaching students through the gray areas of communicating online. I highly recommend the book for every high school and college-age student. Consider buying a copy this summer for a student in your life who might benefit from stronger digital literacies in the fall.

Older readers are encouraged to read the book too. 10 Interactive Lessons By Google On Digital Citizenship. 10 Interactive Lessons By Google On Digital Citizenship Added by Jeff Dunn on 2012-07-22 YouTube has a firm place in the current classroom. From Khan Academy’s videos to YouTube EDU and beyond, there’s a reason all these videos are finding a home in schools.

In an effort to help keep the ball rolling, Google just launched a set of 10 interactive lessons designed to support teachers in educating students on digital citizenship. A topic obviously quite close to Google’s heart. Google (which owns YouTube) built the lessons to educate students about YouTube’s policies, how to flag content, how to be a safer online citizen, and protect their identities. Below is a list of lessons, and the recommended flow for delivery. Or you can download the Full Teacher’s Guide or the Full Set of Slides in PDF .

The killer feature for this curriculum is the extra features that come with each video. Privacy Student Intro Video - The Digital Footprint. Teachers. Resources. Your Subtitle text Resources Hot Topics in Technology It is difficult for users to keep up with what is new and important in the world of digital technology.


This page has been created to provide some resources for teachers/parents/users on some of the latest technological changes. There are some resources that are specifically tied to the Digital Citizenship in Schools book. To access all these resources please see the Digital Citizenship handbook on the Publications page. TwitterTwitter is a micro-blogging site. Copyright 2017. Digital citizenship policy development guide.pdf. Digital_footprint. Digifoot12.wikispaces.