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Nets Standards Education technology standards to transform learning and teaching The time for major change in education is now. In a world where rapid advances in technology have a profound impact on the ways we work, communicate and live, education has struggled to keep pace. The ISTE Standards work together to support educators, students and leaders with clear guidelines for the skills and knowledge necessary to move away from the factory model. Empowering connected learners in a connected world As educators, we are preparing students for a future that we cannot yet imagine. Want to know more? How can the ISTE Standards be used? Visit permissions and licensing.

Arthur Conan Doyle - Wikipedia, the free e Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle KStJ, DL (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a Scottish physician and writer who is most noted for his fictional stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction. He is also known for writing the fictional adventures of a second character he invented, Professor Challenger, and for popularising the mystery of the Mary Celeste.[1] He was a prolific writer whose other works include fantasy and science fiction stories, plays, romances, poetry, non-fiction, and historical novels. Life and career[edit] Early life[edit] Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle was born on 22 May 1859 at 11 Picardy Place, Edinburgh, Scotland.[2][3] His father, Charles Altamont Doyle, was born in England of Irish Catholic descent, and his mother, Mary (née Foley), was Irish Catholic. Doyle's father died in 1893, in the Crichton Royal, Dumfries, after many years of psychiatric illness.[13][14] Name[edit] Writing career[edit]

Anti-Piracy - SIIA: Software & Information Industry Association The Software & Information Industry Association's Intellectual Property Protection Division conducts a comprehensive, industry-wide campaign to protect and enforce the intellectual property rights of participating software and content companies. The pro-active campaign is premised on the notion that one must balance enforcement with education in order to be effective. Corporate Anti-Piracy ProgramSIIA pursues cases of software and content piracy taking place within an organization. This occurs when software has been installed or content is being copied and/or distributed by an organization without the proper license from the publisher. Those who report piracy taking place within an organization to SIIA may be eligible for a reward of up to $1 million. > Learn More Internet Anti-Piracy ProgramSIIA monitors and takes action against piracy of software and content taking place over the Internet. > Learn More > Learn More > Learn More

Ink - Quotes about writing by writers pre Writing "I put a piece of paper under my pillow, and when I could not sleep I wrote in the dark." Henry David Thoreau "Writing is an adventure." Winston Churchill "Know something, sugar? Stories only happen to people who can tell them." "Whether or not you write well, write bravely." "The first rule, indeed by itself virtually a sufficient condition for good style, is to have something to say." iKeepSafe Research has proved that K-12 students around the nation face specific online risks by engaging with their digital devices. iKeepSafe has documented all of these known offenses by gathering credible, academic research from: Cyber security professionals Media and digital literacy experts Media psychologists Law enforcement officers Public health professionals This includes research conducted by Rochester Institute of Technology that identified the offenses 40,000 New York students in grades K-12 experienced from wireless and internet connected devices. After verifying the known list of risks and offenses, iKeepSafe worked with Center on Media and Child Health at Boston Children’s hospital to translate the known risks into a framework of positive concepts. Our goal is to help families define success for youth online and to help them implement tools and habits that prepare their children to be ethical, responsible and resilient digital citizens.

Doug Johnson Website - Ethics Resources for teaching information technology ethics to children and young adults Suggestions for additions to this page are always welcome. My workshop handouts are here. ScenariosThis section contains links to a variety of scenarios of ethical and unethical technology use by students. The scenarios will include discussion questions and brief commentary. The complete list of scenarios and other resources can be found in my book, Learning Right from Wrong in the Digital Age: An Ethics Guide for Parents, Teachers, Librarians, and Others Who Care about Computer-Using Young People. Privacy Property aPproriate use 1. A selection of my published writings on ethical use issues “Maintaining Intellectual Freedom in a Filtered World,” Leading and Learning with Technology, May 2005“The Other Side of Plagiarism,” Head for the Edge Column, Library Media Connection, August/Sept 2004. Other published writings on ethical use issues Adams, H. Web resources on ethical use issues and helpful tools

VID: Behaving Ethically Online Complying with Federal Law Regarding Copyright and Intellectual Property - RMSLibrary SISD staff and students are expected to comply with federal copyright laws. Copyright law is different for different media: print, video, multimedia, etc. Assume that something is copyright protected even if it has no copyright symbol. The law does not require any copyright notice for something to be protected. Material on the Internet should be considered as protected by copyright law. Creative commons sites have different types of licenses for use of materials on their sites. Congress created the Fair Use Guidelines for educators to allow some freedoms to use copyrighted materials in classrooms. What should we as students and staff do to comply? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 6. The final arbiter of copyright compliance issues are the FBI and the federal courts. You are individually liable for copyright compliance.

Parent Guide to Internet Safety Dear Parent: Our children are our nation’s most valuable asset. They represent the bright future of our country and hold our hopes for a better nation. Our children are also the most vulnerable members of society. Protecting our children against the fear of crime and from becoming victims of crime must be a national priority. Unfortunately the same advances in computer and telecommunication technology that allow our children to reach out to new sources of knowledge and cultural experiences are also leaving them vulnerable to exploitation and harm by computer-sex offenders. I hope that this pamphlet helps you to begin to understand the complexities of online child exploitation. Introduction While on-line computer exploration opens a world of possibilities for children, expanding their horizons and exposing them to different cultures and ways of life, they can be exposed to dangers as they hit the road exploring the information highway. You find pornography on your child’s computer.

i-SAFE - The Leaders in E-Safety Education Children's Internet Protection Act The Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) was enacted by Congress in 2000 to address concerns about children's access to obscene or harmful content over the Internet. CIPA imposes certain requirements on schools or libraries that receive discounts for Internet access or internal connections through the E-rate program – a program that makes certain communications services and products more affordable for eligible schools and libraries. In early 2001, the FCC issued rules implementing CIPA and provided updates to those rules in 2011. What CIPA requires Schools and libraries subject to CIPA may not receive the discounts offered by the E-rate program unless they certify that they have an Internet safety policy that includes technology protection measures. Schools and libraries subject to CIPA are required to adopt and implement an Internet safety policy addressing: Schools and libraries must certify they are in compliance with CIPA before they can receive E-rate funding. Filing a complaint

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