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Infographic: Are You Revealing Too Much on Social Networks? Social-networking sites are a hacker's dream: a sometimes public online community where unsuspecting people post personal information. But what information can and should be posted on social networks? Cloud security firm Trend Micro examined popular social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Tumblr, LinkedIn, and Pinterest and found that most require identifying information like location, employment, birthday, and education. Internet Safety and Cyber Ethics - Mr. Green's Language Arts Emporium What is it?Intellectual Property refers to anything that a person creates that can be protected by copyrights, trademarks, or patents. Copyrights cover a large range of tangible and intangible objects like websites, portraits, films, books, journals, music, paintings, poems, etc. With a copyright, the creator has the right to decide if their product can be used and what it can be used for.

Course 2 Apr 9 2014 Privacy visual note drawn on iPad by Nicki Hambleton I am British. I believe in good manners, politeness and respect for one another. As a Brit, it bothers me when people do not ask others permission to borrow or use something, or they do not think before they speak. This way of behaving is how I believe and hope that most decent people behave, so it amazes me that as soon as they are online all thoughts of manners go out of the window.

The Internet doesn’t have a delete key Dave Taylor (Source: Guest post by Dave Taylor 10 Tips for Cyber Smartness and Safety I have recently started a series of posts here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning featuring a set of interesting resources and tips for teachers to start a successful techy new school year. If you want to have a look at what we have already posted, check out this resource section. Today and as I was working on an article about cyber safety - which I will publish tomorrow-, I came across this handy guide outlining top ten tips for kids to stay safe online. The guide is created by AFP ( Australian Federal Police ) and is really ideal to use with our students in class.

5-Minute Film Festival: Turning Bystanders Into Upstanders Against Bullying This October, for Bullying Prevention Month, empower kids by showing them how one person can make a difference when it comes to bullying. It takes courage to move from being a bystander, who is merely observing cruel behavior, to being an upstander, who speaks up against it. I've gathered some resources for you to help teach the kids in your life to be upstanders instead of bystanders, starting by simply choosing kindness and inclusion. Video Playlist: Become an Upstander

Your Digital Footprint Lesson Overview In collaboration with Common Sense Media, this lesson helps students learn about the similarities of staying safe in the real world and when visiting websites. Students will also learn that the information they put online leaves a digital footprint or “trail.” A Design Thinking approach to Digital Citizenship Design Thinking is a problem solving methodology used by people all over the world to come up with new ideas. Recently there has been a lot of discussion about how to integrate this approach into education. This summer I took two Online courses to learn more about the process.

BBC WebWise - Top 10 online safety tips 1 February 2013Last updated at 16:40 By Tom Ilube Online security expert Web sleuth Tom Ilube sprung a surprise on two mother and daughter pairs each with a passion for using social media. He caused a few raised eyebrows when he shared the information he gleaned from their online activity in just a couple of hours. To make sure you don't share too much information online Tom offers these ten tips.

anruechai - Harrassment and Cyber Bullying By Cheryl GrossEDU64201/15/2012 With the rampant growth of Internet and technology usage, more and more of our youth and young children have access and utilize the Internet and technology tools for fun and education. With this increase comes safety and security concerns for parents and educators alike as to how we can make this access safe and secure as well as a fun experience for our children today.

Your Digital Footprint Using the Internet » Your Digital Footprint Your Digital Footprint Have you ever wondered what people think of you? People learn about who you are from listening to the things you say and the way you say them. They learn about who you are by watching what you do, how you behave, and how you treat other people. They learn about you as you share your passions (the things you love) and values (what's important to you).

Welcome, Educators Administrators and teachers are urgently looking for a proven system that will guide them through the complexities of Web 2.0. Too often, events like cyberbullying, sexting, plagiarizing and hacking push litigious chaos into the forefront of technology adoption, essentially stunting the development of digital citizenship progress. In response to this real and palpable need, iKeepSafe offers you these resources: