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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.

12: Video, music, and visual presentations with Animoto This is the 12th post in the “30 days to using the best of the web’s free tools for educators” series. Be sure to subscribe to the Teacher Challenge blog by RSS, like us on facebook, and follow us on twitter to keep up with future challenge posts as they are published. This guest post is written by the groovy librarian – Glenda Morris. Objectives In this teacher challenge activity you will: Be introduced to Animoto For Education.Create your own digital story on a topic of your own choice by inserting either your own images or Creative Commons licenced images (or a combination of both).Find Creative Commons licenced images if you don’t know how to locate them already.Write a blog post that includes the digital story you created and share it with the rest of the participants in this Challenge by embedding it to your blog.Make comment on the digital stories created by others in this challenge.Visit the discussion question for this activity and share your ideas.

Connectivity over Internet: Boon or Bane It is about the time when the idea of connecting to people online was a trend and it surprised people. But now it is not just a trend anymore, but a way of life. It is one of the major parts of one’s chores. It does not appear that a normal life is even possible without online social networking. It is the most revolutionary transformation in technology and networking. It is such a vast range, that it seems impossible to cover all of them in one lifetime. 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

Disney's Anti-Obesity 'Habit Heroes' Exhibit At Epcot Causes Controversy (PHOTOS) UPDATE : 2/28 2:23 p.m. -- Disney responded to our inquiries about the exhibit's closure with the following statement: We are currently in a soft opening period for Habit Heroes, which gives us a chance to collect guest feedback and test and adjust the attraction prior to its opening. In order to work on further improving and refining the experience, we've decided to close the attraction for the time being. We look forward to officially opening it soon. UPDATE : 2/26 2:08 p.m. -- Disney's Habit Heroes website has been shut down indefinitely for maintenance. "Sorry, Habit Heroes is down for maintenance," reads the website. Availability over Internet: Boon or Bane It is about the time when associating with individuals online was a pattern and it astonished individuals. Be that as it may, now it isn't only a pattern any longer, yet a lifestyle. It is one of the real parts of one's errands. It doesn't create the impression that a typical life is even conceivable without online person to person communication.

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.

Pinterest’s First Investor Explains the Secret to the Startup's Success “I was Pinterest’s first investor.” That’s a sentence I bet you wish you could say. Here at SXSW, I find myself sitting opposite angel investor Brian Cohen who happily owns that distinction. In other words, he found, as he calls them, a couple of young guys from NYU (Ben Silbermann and Evan Sharp) at a business plan competition where angel investors “forage for new opportunities.” Dos and Don’ts for Being a Good Digital Citizen Today is the world has conquered by internet and social media. In the past people belonged to a country, a state and a city. Now, in this digital world they belong to one or more internet communities. This participation grants them the digital citizenship.

Things to Do or Not to Do as a Good Digital Citizen View 800% 400% 200% 150% 125% 100% 75% 50% Full Width Full Height Full Page Show Text Download as... Include... Search Results Quotes About Teen Fiction (233 quotes) “For a moment nothing happens. The figure stands still and I stand cold and alive and-He starts to run. I make my way down the rocks, slipping, sliding, trying to get to the plain.

What is a Global Digital Citizen and Why Does the World Need Them? One of the questions we’re asked most often is “what is a Global Digital Citizen?” Being a Global Digital Citizen is about more than just being a citizen of Earth. These are leaders, learners, and creators.