READING - Digital Footprint Tap here for our Free App! Get all our media picks, personalized for your kids. No thanks Jump to navigation Discover the best apps, games, and websites and learn best practices forteaching with technology. Paedophile Adam Brown groomed a schoolboy on Facebook and made him sneak from home at night A paedophile groomed a schoolboy on Facebook and got him to creep away from home in the middle of the night for a meeting. But Adam Brown, 21 – who changed his name to Logan Brown by deed poll – was caught when the distraught mother of his victim turned detective to trap him. Brown had begun talking to the boy after posting videos of himself online, telling jokes and inviting people to say whether they found them funny. Cardiff Crown Court heard the mum worked nights and left her son and other children with their grandmother. But when she returned on July 3 she found the family’s dog behaving oddly – and when she went to check on the family, she discovered the boy’s bed was empty. She phoned him and he claimed he was just out for a walk.
Coworker Sees Mom In The News, But The Story Says She Has 14 Kids By 14 Men Karena Bennet, an excited new mother, snapped a photograph with her newborn and husband on the day of the baby’s birth. A few days later, her photo was used in the local newspaper. Her son was the first baby born in 2015. However, a year later, Bennet began to see her photo popping up here and there. The picture was stolen from a newspaper article featuring Bennet’s son.
READING - 20 Tips for Creating a Safe Learning Environment I visit a lot of classrooms. And I'm always fascinated by the variety of ways teachers launch the new school year and also with how they "run their rooms" on a daily basis. From these visits and my own experiences as an instructor, I'd like to offer my top 20 suggestions for keeping your classroom a safe, open, and inviting place to learn. 1. Community Build All Year Long. Routinely include strategies and activities in your lessons, such as Save the Last Word for Me, that allow students to express their thoughts and ideas, build relationships, and practice collaboration. Apple outrages users by automatically installing U2 album on their devices whether they asked for it or not Songs of Innocence album was automatically added to iOS devicesIt was added to iTunes Store customers in 119 countriesUsers have taken to Twitter and Facebook to express outrage at the plansOthers have moaned the album is difficult to remove from their devicesReports claim Apple paid the band $100 million as part of the deal By Victoria Woollaston for MailOnline Published: 13:36 GMT, 12 September 2014 | Updated: 16:25 GMT, 12 September 2014 Since the launch of the iTunes Store in 2003, U2 has been a strong, musical ambassador for Apple. So what better way to celebrate the launch of the Irish band’s latest album, than by giving it to every iTunes Store customer in 119 countries around the world? Unfortunately for Apple and U2, many of these customers are not happy the Songs Of Innocence album has been forced upon them – and have taken to Twitter and Facebook to voice their outrage.
Protecting Children's Privacy - a Guide for Parents Protecting Children’s Privacy – A Guide for Parents, Carers and Educators Published by Paul Bischoff on April 20, 2016 in VPN & Privacy It’s time to have the talk with your child. You peeked at their browser history and, well, it’s time. It’s going to be awkward and uncomfortable for both of you, and things have changed a lot since you were that age. But better to hear it from a parent than learn it from a stranger or God-knows-who online.
READING - Displays – The Sheffield College Displays can be powerful tools to: Extend learning spaces in order to maximise learningShow industry standards and expectations to influence learners’ personal AND professional developmentCelebrate success in order to increase expectationsShowcase future possibilities in order to raise aspirationsHighlight diversity in order to create an inclusive environmentPresent relevant aspects of English and maths to further develop learners’ skills in these areas Some questions Displaying, commenting upon and celebrating success?Promoting work-related skills and industry standards/values?Incorporating positive and aspirational role models and stories from diverse backgrounds?
Digital footprint One of the great things about being online is the ability to share videos and photos with your friends and seeing their response. Everything you post online combines to make your digital footprint. Remember that what you share with your friends may also be viewed by people you don’t know. And once it’s online, it could be there forever. So think before you post. Online safety UK 96% of young people in the UK regularly use the internet to communicate according to a survey of 24,000 British people aged 9-11. A report shows that only 40% of young people know that personal information shared online stays online forever. There are about 250 million tweets generated every day and around 800 million Facebook users - that means a lot of information is shared online.
RESOURCE - Maths Calendars Once again, a few of my favorite bloggers have come through with math calendars for our students to puzzle over. Check them out: Things to Do with a Math Calendar At home: Post the calendar on your refrigerator. Use each math puzzle as a daily review “mini-quiz” for your children (or yourself).
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Internet safety "The internet itself will be a powerful resource in widening access to education, information and opportunity. So awareness of e-safety is now a necessity if we are to avoid a digital divide between those who are confident internet users and those who are not."Julia Taylor, foreword to NIACE e-safety digital learning guides We all recognise the opportunities and benefits in which digital technologies can enhance teaching, learning and research. Digital technology has opened up new ways in which people can explore and engage with the world around them.
READING - Taking the courage to go beyond equality and diversity Guest post by Kay Sidebottom, Teacher Educator at Barnsley College and Northern College. It’s Sunday night, and across the country teachers will be busily working on lesson plans, marking books and turning the house upside down looking for post-it notes (actually that last one could just be me). How 'home hackers' spy on you and your children... with YOUR webcam: The shocking evidence that shows how private lives are snooped on and streamed live on web Investigation reveals 'home hackers' are spying on people through webcams Vulnerable devices include baby monitors and domestic security cameras 350,000 such cameras are bought every year in the UK by individuals Many fail to change the default passwords leaving them open to hackers Experts say thousands may not be aware hackers are able to spy on them By Simon Murphy and Ian Gallagher for The Mail on Sunday Published: 21:01 GMT, 20 September 2014 | Updated: 22:49 GMT, 20 September 2014 Security camera footage from inside homes, offices and shops across Britain is being intercepted and broadcast live on the internet – without the owners’ knowledge.