Getting started – For families – Safety Center – Google As a parent or guardian, you know what feels right for your family and how your kids learn best. To help your family navigate through new technologies, gadgets, and services in an ever-changing online world, it helps to get practical advice. That’s why we continuously talk to safety experts, parents, educators and communities around the world – to keep a pulse on what works. Together, we can help nurture a community of responsible digital citizens.
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. BiblioNasium - Kids Share Book Recommendations. Use Online Reading Logs, Find Books At Their Reading Level BiblioNasium is a free, protected social network for children ages 6-13 designed to engage, encourage and excite children about reading. Kids read better when they do it consistently and as part of a peer community. The engaging and challenging environment of BiblioNasium provides the tools and support to make a real difference in building interest in reading for pleasure – and a life-long love of books. Unlike any other child’s online reading community, BiblioNasium links parents, educators and young readers through a unique collection of tools, games and community-building experiences. And it’s all safe; kids can’t sign up or participate without permission of a parent or supervising educator (teacher/librarian/other).
15 Lesson Plans For Making Students Better Online Researchers Your students are probably Internet authorities. When it comes to Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube, they might know far more than you. All of that time spent tweeting and chatting doesn’t necessarily translate to deep learning though. As students progress through school, online research skills become more important — for good reason. Both college professors and employers will expect young people to know their way around the academic side of the Internet; a skill that for many students, needs to be taught. In a Pew survey, a majority of teachers said that their students lacked patience and determination when doing difficult research.
A Bullying Quiz Printer-friendly version Objectives: Understand how evidence regarding behavioral patterns might challenge personal beliefs and assumptions about social behavior Use evidence about bullying behavior to inform daily decisions regarding social interactions and understand the necessity of making personal decisions in bullying situations Use factual information to consider consequences and alternatives of personal behavior choices IntroductionEven students who have experienced bullying might be surprised by the statistics and studies about bullying. It's important for adults, student leaders and other educators to raise awareness about the prevalence of bullying and its detrimental effects for all involved. The frequency with which students admit to bullying might surprise students who feel alone and isolated due to the wrath of a bully.
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. Your Core Concerns Working Together to Teach the Core It’s virtually impossible for one teacher to independently—and effectively—implement the Common Core standards. It takes time to digest them, to find new materials, and to develop new lesson plans. With time at a premium, teachers are learning it’s best to work as a team. Plan As a Group “I rely on my professional learning community,” says Danielle Doelling, a third-grade teacher at Brandeis Elementary in Louisville, Kentucky.
An Outstanding Internet Safety Cheat Sheet for Teachers and Parents Internet is like a jungle full of predators ready to take you down anytime you give them a chance. Strolling in this jungle sometimes comes with a very high cost, a cost that is way higher when it comes to kids. Online safety issues comes at the top priorities of parents. They all show a deep concern about their kids use of internet and the time they spend navigating the web but when asked about the preemtive measures to take to protect their kids, several parents hide behind the popular " I am not tech-savvy" excuse. 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.
Keep Yourself and Your Stuff Safe Online" Digital Book for Teens by Linda McCarthy from Official Microsoft Download Center Own Your Space Teen Book\Own Your Space Teen Book _All Chapters.pdf Own Your Space Teen Book _All Chapters.xps Own Your Space Teen Book\Own Your Space_Chapter 01_Protect Your Turf.pdf Own Your Space Teen Book\Own Your Space_Chapter 02_Know Your Villains.pdf Own Your Space Teen Book\Own Your Space_Chapter 03_Nasty Ware.pdf Own Your Space Teen Book\Own Your Space_Chapter 04_Hackers and Crackers.pdf 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.