Getting started – For families – Safety Center – Google Use Parental controls to filter apps by content rating You can use Parental controls to restrict the content that can be downloaded or purchased on Google Play. This helps you find appropriate content for you and your family. Learn more 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.
The Educator’s Guide to Social Media Click here for The Educator’s Guide to Social Media (PDF) The Educator’s Guide to Social Media explains how educators can use social media in class and in their personal and professional lives while enhancing — not risking — their professional reputation. Press release about the guide If you’d like to reprint multiple copies, please click here. stopbullying.gov - Cyberbullying Cyberbullying happens when kids bully each other through electronic technology. Find out why cyberbullying is different from traditional bullying, what you can do to prevent it, and how you can report it when it happens. What is Cyberbullying? Cyberbullying is bullying that takes place using electronic technology. Examples of cyberbullying include mean text messages or emails, rumors sent by email or posted on social networking sites, and embarrassing pictures, videos, websites, or fake profiles. Prevent Cyberbullying
STOP cyberbullying: Cyberbullying - what it is, how it works and how to understand and deal with cyberbullies what is it? :: how it works :: why cyberbully? :: prevention :: take action :: what's the law? :: stop cyberbullying toolkit :: 2013 Summit 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. Learning Through Reflection Edited by Arthur L. Costa and Bena Kallick by Arthur L. Costa and Bena Kallick
Safe Cyberspace Surfing Listen Learn about llamas, read up on your favorite skateboard star, or study a stegosaurus. You can do all these things online and then email or text message your best friend about it. But when you're moving through cyberspace, you need to stay safe. 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.