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Teach Online Safety Key concepts for students to understand and apply to their online experience. C-SAVE is our volunteer program to teach young people cybersecurity, cybersafety, and cyberethics. It's easy to participate and use! When you start college, you're taking on new responsibilities, making your own decisions, and becoming part of the campus community. There is an important role that you can play in your college's cybersecurity efforts that combines these elements of responsibility, decision-making, and community.

Five-Minute Films "Digital citizenship" is an umbrella term that covers a whole host of important issues. Broadly, it's the guidelines for responsible, appropriate behavior when one is using technology. But specifically, it can cover anything from "netiquette" to cyberbullying; technology access and the digital divide; online safety and privacy; copyright, plagiarism, and digital law, and more. In fact, some programs that teach digital citizenship have outlined no less than nine elements that intersect to inform a well-equipped digital citizen. It's an overwhelming array of skills to be taught and topics to explore. But while there is much talk about the importance of teaching digital citizenship in this information society, not many are sure what that really looks like.

Cyberbullying information and advice for young people There is an NZSL signed version of this page available to view online. NetSafe's cyberbullying information and advice for young people can be downloaded as both a Microsoft Word and Adobe PDF file from the links below: Download cyberbullying information and advice for young people (Word 207Kb) Download cyberbullying information and advice for young people (Adobe PDF 103Kb) Privacy Pirates: An Interactive Unit on Online Privacy (Ages 7-9) This tutorial introduces children, ages 7-9, to the concept of online privacy and teaches them to distinguish between information that is appropriate to give out and information better kept private – and to recognize how this may change in different contexts. In the game children assemble a map leading to a pirate treasure (to introduce the idea that personal information has value). As they do this, they will be asked a variety of questions about privacy and personal information on the Internet.

Online Reputation Infographic You don't have to be running for president to care about your online reputation. Almost everything you do online is easy to track, especially when you're using social media sites. This infographic shows you how to manage your "e-reputation," perhaps saving you some embarrassment, or even your career. Gathered by digital marketing firm KBSD, it's a treasure trove of tips, techniques and information about what companies and individuals are looking for inside your personal profiles and social information, and what you can do to show off your best side to those who might want to find out unflattering things about you.

Cyberbullying This can help if: People share embarrassing photos of you online You're receiving harassing calls, texts or emails People post bad stuff about you online People create fake profiles pretending to be you Cyberbullying – what it is and why it sucks Cyberbullying is bullying that is done through the use of technology, for example, using the Internet, a mobile phone or a camera to hurt or embarrass someone. It can be shared widely with a lot of people quickly, which is why it is so dangerous and hurtful.

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 Nine Elements Nine Themes of Digital Citizenship Digital citizenship can be defined as the norms of appropriate, responsible behavior with regard to technology use. 1. Digital Access: full electronic participation in society. Technology users need to be aware that not everyone has the same opportunities when it comes to technology. Working toward equal digital rights and supporting electronic access is the starting point of Digital Citizenship.

Reporting Advice for Young People - NetSafe: Cybersafety and Security advice for New Zealand Advice for young people on what to do about Harmful Communications You may get online abuse, harassment or negative comments on any of the popular social media sites you use or by email, text or during chat, etc. This can be quite disturbing, especially if lots of others join in or like the comments. You or a friend or sibling may be distressed about the communication. However it happens, it is not acceptable and it’s important for you not to respond. That’s hard to do and you may really want to hit back on your own behalf or to support a friend – don’t.