Webonauts Internet Academy Come play again later! Come play again tomorrow! Office of the Attorney General : Cyberbullying Cyberbullying is when a child, preteen or teen is tormented, threatened, harassed, humiliated, embarrassed or otherwise targeted by another child, preteen or teen using the Internet, interactive and digital technologies or mobile phones." - Source: StopCyberbullying.org The Internet makes it possible for "cyberbullies" to harass their victims at any time of the day, even in their own homes. Using chat rooms, email, instant messaging, and websites, cyberbullies can make threats, share gossip, spread lies or distribute embarrassing pictures to a wide audience while maintaining some anonymity. How it can happen Direct attacks Instant Messaging/Text Messaging Harassment Stealing Passwords Blogs Web Sites Sending Pictures through E-mail and Cell Phones Internet Polling Interactive Gaming Sending Malicious Code Sending Porn and Other Junk E-Mail and IMs Impersonation Click here for more information on direct cyberbully attacks. Attacks by proxy Cyberbullies can also attack by posing as the victim.
Moving Students From Digital Citizenship To Digital Leadership Moving Students From Digital Citizenship To Digital Leadership by TeachThought Staff Digital Citizenship has become one of the more symbolic phrases that represents the significant impact technology has made on our behavior and interactions. What is the definition of digital citizenship? A couple of years ago, Terry Heick offered that digital citizenship is “The quality of habits, actions, and consumption patterns that impact the ecology of digital content and communities.” This isn’t an easy concept for many students to wrap their head around, as it involves aspects of scale, permanence, and credibility that they are just beginning to wrestle with. This is all big picture thinking that is, somehow, easy to miss. The Visual Which brings us to the visual above. Digital Citizenship: Using the internet and social media in a responsible and ethical wayDigital Leadership: Using the internet and social media to improve the lives, well-being, and circumstances of others. The idea behind the shift?
Be Safe while Surfing Online - Learn How to Protect Yourself There are many precautions you can take as a child, teen or young adult while surfing the Internet. First, ALWAYS remember that you should NEVER give ANY personal information out about yourself unless you are with an adult, and they approve. While not all sites or individuals that collect information from children are illegal, it is better to be safe than sorry. It is also illegal to collect any personal information about children under the age of 13. Perhaps one of the best pieces of advice that you've probably heard over and over, "don't talk to strangers" is good to remember when you're on the Internet. Some predators have even been known to pose as friends, neighbors, or classmates in order to gain personal information from kids who are online. Remember, anything you say in a chat room can be monitored by anyone else there. Predators may use information from your 'online' profile if you have one, your screen name or user ID, and any messages they see.
S.O.S. for Information Literacy Friends . Bullies someone else. No matter what situation or form it comes in, bullying can make you feel depressed, hurt, and alone. It can keep you from enjoying the activities and places that are part of your life. Bullying happens everywhere, whether it's your town or Paris, France. But why should something that can make a person so miserable have to be part of growing up? Let's start by looking at the different kinds of bullying: Physical bullying means: Hitting, kicking, or pushing someone...or even just threatening to do it Stealing, hiding or ruining someone's things Making someone do things he or she don't want to do Verbal bullying means: Name-calling Teasing Insulting Relationship bullying means: Refusing to talk to someone Spreading lies or rumors about someone Making someone do things he or she doesn't want to do What do all these things have in common? The reason why one kid would want to bully another kid is this: when you make someone feel bad, you gain power over him or her.
Internet Safety Tips for Kids and Teens Internet Safety Tips for Kids and Teens 1. Spend time having fun with your parents online and helping them understand technology! 2. Never post your personal information, such as a cell phone number, home number, home address, or your location on any social networking site or through mobile apps like Snapchat or Instagram. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Source: Netwsmartz.org and safekids.com. Resources for Information On Internet Safety for Kids Resources for Information On Internet Safety for Teens Global Digital Citizen Foundation These 7 Strategies Help You Reach Challenging Students More Effectively One of the most common tasks we have as educators is trying to reach challenging students. It will happen to all teachers of all levels eventually. read more 6 Leisurely Team-Building Activities All Teachers Can Try Team-building activities can serve any educator well in their career.
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. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Respect, Educate and Protect (REPs) These elements have also been organized under the principles of respect, educate and protect. Respect Your Self/Respect Others - Etiquette - Access - Law Educate Your Self/Connect with Others - Literacy - Communication - Commerce Protect Your Self/Protect Others -Rights and Responsibility - Safety (Security) - Health and Welfare If this was to be taught beginning at the kindergarten level it would follow this pattern: Repetition 1 (kindergarten to second grade) Respect Your Self/Respect Others Digital Etiquette Educate Your Self/Connect with OthersDigital Literacy Protect Your Self/Protect Others Digital Rights and Responsibility Repetition 2 (third to fifth grade) Respect Your Self/Respect Others Digital Access
10 Interactive Lessons By Google On Digital Citizenship 10 Interactive Lessons By Google On Digital Citizenship Added by Jeff Dunn on 2012-07-22 YouTube has a firm place in the current classroom. From Khan Academy’s videos to YouTube EDU and beyond, there’s a reason all these videos are finding a home in schools. Google (which owns YouTube) built the lessons to educate students about YouTube’s policies, how to flag content, how to be a safer online citizen, and protect their identities. Below is a list of lessons, and the recommended flow for delivery. Or you can download the Full Teacher’s Guide or the Full Set of Slides in PDF . The killer feature for this curriculum is the extra features that come with each video. Category: Videos Tags: digital citizenship , guide , How To , presentations , Videos You may also like Second Grader Shows How She Uses Evernote For Fluency Added by Jeff Dunn 1 week ago 10.04K Views 3 Comments 0 Likes How Flipping The Classroom Is Working In Turkey Added by Katie Lepi 2 weeks ago 8.91K Views 0 Comments 0 Likes