Google must respect 'right to be forgotten' Internet companies can be made to remove irrelevant or excessive personal information from search engine results, Europe's top court ruled on Tuesday in a case pitting privacy campaigners against Google. The Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) upheld the complaint of a Spanish man who objected to the fact that Google searches on his name threw up links to a 1998 newspaper article about the repossession of his home. The case highlighted the struggle in cyberspace between free speech advocates and supporters of privacy rights who say people should have the "right to be forgotten" — meaning that they should be able to remove their digital traces from the internet. It creates both technical challenges and potential extra costs for companies like Google, the world's no.1 search engine, and Facebook. "We are very surprised that it differs so dramatically from the Advocate General's opinion and the warnings and consequences that he spelled out.
Cybersafety educational resources for teachers and schools: Cybersmart Professional development The Cybersmart Outreach program has been in high demand since its introduction, with many schools booking for repeat presentations. Over 2015 the ACMA will be placing a high priority on visiting those schools who have already registered, but have not yet received, one of our presentations. For this reason, from
Cybersmart Tagged What you do online could tag you for life This captioned film contains moving images, a sound track and dialogue. A full copy of the script, including scene descriptions, is provided in a separate file titled ‘Tagged film script’. Gold — WorldMediaFestival Silver — New York Festivals Winner – ATOM Awards Home - Bright Ideas Gallery Nichole explains how she teaches economics using this intriguing simulation of an economic ecosystem. Paying rent on your desk? Advertising your services for money? 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.
Digital Citizenship Flashcards Another academic year is here and with it comes new clothes, lessons, and of course, new technologies. But are your child's digital citizenship skills back-to-school ready? If not, don't worry. To help them make the grade, download these flashcards to help them boost their online know-how. From safety and privacy to literacy and online responsibility, these cards cover digital citizenship basics and have conversation starters to get you and your child thinking and talking. You can reference just one, or download, print, and put together an entire flashcard deck to work through...check below for a DIY version!
Daughter ‘Begged’ for Spanking Instead of Mom’s Embarrassing Web Photo May 21, 2012 1:20pm Author ReShonda Tate Billingsley had her daughter post this picture to Instagram. (Courtesy ReShonda Tate Billingsley) At first, it might seem like your typical case of modern parental discipline: A Texas mom has prohibited her 12-year-old daughter from using the photo-sharing site Instagram after she caught the girl posting a photo of herself holding an unopened bottle of vodka with a caption that read “I sure wish I could drink this.” But it’s what ReShonda Tate Billingsley did next that has people buzzing: Billinglsey, a prominent Houston-area author, had her daughter post a new picture of herself to Instagram earlier this month holding a sign reading, “Since I want to post photos of me holding liquor, I am obviously not ready for social media and will be taking a hiatus until I learn what I should (and) should not post.
Digital Citizenship A district initiative to empower, educate and protect all users! This Digital Citizenship website was created as a response to a district need regarding responsible digital tool use in schools, and the expectations around the use of those tools in an academic setting and a school community in general. This included analysis of a wide variety of national and international documents (see reference list), examination of relevant BC and District curriculum and policy documents, and consultation with teachers, administrators, and students who collaborated to develop this framework. Click here to read the Rationale behind this framework. Click here to read Administrative Procedure 140.1 - Digital Responsibility for Employees and Administrative Procedure 140.2 - Digital Responsibility for Students. Digital Citizenship is composed of 4 sections:
Trillion-Dollar Footprint (6-8) Warm-up (10 minutes) ASK:How many of you have … sent a message or posted a comment online?created a profile on a social network site? How to Create Social Media Guidelines for Your School Produced in collaboration with Facebook. Social media is fast becoming as ubiquitous as the air we breathe. In recent months, many schools and districts around the country have taken steps to create social media policies and guidelines for their students and staff. In my work with several districts to draft these documents, I have seen many approaches that work well, and some that don't.
Digital Citizenship & BYOD My Colleague Lee Crockett made a comment the other day about BYOD, Bring your own device and Digital Citizenship. He said that the heart of any BYOD program is digital citizenship. And he’s right. James Mconville blog Parents and students – here are some course updates and also events to look forward to in June. Firstly, I want to thank our teacher candidate, Ms. Rohani, for her excellent work and support of all students. We wish her well and know that she will make an excellent teacher! Math We will be working on the unit of Statistics and Probability.
What Students Will Learn In The Future What Students Will Learn In The Future by Terry Heick This is part 1 of the series “Responsive Teaching For A Changing World,” a 3-part series is sponsored by Adobe Presenter 9. They had nothing to do with the content–only asked that we include a link back to their platform, which you can see above. A lot is implied in the content areas we choose to disperse the world through. That’s essentially what classes and content areas are–perspectives to make sense of the world.
Curriculum: Understanding YouTube & Digital Citizenship – Google in Education Overview We have devised an interactive curriculum aimed to support teachers of secondary students (approximately ages 13-17). The curriculum helps educate students on topics like: YouTube’s policies How to report content on YouTube How to protect their privacy online How to be responsible YouTube community members How to be responsible digital citizens We hope that students and educators gain useful skills and a holistic understanding about responsible digital citizenship, not only on YouTube, but in all online activity.