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Internet Safety 06/25/2009 (p.m.)

Posted in Uncategorized by coda on June 25, 2009
  • Comedy from http://www.idiotsofants.com

    What would it be like if Facebook was actually played out in real life?

    Tags: ad4dcss, facebook, social_networking, video

  • Revised federal archiving rules raise legal, logistical challenges.

    Tags: ad4dcss, email archiving

  • In April 2008, Gov. Steve Beshear signed House Bill 91, often referred to as “The Golden Rule Act.” The measure is aimed at protecting Kentucky’s students by requiring “bullying” policies in the state’s public schools. “This legislation hits home for many children, teens and their parents,” said Gov. Beshear. “By prohibiting bullying and harassment among students, The Golden Rule Act will help protect Kentucky’s most valuable resource, our children.”

    Tags: ad4dcss, cyberbullying, legal, legislative, state initiative

  • This curriculum, from the Electronic Frontier Foundation, is designed to give teachers a comprehensive set of tools to educate students about copyright while incorporating activities that exercise a variety of learning skills. Lesson topics include: the history of copyright law; the relationship between copyright and innovation; fair use and its relationship to remix culture; peer-to-peer file sharing; and the interests of the stakeholders that ultimately affect how copyright is interpreted by copyright owners, consumers, courts, lawmakers, and technology innovators.

    Tags: ad4dcss, eff, copyright, curriculum, teacher guide, resources, fair use

    • This curriculum, from the Electronic Frontier Foundation, is designed to give teachers a comprehensive set of tools to educate students about copyright while incorporating activities that exercise a variety of learning skills. Lesson topics include: the history of copyright law; the relationship between copyright and innovation; fair use and its relationship to remix culture; peer-to-peer file sharing; and the interests of the stakeholders that ultimately affect how copyright is interpreted by copyright owners, consumers, courts, lawmakers, and technology innovators. – By Anne Bubnic
  • In 2002, The No Child Left Behind Act said that students should be technologically literate by the end of the 8th grade. Texas developed a long list of specific technology skills students should know, but nobody has required that students learn them. “We have a difficult time finding the time for the students to be taught these technology skills since teachers have to focus on preparing students for the TAKS test,” said Mark Gabehart, AISD’s technology chief.

    Tags: ad4dcss, Technology, NCLB, digital literacy

    • In 2002, The No Child Left Behind Act said that students should be technologically literate by the end of the 8th grade. Texas developed a long list of specific technology skills students should know, but nobody has required that students learn them. “We have a difficult time finding the time for the students to be taught these technology skills since teachers have to focus on preparing students for the TAKS test,” said Mark Gabehart, AISD’s technology chief. – By Anne Bubnic
  • One of the most anticipated days in the history of social networking site Facebook has finally come: the company announced today that it has begun making status messages, photos and videos visible to the public at large by default instead of being visible only to a user’s approved friends.

    Tags: ad4dcss, privacy, facebook, social networking

    • One of the most anticipated days in the history of social networking site Facebook has finally come: the company announced today that it has begun making status messages, photos and videos visible to the public at large by default instead of being visible only to a user’s approved friends. – By Anne Bubnic
  • Cox Communications commissioned Harris Interactive to conduct a survey among U.S. teens ages 13-18. Key objectives of this study were to:
    •Examine teen’s online and cell phone behavior, specifically regarding:
    • Sending sexually suggestive text messages ore emails
    • Bullying others online or by text message
    •Understand the relationship between teens and their parents regarding parental controls for the Internet
    •Uncover how and why teens go online on their cell phone

    Download the complete 60-page report.

    Tags: ad4dcss, sexting, cyberbullying, cellphone, text messaging, parental control, pdf, digital communication

    • Cox Communications commissioned Harris Interactive to conduct a survey among U.S. teens ages 13-18. Key objectives of this study were to:
      •Examine teen’s online and cell phone behavior, specifically regarding:
      • Sending sexually suggestive text messages ore emails
      • Bullying others online or by text message
      •Understand the relationship between teens and their parents regarding parental controls for the Internet
      •Uncover how and why teens go online on their cell phone

      Download the complete 60-page report. – By Anne Bubnic

  • If you’re attending NECC and have an interest in Digital Citizenship topics, here are some workshops and sessions you’ll want to attend:

    Tags: ad4dcss, digital citizenship, cybersafety, copyright, cyberbullying, NECC09

    • If you’re attending NECC and have an interest in Digital Citizenship topics, here are some workshops and sessions you’ll want to attend: – By Anne Bubnic
  • A new survey on kids in cyberspace finds that one in five teens have “sexted” – sent or received sexually suggestive, nude or nearly nude photos through cellphone text messages or e-mail.Most teens who sexted sent the photos to girlfriends or boyfriends, but 11% sent them to strangers, according to the study made public today by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and Cox Communications. Of teens who sext, 80% are under 18, the survey found.

    Tags: ad4dcss, text messaging, sexting, teens

    • A new survey on kids in cyberspace finds that one in five teens have “sexted” — sent or received sexually suggestive, nude or nearly nude photos through cellphone text messages or e-mail.
      Most teens who sexted sent the photos to girlfriends or boyfriends, but 11% sent them to strangers, according to the study made public today by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and Cox Communications. Of teens who sext, 80% are under 18, the survey found. – By Anne Bubnic

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