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Internet Safety 07/12/2009 (p.m.)

Posted in Uncategorized by coda on July 12, 2009
  • n June 2008 a diverse group of representatives from technology companies, child advocacy and parents’ groups, educators, health researchers and policymakers gathered in Washington, DC to begin work on a set of recommendations for best practices that participants in the Internet industry could adopt to help keep children safe and smart when online. The result of the year-long effort is the report PointSmart.ClickSafe.: Task Force Recommendations for Best Practices for Online Safety and Literacy.

    Tags: ad4dcss, cybersafety, best practices

  • Download the full report on Task Force Recommendations for best practices for child online safety. Point Smart. Click Safe. is an initiative of the cable industry to educate parents about online safety and appropriate use of the Internet by their children.

    Tags: ad4dcss, cybersafety, parents, best practices

    • Task Force Recommendations for best practices for child online safety. Point Smart. Click Safe. is an initiative of the cable industry to educate parents about online safety and appropriate use of the Internet by their children. – By Anne Bubnic
  • The Miami-Dade school district wants to lead the nation on educating teens and parents about the consequences of sending nude photos over phones.

    Tags: ad4dcss, sexting, mobile communication, nude photo exchange

    • The Miami-Dade school district wants to lead the nation on educating teens and parents about the consequences of sending nude photos over phones. – By Anne Bubnic
  • School officials in the Calallen, Corpus Christi, Flour Bluff, and Tuloso-Midway independent school districts say their existing policy prohibiting cell phone use during school hours goes a long way to addressing any potential sexting problems. West Oso Independent School District Superintendent Michael Sandroussi said his district has a similar cell phone policy, but he thinks sexting is a serious issue that should be addressed. “Besides confiscation of phones, further disciplinary measures should be considered.”

    Tags: ad4dcss, mobile safety, sexting, cellphone

    • School officials in the Calallen, Corpus Christi, Flour Bluff, and Tuloso-Midway independent school districts say their existing policy prohibiting cell phone use during school hours goes a long way to addressing any potential sexting problems. West Oso Independent School District Superintendent Michael Sandroussi said his district has a similar cell phone policy, but he thinks sexting is a serious issue that should be addressed. “Besides confiscation of phones, further disciplinary measures should be considered.” – By Anne Bubnic
    • School officials in the Calallen, Corpus Christi, Flour Bluff, and Tuloso-Midway independent school districts say their existing policy prohibiting cell phone use during school hours goes a long way to addressing any potential sexting problems. West Oso Independent School District Superintendent Michael Sandroussi said his district has a similar cell phone policy, but he thinks sexting is a serious issue that should be addressed. “Besides confiscation of phones, further disciplinary measures should be considered.” – By Anne Bubnic

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