Digital Citizenship

Digital Safety and Citizenship

Can you believe everything you see on the Internet?

1.  Student Storage --How to Use Student Storage

2.  Are you a cyberbully?
Let's Fight it Together

When you have time, watch some of the following videos.

You Can't Take it back at http://www.nsteens.org/Videos
OnGuard Online:http://www.onguardonline.gov/media/video-0001-net-cetera-chatting-kids-about-being-online
More about cyberbullying That's Not Cool http://www.thatsnotcool.com/

For more information, check out the following Northside Digital Citizenship site at: http://nisd.net/digitalcitizen/sec_digcit/cyberbully_9_12.htm

3.  Social Networking/Blog Beware--Be careful of the information you share online.
http://www.onguardonline.gov

http://www.netsmartz411.org/

Are you revealing too much information online?
http://www.nsteens.org/Videos/OfflineConsequences

Are you being careful with what pictures you post?

Netsmartz: View one of the real life predator videos at http://www.nsteens.org/Videos. Watch Survivor Diaries, Julie's Journey or Tracking Teresa.

4.  Is it OK to download any pictures and music you want from the Internet? What is copyright?

Copyright Kids:http://www.copyrightkids.org/ Take the Copyright Challenge: A Quiz

Taking the Mystery out of Copyright 2:39

Other great videos:
Copyright on Campus 6:30
Copyright Basics 6:20 

Cyberbee: http://www.cyberbee.com/copyrt.html

5.  Is it OK to copy and paste from the Internet and turn it in?
Is it OK to just change a few words as long as you cite the source?

What is Plagiarism?

Avoiding Plagiarism: What Do I Need to Cite?
You Can't Just Change a Few Words

Visit the Rawlinson page, More about Plagiarism

6.  Not all websites contain reliable information. Is Wikipedia a good source for school research? Is Facebook a reliable news source? No to both of those. The user must evaluate and determine the accuracy of the information. Always use more than one source of information when researching for a school project. The site below can help you determine who made a site.
http://www.easywhois.com/

This site is a webquest to help you determine the validity of websites.
http://teachertech.rice.edu/Participants/bchristo/lessons/evalwebsites/index.html

Visit the Rawlinson Evaluating Web Resources Page