Digital Safety and Citizenship
Can you believe everything you see on the Internet? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rmx4twCK3_I
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
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.
Are you revealing too much information online?
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
Fair Use Example at School--Watch the Teachable Moment video.
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?
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.
This site is a webquest to help you determine the validity of websites.
Visit the Rawlinson Evaluating Web Resources Page