Archive | November, 2010

Engagelive: Teaching Online Safety in a Secure Online Environment

29. November 2010

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E-ngagelive is an exciting, innovative project from the U.K. which provides a secure, online, interactive environment designed to help young people in a classroom setting learn about online safety while collaborating with each other and a team of community professionals acting as guides.

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Commonsense Media FREE Elementary Curriculum (Digital Literacy and Citizenship) now available

24. November 2010

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Commonsense Media has just added a digital literacy and citizenship curriculum for 4th and 5th grade students to its already impressive set of FREE materials.  Acknowledging that digital literacy and citizenship needs to start early, Commonsense Media has created a curriclum which is “uniquely designed for elementary and middle school students.”  

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Cyberbullying: What Counselors Need to Know, by Sheri Bauman, Ph.D.

23. November 2010

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This book is a must-read for school counselors, teachers, administrators and other professionals who want a solid, research-based, and comprehensive guide on counseling for cyberbullying. This is not just another book on cyberbullying. While cyberbullying is a growing concern, and more and more materials are available, there is no other book for counselors which is as complete and powerful. 

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Stand Up To Cyberbullying: OnGuardOnline Video

19. November 2010

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For this week’s Friday video feature, we have chosen a short video from OnGuardOnline.gov, a website which provides “practical tips from the federal government and the technology industry to help you be on guard against internet fraud, secure your computer, and protect your personal information.”  The short animated video demonstrates the importance of taking an active role in [...]

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Cry of the Dolphins: Think Before You Comment Ad from YouTube/NCPC

12. November 2010

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Just a short blog today, but one with a powerful message nevertheless.  Check out this “ad” about cyberbullying which has been put together by the advertising agency Saatchi & Saatchi with YouTube and the National Crime Prevention Council.  Click here to watch Cry of the Dolphins.  And please, “Think before you comment.”

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Ten Ways for Parents to Prevent Cyberbullying: FREE webinar

10. November 2010

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We’ve blogged before about The Ophelia Project (click here and here) and the good work they do with regard to cyberbullying prevention.  Now they are offering a FREE 45 minute webinar on Ten Ways for Parents to Prevent Cyberbullying.  The date is November 22nd, 2010, at 6 pm EST.  The webinar consists of a 30 minute [...]

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Internet Safety Resources from TeachersFirst.com

8. November 2010

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If you are looking for online resources on Internet Safety and ideas for how to use those resources “In Your Classroom,” then take a look at TeachersFirst.com.  This site has a really useful annotated list of sixty-six different websites relating to Internet Safety, it provides links to each site, and has suggestions for using the resources [...]

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Experts on Internet Safety: Listen to their Podcasts

5. November 2010

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Here’s a great “one-stop-shop” resource for you: Eight podcasts from experts in the field of Internet safety speaking on topics ranging from the development of the adolescent brain, cyberbullying, social networking, to legal implications and more …

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The Importance of the Internet for All: Young People Affirm their Beliefs

3. November 2010

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As noted on the European Insafe website, in August 2010 members of the Youth Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Project (created by Childnet International), aged between 14 and 18, met to discuss Internet access, diversity, security, openness and privacy in preparation for attending the IGF 2010 in Vilnius, Lithuania.  Let’s take a look at what the young [...]

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MTV’s Draw Your Line: Between Digital Use and Abuse

1. November 2010

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Following on from our earlier blog on Cyberbullying Solutions: New Tool from MTV, we are pleased to bring you this latest update from MTV …

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