Tag Archive | "Common Sense Media"

Facebook, YouTube, Texting: Rules of the Road for Kids

Saturday, September 3, 2011

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Here is a short video clip from Common Sense Media to help young people make smarter decisions online.  The clip is only 3.21 minutes long, and features a group of young people helping other young people stay safe online.  They provide 10 simple rules to “keep us safe and smart when we are online or using our cell phones.”  The video [...]

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Online Safety, Digital Citizenship and More … CyberSmart K-12 Curriculum

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

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Here is another GREAT curriculum resource.  The CyberSmart curriculum is part of Common Sense Media’s education program (see our previous blog), and is distributed FREE to schools.  Check out what it has to offer …

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Cross-Generational Dialogue on the Ethics of Digital Life: Critical need for communication

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

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We often hear that parents, educators, and other adults are frequently frustrated, and often intimidated, about how best to communicate with young people about their online lives.  We know that sometimes it feels as if young people are living on their own cyber island which adults are unable to access.  We struggle with how to bridge [...]

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Digital Citizenship Curriculum: Official Launch by Common Sense Media

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

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UPDATE: Following on from our earlier blog about Common Sense Media’s digital citizenship curriculum, we are pleased to announce that this FREE curriculum for middle schools was officially launched over the weekend at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference in Denver.  You can access the first three units of this exciting curriculum at

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