The results of the study, conducted by Microsoft through more than 12,000 online interviews across 12 countries, are shocking given it’s been almost 10 years since the first Data Privacy Day.
We thought it would be useful to mark Data Privacy Day 2015 by reviewing some basic facts about where and how data is collected, what data is collected, how it is being used today, and what you can do to protect yourself.
Each time we dispatch an email in one way or another, we feel a sense of accomplishment, and our brain gets a dollop of reward hormones telling us we accomplished something. Each time we check a Twitter feed or Facebook update, we encounter something novel and feel more connected socially (in a kind of weird, impersonal cyber way) and get another dollop of reward hormones. But remember, it is the dumb, novelty-seeking portion of the brain driving the limbic system that induces this feeling of pleasure, not the planning, scheduling, higher-level thought centres in the prefrontal cortex. Make no mistake: email-, Facebook- and Twitter-checking constitute a neural addiction.
Teaching about copyright, Creative Commons, and how to license your work can be a challenge. I’ve created a lesson to explain this simply. All of the videos I’m creating now on theCool Cat Teacher TV YouTube channel now have essential questions with them. Feel free to use them with your students.
As photo sharing becomes one of the fastest growing niches in social media, a new British advertising campaign is warning kids and their parents about the dangers of sharing too much through online photo services.
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How young people develop a net reputation and why it’s important
If students have a Facebook profile, tweet, blog, or post comments online, then these digital footprints can help get the good word out about them and work to their benefit! Here are 12 easy ways students can maximize their online reputation: ....>
Πόσο καλά γνωρίζετε το Ίντερνετ και τα χαρακτηριστικά των ηλεκτρονικών παιχνιδιών; Μια που τα Χριστούγεννα όλοι μας λίγο-πολύ, θα πάρουμε τεχνολογικά δώρα, ελέγξτε τις γνώσεις σας με αυτό το μίνι-ερωτηματολόγιο 10 ερωτήσεων. Δεν θα χρειαστείτε περισσότερα από 3 λεπτά!
Απαντήστε σε όλες τις ερωτήσεις βασιζόμενοι στις μέχρι τώρα γνώσεις σας, χωρίς να ανατρέξετε στο Διαδίκτυο για να βρείτε τις απαντήσεις σε ό,τι δεν γνωρίζετε.
As elementary and secondary students spend more time online, a new free program has rolled out and is aimed at giving children, teachers and families the tools to help young digital users safely navigate the Internet.
“Think Before You Link” is an online course for students from grades three through eight with a focus on cybersafety, online bullying and Internet ethics. It was produced by Discovery Education and Intel Security and is being offered free to schools around the country.