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Twitter / CoachDavidHill: We dropped a recruit this past ...

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Teens need to be regularly reminded that people really ARE looking at what they do online, and it can affect their futures.

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Sarah McElrath's curator insight, April 15, 2013 7:39 AM

Definitely a good reminder for all that what they put online can be seen by potential employers.

Kent Brooks's curator insight, April 16, 2013 11:10 PM

Be careful little thumbs what you tweet

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Nude Photo Scandal at RHS Highlights Dangers of Social Media, Superintendent Says

Nude Photo Scandal at RHS Highlights Dangers of Social Media, Superintendent Says | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Daniel Fishbein held a news conference Thursday to address the transmission of nude photos of high school girls through social media.
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See No Evil?

See No Evil? | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
I had the question yesterday from an IT Director (one that I have been asked several times) about the “issues” that happen when you op...
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Teens' Nude Photos From Snapchat Lead to Investigation

Teens' Nude Photos From Snapchat Lead to Investigation | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Students at one New Jersey high school could face child pornography charges if found in possession of nude photos of classmates. Explicit images sent via Snapchat prompted...
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Teaching Children About Digital Footprints | Primary Tech

Teaching Children About Digital Footprints | Primary Tech | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
As we have introduced a 1:1 netbook program in grade four at my school, we are focussing on helping the students learn how to use their new devices...
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Social Media Background Check - It's Legal!

Companies can search for info on potential employees for up to 7 years in the past. What a teen does now can affect their future. ..
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Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom: Twitter For Little Folks

Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom: Twitter For Little Folks | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
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Ways to integrate Twitter with students under 13. Includes a great idea for paper Tweets in a classroom!

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How to tell if a “shark in flooded city streets after a storm” photo is a fake in 5 easy steps « Southern Fried Science

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Upload the photo to Google and compare to existing photos. I did NOT know you could do that! 

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GwynethJones's curator insight, February 11, 2013 2:17 PM
OMG,Shark!
Sarah McElrath's curator insight, February 11, 2013 2:36 PM

Great for teaching students the don't believe everything you see on the internet!

GwynethJones's comment, February 16, 2013 12:41 PM
Bon Jour!
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8 Must-Have Skills for Spotting Misinformation for 21st Century Students

8 Must-Have Skills for Spotting Misinformation for 21st Century Students | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it

"A 21st century skill that all students need badly is the ability to spot misinformation. As educators, we desperately need to do as Loren Collins states in her book, Bullspotting: Finding Facts in the Age of Misinformation. We need to "arm our students with baloney-detecting tools to prevent false and unsupported beliefs so that such beliefs can be better contained." In other words, 21st century educators need to equip our students with "baloney-detection" skills."


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From the Blog: "In the 21st century, we as educators have a moral imperative to make sure our students are equipped with proper "baloney-detection tools" so that they can avoid being mislead and misguided in a flood of information."


Based on the "facts" I see my adult friends posting on Facebook all the time, these are must-have skills for EVERYONE, and it is essential teachers become better bullspotters so they may pass those skills along to their students.

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Christine Margocs's curator insight, February 10, 2013 2:41 PM

I have had to inform adults in my email circle about their misinformed, forwarded messages...

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Sure Way To Get Fired: Post ‘I Wish I Could Get Fired Some Days’ On Facebook

Sure Way To Get Fired: Post ‘I Wish I Could Get Fired Some Days’ On Facebook | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Whether you're Facebook friends with anyone from work or not, a comment about wishing to be fired never brings anything good
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10 Things Your Students Should Know About Their Digital Footprints | EdReach

10 Things Your Students Should Know About Their Digital Footprints | EdReach | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Building a digital footprint is an issue I believe doesn’t garner enough attention in our personal and professional lives.

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This is an excellent article with links to even more resources.
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Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, December 30, 2012 2:34 AM

This is a crucial area that can sometimes get overlooked or exaggerated when implementing technological innovations. It is imperative that teachers address it throughout school.

Bronwyn Desjardins's curator insight, May 11, 2013 6:41 AM

Important as this is fast becomming the way employers search potential employees. Forget CVs, think about your digital footprint says about you.

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Will digital addiction clinics be big in 2013?

Will digital addiction clinics be big in 2013? | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Mobile and social media are driving the next wave of digital change. But is this creating new dilemmas for the way we live and work?
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Should schools offer social media etiquette classes?

Should schools offer social media etiquette classes? | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
While the practice of using social media in a positive way for education has merit, its heavy usage has also opened the gateway for a number of negatives
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Let's just teach etiquette in context of using social media in teaching and learning! (We don't do special classes for any other type of manners...)

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Technology, teens and bad ideas

Technology, teens and bad ideas | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Here’s an idea that makes a even the biggest broadband advocate in the world question the role of technology in the world of teens.
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What College Admission Officers Don't Like Seeing On Facebook: Vulgarity, Drinking Photos & 'Illegal Activities' - Forbes

What College Admission Officers Don't Like Seeing On Facebook: Vulgarity, Drinking Photos & 'Illegal Activities' - Forbes | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Yes, college admission officers are checking you out on Facebook.
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[Hoax Alert] To all my FB friends...I want to stay PRIVATELY connected...mouse over my name

[Hoax Alert] To all my FB friends...I want to stay PRIVATELY connected...mouse over my name | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
One thing is for sure on the Facebook platform, some scams and hoaxes never really die. They are just repackaged, resurrected and recirculated!
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Texas Digital Citizenship Day | Common Sense Media

Texas Digital Citizenship Day | Common Sense Media | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Join schools and community groups across Texas for Digital Citizenship Day! This toolkit from Common Sense Media has everything to need to participate.
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A Must Have Poster on Digital Literacy ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Must Have Poster on Digital Literacy ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it

"There is nothing better than a nice and a visually attractive poster to teach your students about digital literacy. The poster can also be pinned down on the classroom wall and act as a reminder of what students need to keep in their minds about the essence of digital literacy."


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Digital Media Literacy

Digital Media Literacy | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
An interactive image by digitalsandbox1.
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Interactive infographic created on ThingLink. I've never seen one of these before. Pretty cool!

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Technology Contract – Helping Your Child Follow Your Rules for a Safe Digital Experience

Technology Contract – Helping Your Child Follow Your Rules for a Safe Digital Experience | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
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How Social Media Could Land You Your Next Job [INFOGRAPHIC]

How Social Media Could Land You Your Next Job [INFOGRAPHIC] | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
This infographic explores the growing role social media plays when recruiters look for new talent. Check it out for some handy tips!
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More evidence that it's important to watch what you post online...

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EdTechSandyK: Your Facebook Privacy is YOUR Responsibility, Not Your Friends'...

EdTechSandyK: Your Facebook Privacy is YOUR Responsibility, Not Your Friends'... | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
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A 1st Grader’s iPad Contract: An Acceptable Use Policy for the Home

A 1st Grader’s iPad Contract: An Acceptable Use Policy for the Home | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
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Great idea! Responsible use starts at home...

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EdTechSandyK's curator insight, January 4, 2013 1:12 PM

Mobile learning and responsible use start at home...