Responsible Digital Citizenship
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Information relating to the responsibility to conduct ourselves appropriately online and encourage others to do the same.
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Chelsea Chaney's Facebook Bikini Photo Prompts Lawsuit Against Georgia School District

Chelsea Chaney's Facebook Bikini Photo Prompts Lawsuit Against Georgia School District | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
College student Chelsea Chaney is suing her Georgia school district for $2 million after she claims officials “stole” the photo above from her Facebook page without her permission.
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Be careful how you teach digital citizenship...

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The Shocking Story Behind An Elaborate Cancer Hoax

The Shocking Story Behind An Elaborate Cancer Hoax | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Sarah Gilliam, a professional photographer from Tennessee, was busy at work on May 30 when she received a disturbing and confusing email. The note contained a link to a blog about a 3-year-old named Reilly who had passed away from cancer.
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Sad story of a 17 y.o. who perpetrated a hoax built around a child who died of cancer. Good example to use when discussing digital citizenship, ethics, and verifying what you read online. 

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100 High Schoolers Kicked Off Flight for Not Turning Off Cell Phones

100 High Schoolers Kicked Off Flight for Not Turning Off Cell Phones | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
One hundred students and eight chaperones from a Brooklyn high school were thrown off an AirTran flight from New York to Atlanta early Monday morning after the students reportedly failed to listen to warnings to sit down and turn off their cell...
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snopes.com: Cameron D'Ambrosio

snopes.com: Cameron D'Ambrosio | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
An 18-year-old student named Cameron D'Ambrosio was arrested on terrorism charges over material he posted on Facebook?
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How To Cite Social Media Using MLA and APA - Edudemic

How To Cite Social Media Using MLA and APA - Edudemic | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Social media posts and videos are cropping up in academic publications more and more. This chart shows just how to cite social media with ease.
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Always confirm citation formats with the original authority (MLA, APA, etc.), but this is a nice quick reference. 

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Christine Margocs's curator insight, June 5, 2013 8:13 PM

This may come in handy, the more we start using our collective intelligence!

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Those Sexy Snapchats You Sent? Yeah, They're Not Really Gone

Those Sexy Snapchats You Sent? Yeah, They're Not Really Gone | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Looks like those ill-advised sexy pics you sent last month could come back to haunt you after all.

Via Jon Samuelson
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Copyright in a Copy Paste World

Copyright in a Copy Paste World | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
A website dedicated to informing secondary students and their teachers of copyright law, plagiarism policies, and caveats in order to uphold literary integrity and digital ethics through a compilation of various media.

Via Naomi Harm
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Good resources here For use with students!

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Kris McGlaun's curator insight, May 21, 2013 9:30 AM

Cool website.

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, September 12, 2013 5:51 AM

A good site for plagiarism and copyright resources.

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Facebook Privacy Settings Guide | TIME.com

Facebook Privacy Settings Guide | TIME.com | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Facebook has retooled its privacy settings time and time again to make them more user friendly, so customizing your settings is a fairly straightforward procedure.
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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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The tragedies of texting and driving

The tragedies of texting and driving | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Texting and driving is an epidemic that claims more and more lives every day. Here are just a few stories out of thousands of heartbreak and loss. Please, put your phone away. There's no call or text more important than a life.
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Cellular Etiquette for Teens

Cellular Etiquette for Teens | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Teens top 10 cellular ettiquette tips.
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Originally published in 2010; might need some tweaks to bring it up to date, but a good solid list.

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Online disinhibition and the psychology of trolling

Online disinhibition and the psychology of trolling | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Are people genuinely more aggressive, rude and unpleasant online, and if so, why? And what can we do to counter that, and make the internet a more tolerant place?
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Anatomy of a hack: even your 'complicated' password is easy to crack (Wired UK)

Anatomy of a hack: even your 'complicated' password is easy to crack (Wired UK) | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Three cracking experts show how quickly even long passwords with letters, numbers, and symbols can be cracked
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This is frightening...

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Copyright for teachers

Most of the resources in this collection are based on US Copyright law, which is generally followed in many other countries with a few local tweeks, so you need to know what these tweeks are to stay...
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Excellent, well organized, comprehensive resource. 

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The Digital Footprint Of 3 Different Generations - Edudemic

The Digital Footprint Of 3 Different Generations - Edudemic | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Let's look at your digital footprint: By next year (2014), humans will generate 5 billion gigabytes of data every 10 minutes. By any standards, that's a whole lotta data. I'm imagining a pretty immense cloud here.
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The biggest consumers might surprise you...

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Engaging in a Digital World: Social Media

Engaging in a Digital World: Social Media | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
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Includes multiple resource links.

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Joseph McCaleb's curator insight, May 13, 2013 8:31 AM

Kids experiences.  Tips for Use.  Anonymity lowered empathy? 

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Show Students How to Manage Facebook Privacy Settings

Show Students How to Manage Facebook Privacy Settings | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
When I was asked to take a role promoting e-safety in school, I wanted to use the time we had to deliver some lessons well. Typically many students access Facebook on their mobile phone, and don'...
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Sarah McElrath's curator insight, May 9, 2013 12:30 PM

Love the idea of offering this at a family night. Parents could benefit as well as students.

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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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