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A Handbook to Being a Model Internet Citizen

A Handbook to Being a Model Internet Citizen | Digital Citizenship and BYOD | Scoop.it
The internet gives us all a platform to make our voices heard. That's incredibly powerful, but with that power comes responsibility. That's right, like any citizenship, your internet privileges carry with them responsibilities.

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Really great ideas to creating stand up citizens who utilize the Internet... some concepts may be hard to teach at middle level, but may be best to live by example and show how we do it-- they will benefit by our modeling.

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Useful sites to help us introduce BYOD and the citizenship skills required to be responsible learners.
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The 21 Best Resources for 2014 to Prevent Cyberbullying

The 21 Best Resources for 2014 to Prevent Cyberbullying | Digital Citizenship and BYOD | Scoop.it
According to the Cyberbullying Research Center, more than half of teens and adolescents have reported that they’ve been bullied online, and between 10 and 20 percent say it occurs regularly. As a slew of recent news stories have demonstrated, the consequences can be devastating. A recent study conducted by the Center found that 20% of respondents who …
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Great resources to look into- especially for my Digital Citizenship presentation next year.

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Terms of use - Ask.fm

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Important policies to understand use of the Ask.fm site

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Does Social Media Breed Learner Laziness?

Does Social Media Breed Learner Laziness? | Digital Citizenship and BYOD | Scoop.it
By Shelley Kinash and Jeffrey Brand. As new technologies grow in popularity, the associated cognitive and moral worries, concerns and questions intensify. The current devices of choice are smartpho...
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Stats, pros and cons of social media

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iLearn Technology » Blog Archive » 6 Days and 78 Resources for Digital Literacy Internet Safety

iLearn Technology » Blog Archive » 6 Days and 78 Resources for Digital Literacy Internet Safety | Digital Citizenship and BYOD | Scoop.it

Via Donna Macdonald
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Great material here!

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Teenagers Are Recreating Facebook On Instagram

Teenagers Are Recreating Facebook On Instagram | Digital Citizenship and BYOD | Scoop.it
Status updates, interests, memes. And most importantly: fewer parents.
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Yikes!  Screenshots of their Instagram and how it is being used..

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Tumblr, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Snapchat – How Teens Use Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter

Tumblr, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Snapchat – How Teens Use Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter | Digital Citizenship and BYOD | Scoop.it
Tumblr, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Snapchat – How Teens Use Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]
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10 frightening facts about Ask.fm all parents should know

10 frightening facts about Ask.fm all parents should know | Digital Citizenship and BYOD | Scoop.it
Ask.fm is a social networking website set up in a question and answer format that is very popular with teens and tweens. It has received lots press attention lately and was referenced in the Florida bullying suicide case.
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Scary site, need to try it before I educate parents

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Teen Behavior On Social Networks - Technology News - redOrbit

Teen Behavior On Social Networks - Technology News - redOrbit | Digital Citizenship and BYOD | Scoop.it
A majority of teenagers who use social networking sites say their online peers are mostly kind to one another online, but 88 percent still say they have witnessed people being mean and cruel as well.
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Teen perceptions

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Sharing, With a Safety Net

Sharing, With a Safety Net | Digital Citizenship and BYOD | Scoop.it
A privacy bill for young people passed by California’s Legislature has put the state in the middle of a debate over how to protect those who share without thinking.
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Getting a second chance, good idea or foolishness?

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Teens, Social Media, and Privacy | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

Youth are sharing more personal information on their profiles than in the past. They choose private settings for Facebook, but share with large networks of friends.
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Research conducted on what teens are willing to share online

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Moms, you oughta know: 11 social media apps teens are using now - TODAY.com

Moms, you oughta know: 11 social media apps teens are using now - TODAY.com | Digital Citizenship and BYOD | Scoop.it
The start of the school year is a great incentive to remain (or get) relevant, or at least keep virtual tabs on your teens. You may use...
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Our teens are using Ask.FM

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Departing the Text: Internet Safety for Kids (Grades K-12) Growing Up in the Information Age

Departing the Text: Internet Safety for Kids (Grades K-12) Growing Up in the Information Age | Digital Citizenship and BYOD | Scoop.it
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Great monitoring tools I had not heard of... love the video clips for Internet safety, perfect for kids!

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Digital Citizenship: Resource Roundup

Digital Citizenship: Resource Roundup | Digital Citizenship and BYOD | Scoop.it
Check out Edutopia's collection of articles, videos, and other resources on internet safety, cyberbullying, digital responsibility, and media and digital literacy.
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Working on the student presentation on Dig Cit this year...

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Nine Elements of Digital Citizenship

Nine Elements of Digital Citizenship | Digital Citizenship and BYOD | Scoop.it
Check out http://digitalcitizenship.net!
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Great breakdown... how to convince staff it is worth educating our kids on DC and it is not one wo/man's job alone?

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9 elementos de ciudadanía digital

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Free Technology for Teachers: Copyright on Campus - A Six Minute Exploration of the Nuances of Copyright

Free Technology for Teachers: Copyright on Campus - A Six Minute Exploration of the Nuances of Copyright | Digital Citizenship and BYOD | Scoop.it

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Watch the video- worthy!

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iLearn Technology » Blog Archive » 6 Days and 78 Resources for Digital Literacy Internet Safety

iLearn Technology » Blog Archive » 6 Days and 78 Resources for Digital Literacy Internet Safety | Digital Citizenship and BYOD | Scoop.it

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Instagram – Is It Okay for Kids? What Parents Need to Know : Yoursphere for Parents – Helping Families Live Healthy Digital Lives

Instagram – Is It Okay for Kids? What Parents Need to Know : Yoursphere for Parents – Helping Families Live Healthy Digital Lives | Digital Citizenship and BYOD | Scoop.it
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Very specific breakdown, great for parents-- how the tool is used

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Parents, beware of bullying on sites you've never seen

Parents, beware of bullying on sites you've never seen | Digital Citizenship and BYOD | Scoop.it
Parents might know about Facebook and Twitter but kids are now using new social apps like Ask.fm or Kik to torment each other online.
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Many teens tell survey they’re addicted to social media, texting

Many teens tell survey they’re addicted to social media, texting | Digital Citizenship and BYOD | Scoop.it
Nine out of 10 teens text and use social media sites — a good chunk of them daily — but they still prefer communicating face to face, according to a survey.
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Will the future generation need rehab from tech??

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Where Teens Go Instead of Facebook (and Why You Should Too)

Where Teens Go Instead of Facebook (and Why You Should Too) | Digital Citizenship and BYOD | Scoop.it
Which new social media sites are hot, and why you might want to try them yourself, regardless of your age.
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More potential sites for teens

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Internet Safety Statistics

Internet Safety Statistics | Digital Citizenship and BYOD | Scoop.it
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NetSmartz reliable statistics, check date of publication

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Why teens are tiring of Facebook

Why teens are tiring of Facebook | Digital Citizenship and BYOD | Scoop.it
Facebook has become a social network that's often too complicated, too risky, and, above all, too overrun by parents to give teens the type of digital freedom they crave. Read this article by Jennifer Van Grove on CNET News.
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Instagram popular with our 7th graders... they are right on the Fb age restriction

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The Elephant In The Room No One's Talking About

The Elephant In The Room No One's Talking About | Digital Citizenship and BYOD | Scoop.it
While we laud the Internet for its speed and its convenience, the darker side is often neglected or rarely discussed. The topic of cyberbullying is the elephant in the room.
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Everloop Offers Safe Online Environment for Tweens | GeekDad | Wired.com

Everloop Offers Safe Online Environment for Tweens | GeekDad | Wired.com | Digital Citizenship and BYOD | Scoop.it
Hilary DeCesare made a career out of helping executives put strategic frameworks around their products and services. It wasn't until her three children ent
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Should really check out this site Everloop, seems like they use good technique

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