Links from the Virginia Department of Education
Resources for teens:
Own Your Space: An Online Reputation That Counts
BeSeen is a gaming app for teens about challenges for using social networking sites responsibly. It is available for IOS now and should be available for Android any time now!
See http://www.cmu.edu/homepage/health/2011/fall/beseen.shtml for more information.
Digital Basics provides online tutorials on using Internet tools securely:
Resources for tweens:
Living Life Online:
You can download the PDF or order free copies to be mailed to you
(related: see You Are Here about smart consumption: http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/microsites/youarehere/)
Resources for Parents/Teachers:
Netsmartz (new stuff):
Short, clear and to the point! Not to mention easily printable.
Teaching digital literacy? A good list of fake web sites: http://www.philb.com/fakesites.htm
eParenting Tutorial: http://media-awareness.ca/english/parents/internet/eparenting.cfm
An interactive learning game….for PARENTS!
PTA Resources for addressing bullying at school:
Stop Bullying (US Health and Human Services site): http://www.stopbullying.gov/educators/index.html
Keeping Kids Safer on the Internet: Tips of Parents and Guardians:
This little publication (2009) by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is a great tool to help parents understand that the Internet has tremendous benefits as well as risks, along with tips on how to reduce the risks for their children.
Virginia piloted this curriculum from Common Sense Media two summers ago and it is just getting better! And it’s free!
Excellent little guide about digital citizenship by Common Sense Media:
Sprint, Verizon and AT&T all have parental controls software for wireless phones—great for parents:
Students and teachers: Develop a video game to teach STEM topics, open Nov. 15 to March 12
The Great American No Bull Challenge: The No Bull Teen Video Awards, Trashing Online Bullying One Click at a Time, open Jan. 15
Letters About Literature, postmarked by Jan. 6:
YouTube for Teachers
YouTube for Schools
YouTube cleaned up!
http://www.safeshare.tv/ (strips out ads so all you see is the video)
What is the Web 3.0? Check out this video:
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