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Anne Bubnic

Facebook rolls out anti-bullying tools with White House support - 5 views

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    A new reporting tool will let Facebook users, including teens and younger users, to privately report troubling content not just to the site itself but to parents, teachers and others in their support system. And an improved Safety Center, due out in the next few weeks, will provide educational videos, articles and other content created by bullying experts to help adults address the problem.
Anne Bubnic

Everything You Need To Know About Detecting Plagiarism and Preventing It - 6 views

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    This comprehensive resource will tell you everything you need to know about plagiarism, from the basic facts to free detection tools to preventing it in both the physical and online classroom.
Anne Bubnic

Teachers suffer cyberbullying by pupils and parents - 2 views

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    More than one in seven teachers has been the victim of cyberbullying by pupils or parents, and almost half know a colleague who has been targeted, according to a survey published today.
Anne Bubnic

How to Protect Kids' Privacy Online: A Guide for Teachers - 1 views

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    Many school districts are adopting Acceptable Use Policies (AUPs) to educate parents and students about Internet use and issues of online privacy and safety, and seek parental consent for their children's use of the Internet. For example, an AUP may tell parents about the privacy policies of online services with which a school has contracts and students' use of non-contract websites. It may include cautions against children disclosing personal information to websites - such as their full name, home or email address, and telephone number. Or it may tell parents that the school has established classroom email accounts rather than individual accounts if email communication is necessary between students and online services.
Anne Bubnic

Online, 'trust no one' - 2 views

  • The professor, Gloria Gadsden, thought she was only confiding sarcastically in her friends. But she told Inside Higher Ed she believed Facebook altered her settings so she had unknowingly allowed the "friends" of her online "friends" to read her postings.
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    As far as high-tech misunderstandings go, this was a big one. An East Stroudsburg University sociology professor made two provocative posts on her Facebook page, according to the Web site Inside Higher Ed: "Does anyone know where to find a very discreet hitman? Yes, it's been that kind of day" and, "had a good day today, DIDN'T want to kill even one student :-) Now Friday was a different story."
Anne Bubnic

YouAreHere - where kids learn to be smarter consumers! - 3 views

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    FTC site with exercises that help teach kids how to be smarter consumers. Parent and teacher pages offer suggested activities and ways to use this site in the classroom.
Anne Bubnic

MyFootprint! What kind of mark are you leaving? - 1 views

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    The content of MyFootprintSD is designed to make students cognizant of their digital footprint. In that way, it helps students be aware of what is safe and what is risky when using the web or other digital communication tools. In working through it, students will grow aware of how far these kinds of tools spread into their lives and how large the effects of their use can be (for better or for worse).
Anne Bubnic

The Carnegie Cyber Academy - 2 views

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    The Carnegie Cyber Academy is a cybersecurity program of instruction developed at Carnegie Mellon University for classrooms, community centers and home schoolers. Students enter a cyber academy and take on three missions that teach them safe computer practices. Learning objectives and outcomes correspond to ISTE NETS. The group has a FACEBOOK page that links you to daily updates, blogs and activities. See: http://bit.ly/18iDle
Anne Bubnic

NEA - Can Tweeting Help Your Teaching? - 0 views

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    Before you write off Twitter as just the latest social media "fad," take a look at how some clever educators are using it to enrich their classrooms and even forge informal professional networks.
Anne Bubnic

Should teachers, kids be digital 'friends'? - 0 views

  • With such rocketing popularity, some teachers have started using the new tools to build rapport, update students on classroom activities and keep an ear to the ground with the youths they teach.
    But potential pitfalls remain, including the appearance of impropriety and other ethical issues. And sometimes it leads to criminal cases.
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    The digital world can be tricky for teachers.Those who grew up in the pre-Twitter era are often left casting about to learn how to use new technology and keep up with students. Others, comfortable with using text messages and Facebook to make connections, find themselves questioning, as they navigate the new frontier, just where students fit in.
Anne Bubnic

Online Social Networking for Educators - 0 views

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    By now, you've heard the buzz about MySpace and Facebook, but you may still be wondering what all the fuss is about. Maybe you're a little mystified by the whole social networking craze, or you're a little wary about venturing into your students' territory. But what if we told you it can actually be good for your career?
JOSEPH SAVIRIMUTHU

Fifteen per cent of teachers have experienced cyberbullying - 0 views

  • The worrying extent of the use of technology to bully school and college staff was revealed today with the release of survey results by the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) and Teacher Support Network.

    One in seven respondents said they had experienced cyberbullying and almost one in five said they knew of colleagues who had become victims.

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    The worrying extent of the use of technology to bully school and college staff was revealed earlier this month with the release of survey results by the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) and Teacher Support Network. One in seven respondents said they had experienced cyberbullying and almost one in five said they knew of colleagues who had become victims.
Anne Bubnic

Social networking for teachers: Privacy Pointers - 0 views

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    Great advice for ALL teachers [Not just those starting out]. From the Teacher Support Network: Privacy pointers to help you keep your personal life from being searched by your students on Facebook.
Anne Bubnic

Why Should Parents & Educators Be Concerned About Cyberbullying? [PDF] - 0 views

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    Effects of Cyberbullying: New research by a group of school psychologists trained in Olweus Bullying Prevention methods that they have applied to bullying in the digital environment.
Anne Bubnic

How to be a Common Sense School [video] - 0 views

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    Learn how to implement the Common Sense Schools program in your school.
Anne Bubnic

Sexting Tips for Parents, Educators & Teens - 0 views

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    Larry Magid and Anne Collier of ConnectSafely.org have put together HELPFUL TIPS TO PREVENT SEXTING for Educators, Parents and Students. They did a lot of research to pull these tips together, including talking with current prosecutors, a formal federal prosecutor and legal scholars and they include what-to-do advice for parents with kids involved. Getting teens the facts will help with the trend.
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