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Life is not filtered. But the Internet is at school. What are we teaching the kids? How can we teach knowledge, discernment, and ethics without giving them a chance to make good choices and yes, ...

Life is not filtered. But the Internet is at school. What are we teaching the kids? How can we teach knowledge, discernment, and ethics without giving them a chance to make good choices and yes, sometimes mistakes. Ninja ways to advocate for our kids & their digital future! Read more on my blog:



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  • Gwyneth A. JonesThe Daring LibrarianHow to be a NinjaWarrior FilterFighter!Brought to you by AASL & BWAD
  • SurprisingStats
  • 8 Surprising Websites ThatSchools Can’t Access• SKYPE • NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC • GLOGSTER • DROPBOX • BLOGSPOT• KHAN ACADEMY • FLICKR • FREEDOM TO TINKER - Princeton’sCenter for Information Technology PolicyFrom an article KQED / MindShift
  • From a survey of 216 High Schooleducators last spring…• Google Search is blocked for14% of high school students• Google Images isblocked for 23% of highschool students• Google Docs is blocked for 28%of high school students
  • • YouTube is blocked for 63% ofhigh school students• Facebook is  blocked for 87% ofhigh school students• Personal email is blocked for49% of high school studentsFrom “Whats blocked in Schools? A Whole Lot!” -Survey by Michelle Luhtala
  • Ask first& always have adminon your side.
  • Be seenAt therightmoment &Time1.
  • .Create aFacebook Pagefor your school.You can do thisfrom home.
  • Think of it like a WhitePages Advert
  • Create aTwitter Pagefor your school.You can do thisfrom home.
  • .
  • .Connect Your Facebook & Twitter
  • Connect Your Facebook & TwitterCross postings save timeand doubles the exposure!
  • Having a positivesocial mediapresence showsstudents, admin,district, & parentshow social mediacan be managed &inspiring!
  • 2.A NinjaKnowsHow toobfuscate
  • Social-Media-ishlessonsinspireInterwebengagement.
  • otherFacebook-ishLessons
  • What wouldCleopatrawrite onBenjaminFranklin’s wall?
  • What wouldCleopatrawrite onBenjaminFranklin’s wall?Answer: My milk shake bringsall the boys to the yard!
  • What wouldKatnisswrite onBella’swall?
  • What wouldKatnisswrite onBella’swall?Answer: Stop Sulking!
  • Tweet me abook reviewlesson.
  • Use a Google Form to submit Tweets
  • A Ninjafinds awayaroundobstacles3.
  • KeepVid.comcreated byNinjas.
  • Heed the Warning!KeepVid –created byNinjas.
  • In March 2011Bloggerwasblockedby my district.
  • My library blog,established in2006, nowinaccessible.[insert sad face ]
  • Read my sad story
  • View my most triumphant comeback!daringlibrary.edublogs.orgEdublogs to the Rescue!
  • 4.A Ninjanevergives up
  • If you find awebsite that youbelieve willenrich yourlessons &benefit yourkiddos
  • Appeal to havethe websiteunblocked.Give validreasons & arelated lessonplan.
  • Request to Unblock
  • Being a Ninja WarriorFilter FighterIsn’t Easy.Why bother?It’s for the kiddos.
  • Psst! Thereare 3 Ninjas inthis picture!Flickr Creative Commons photo by wth42Life is not filtered. But theInternet is - at my school.#What are we teaching thekids?  How can we teach knowledge,discernment, and ethicswithout giving them a chanceto make good choices and yes,sometimes mistakes?
  • To Recap
  • Now go forthand beNinja WarriorFilter Fighter!