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  • How many of you have accounts on a social networking site?How often do you check in? Daily, weekly, monthly?These are targeting and marketing children from 5 years on up.
  • hy Texting is so Powerful.Self regulated speech - helps to text and not have to worry about did her best friend roll her eye, or is she looking at me strangely or is my fly open - takes some pain and anxiety of adolescentsRemoves social cuesMore efficient - strip out niceties and extraneous stuffAsyncrhonous - can send it and not have to be present at the same time to communicate (same with email.)Digital Native/Immigrant Debate - if your baby pic is digital =NativeWe tend to equate young with tech proficiency and not always true - they expect the opportunity and the tech to present, but not necessarily proficient
  • It’s only right and natural for kids to demand privacy, try on different personalities, and push the edge of acceptability – all of which the Internet encourages. Part of growing up - but they are more equipped to do this – though in HIGH SCHOOL – not MIDDLE SCHOOL. How do we make them listen when they don’t want to hear?
  • Adults aren’t making good decisions…. Brett Farve Student at RutgersHow do we expect our students to make good decisions using the technology?
  • Digital Footprints - NDP

    1. 1. Parent breakfast – Sept. 2011<br />Digital footprints:<br />Technology ethics & safety<br />Digital Footprints<br />Facebook Privacy Settings<br />Cell Phones and Texting<br />Challenges for Parents<br />NDP’s AUP<br />
    2. 2. Security and privacy <br />Each social networking site has security and privacy settings. <br />May have an presence and not know it. <br />Tagged in photos or videos<br />What is posted, stays there forever<br />Social embarrassment<br />College acceptance<br />
    3. 3. PRIVACY <br />FACEBOOK – at minimum, you and your daughter should go to the following site while she is logged into Facebook<br /><br />
    4. 4. On-line tools for parents<br />Use tools provided by Facebook<br /><br />
    5. 5. Search “Privacy” in Facebook search field – by default, all settings are “PUBLIC”<br />You need to take initiative to change settings.<br />
    6. 6. How can people find you and send you messages?<br />
    7. 7. How can people tag you in pictures or videos?<br />
    8. 8. Review Tags?<br />
    9. 9. You’re not home?<br />
    10. 10. Share your information?<br />This is scary!<br />
    11. 11. You may be giving information and not even knowing it!Application settings<br />
    12. 12. What info are you giving?<br />
    13. 13. You can stop the apps<br />
    14. 14. But, you can’t stop the searching!<br />Fair Credit Reporting Act<br /><ul><li>scours a wide range of social media sites for objectionable information (seeks out postings on Craigslist )
    15. 15. deep search of college and other sites that are more private
    16. 16. includes "some university, academic, government, and private databases unavailable to the general public."</li></ul><br />
    17. 17. But, you can’t stop the searching!<br /><ul><li>Offensive T-Shirt
    18. 18. Written word taken out of context
    19. 19. Sarcasm verse literal?
    20. 20. Angry status update posts</li></ul>Make sure there aren't any forgotten profiles floating about.<br /><br />
    21. 21. And disable the automatic dissemination of your info<br />
    22. 22.
    23. 23. To friend or not to friend?<br />By default, your profile may be viewed by people using any search engine.<br />
    24. 24. Categorize your friends or unfriend someone<br />
    25. 25. Categorize your friends or unfriend someone<br />Sometimes, children do this for their parents!<br />
    26. 26. Restrict what friends can see<br />
    27. 27. Posting pictures<br />
    28. 28. A little help for past mistakes<br />
    29. 29. Linking all of your media tools?<br />
    30. 30. Viruses, phishing and dangers<br />UPDATE<br />JAVA!<br />
    31. 31.
    32. 32. Social media / communication<br />Designed for all ages – beginning as young a 5 years of age<br />Includes cell phones – texting and posting from cells<br />Allowing connectivity and interaction between users<br /> To communicate and share information easily.<br />Virtual communities where people of all ages convene to send messages, IM, post pictures, and blog about anything and everything. <br /> Provide instant community, instant celebrity, and a handy way for trying out new identities<br />
    33. 33. Examples<br />
    34. 34. The Stats. These sites are not going away..<br />Twitter – 100 million members<br />Library of Congress recently announced acquiring and storing permanently all tweets since 2006<br />MySpace - 200 million members<br />100 million songs uploaded<br />Over 150,000 requests per second<br />Facebook – 500 million members<br />Spend 500 billion minutes each month on the site<br />25 billion pieces of content each month<br />
    35. 35. TEXTING – Why is it so powerful?<br />Self regulated speech<br />Removes social cues<br />More efficient <br />Asynchronous <br />We tend to equate young with tech proficiency and not always true - they expect the opportunity and the tech to present, but not necessarily proficient<br />
    36. 36. CELL PHONE SOCIALIZING<br />Powerful tool - in very small hands<br />Can get into a lot of trouble<br />No guidelines are provided<br />No modeling is usually provided<br />When we ask them what were YOU thinking - think more along the lines of what were WE thinking<br />Give them a powerful tool and then we're surprised they are sexting<br />Stakes are high! <br />Children are getting charged with authoring, possessing, distributing, and transporting across state lines child pornography<br />Sextingvs Sexual abuse - being clear about difference<br />
    37. 37. What does NDP Do? <br />Educate them at an age-appropriate level. <br />Technology Class<br />Advisory<br />Digital Citizenship, Cyberbullying, Netiquette, CyberSafety<br />Series of videos and activities<br />Students sign the AUP and Honor Code<br />Bottom Line - They don’t get to 6th grade having never heard of these sites. We need to work together to teach them how to behave.<br />
    38. 38. School’s concerns<br />1st Amendment speech <br />Does it protect children’s right to say what they like? <br />When is it slander?<br />Legal responsibility <br />Police involvement<br />Is safety a concern?<br />Does it affect the school day? <br />Acceptable Use Policy…..<br />
    39. 39. Challenges for Parents<br />Keeping up is hard to do<br />Internet continues to be more portable – Itouch, cell phones,..who knows?!<br />New sites become “hot” overnight – chasing game<br />Kids go online without us<br />Majority of kids report their parents have NO rules about the Internet.<br />Our kids know way more than we do. <br />Immigrants vs. Natives<br />Get around filters, blocks, and history settings<br />It’s a user-generated content world.<br />Those using the Internet are also creating the content – post whatever you want.<br />We interfere into our kids’ lives at a time when, developmentally, they want independence.<br />
    40. 40. STUDENT concerns <br />Social Isolation<br />Cell phone use<br />Texting/Sexting<br />Posting to accounts<br />Ipod Touch – Ipad<br />DS Handhelds<br />Impersonating Others<br />Damaging their reputation or someone else’s<br />Permanency of Information<br />‘Electronic’ Bullying– lasts forever and follows them home<br />Tracking people’s movements – Four Square, Looping<br />Allows the social uncomfortable participate in the social scene with the socially comfortable<br />
    41. 41. Opportunity vs. consequences<br />Pencil vs. Technology – <br />If students write abusive things we don't take away their pencils, but if they text it or email it, we take away their technology. <br />MODEL effective practice<br />Modeling good status updates<br />We need to be their Frontal Cortex - help them see consequences - give them the opportunity <br />
    42. 42. QUESTIONS???<br />