Safety with a Purpose


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A presentation given to parents with the purpose of letting them know about social media apps and how students use them, as well as to encourage parents to help their children have safe habits online while contributing to a positive digital footprint.

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  • Thursday October 3, 2013 Digital CitizenshipParents will learn about the impact of digital footprints and what they can do to improve theirs as well as how the can support their child(ren) in the creation of a positive digital footprintParents will learn about common sense media to support digital citizenship
  • Test Prep SurveyGoogle taps into Twitter Youtube, PinterestInstagram, blogging and other platforms
  • According to a Kaplan Test Prep Study 350 admissions officers from 500 of the top US universities 2012, showed increases from 2011
  • Commerce: Electronic buying and selling of goods and informationCommunication: Electronic exchange of informationLiteracy: process of teaching and learning about technology and its useLaws: electronic responsibilty for deeds and actionRights and Responsibilities: freedom of speech extends to everyoneDigital Access: Full electronic participation in societySecurity: electronic precautions to guarantee safetyNetiquette: Etiquette on the internetHealth and wellness APA recommends that children under 2 have no screen time and children over so no more than 2 hours per day
  • Talk about the idea of a tool box to help kids remember what to do online Seeds: Grow into bigger problems or grow plant going to be strong positive representation of who they are today Plug: Unplug, get out a be a kidIf you had a mirror on your computer and could always look into it would you like who you see online?Piece of paper: emotional scars do you go away, just crushed paperGood at straining out the bad stuff, what is real and useful and what is notDigital tatoo, more permanent than a footprintNotebook: imagine if this were your journal would you be comfortable with what you write onlineSoap: keep it cleanBandages: when we were kids mistakes were not GoogleablePadlockPermanent Marker
  • Learning Awards:Rates appsUnbiased non-partisan ratings for apps, games, and websites highlighting learning potentialWhy: discover great learning products for childrenExperts evaluate each title using research based methods
  • Parents can sign up on the website to receive information about the latest certified products.
  • Requires parental consent for websites & apps for users under 13Can’t collect photos, videos, audio, recordings, screen names, IP addresses, location data, and unique identification numbers associated with each electronic device.Doesn’t apply when parents use fake DOB
  • Law in CA, that allows kids to have online information removed from servers, does not protect against screen shots of materials posted, this is hard to trace.
  • A contest for student inventors in Mexico.
  • Kazaana: takes precautions to protect kids privacy.
  • Safe social media site for kids with lots of resources for parents.
  • Teens are on the lookout for likes.Public photos are the defaultMature content can slip in
  • Seems faster than regular email or textsNot blocked by many schoolsCan make sexting seem ok
  • Cross between a blog and Twitter. Streaming scrapbook.Privacy settings are not easy to find. Posts are often copied and shared.
  • Googles social network , not yet popular with teens (they should be over 13) Kids can have live hangouts.Parents often don’t think about safety concerns because it’s Google.Google + takes teens safety very seriously. What you post and share can be accessed across various Google platforms, gmail and YouTube.
  • For video creation All videos are public by default
  • Want Need Love combines shopping, fashion blogging and social networking If you like it you can buy it You are required to “follow” brand names” on the site (at least 3)
  • Fast and has no message limits, or fees if you use the basic features
  • Free video, voice and messaging app. Users can have group chats with up to six people for free. You can only chat with approved friends. Could be good for study groups.
  • Hybrid of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTubeTeens like the fact that they have control over ownership and copyright.Acording to Forbes it is the No free social app in the App store because of teens
  • Can be used to asked questions but has slack privacy controls. Anonymous answers are possible, may be snycing with Facebook.
  • Safety with a Purpose

    1. 1. Safety With a Purpose Safety With a Purpose Parent Technology Talk October 2013
    2. 2. Time to Take Out Your Device
    3. 3. MISSION STATEMENT The American School Foundation, A.C. (ASF) is an academically rigorous, international, university preparatory school, which offers students from diverse backgrounds the best of American independent education. In all aspects of school life students are encouraged to love learning, live purposefully and to become responsible, contributing citizens of the world.
    4. 4. ¼ Over of college admissions officers use Google and Facebook to review applicants.
    5. 5. Used by University Recruiters 87% 76% 73%
    6. 6. Laws Literacy Communication Rights & Responsibilities Digital Citizenship Digital Access Commerce Security Etiquette Health & Wellness
    7. 7. True Helpful Inspiring Necessary Kind
    8. 8. Entertainment Software Ratings Board (ESRB)
    9. 9. Good to Know About
    10. 10. COPPA Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act
    11. 11. Eraser Law
    12. 12. Kazaana
    13. 13.
    14. 14. What does your digital footprint say about you?