Internet Safety &ResponsibilityBernadette Pasek, Librarian, Transit Middlebpasek@williamsvillk12.org
Quotes from Teens• "I feel safer online than I do offline. So I do things online that I wouldnt do in real  life."--Sadie,...
Teens Take Responsibility• Teens in England talk about Social Networking & Safety  (http://www.bbc.co.uk/schoolreport/2132...
Kid Search Engines• Quintura for Kids – Powered by Yahoo. Visual way of searching  using a Keyword Cloud. (http://quintura...
Educator & Parent Guides• Net Cetera – Free online brochure that covers talking to your kids & teens  about Internet Safet...
Healthy Internet• Net Smartz – Full of Tools for Elementary, Middle, and High School  educators. (http://www.netsmartz.org...
Social Networking• Common Sense Media – Tips for Teens about preserving online  integrity and reputation. (http://www.comm...
Plagiarism & Piracy• Copyright Kids – Defines and explains what copyright means. Offers a  detailed FAQ. (http://www.copyr...
Also Consider• Brain Pop – Many Elementary & Middle schools have access to this  excellent video service which has short v...
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  1. 1. Internet Safety &ResponsibilityBernadette Pasek, Librarian, Transit Middlebpasek@williamsvillk12.org
  2. 2. Quotes from Teens• "I feel safer online than I do offline. So I do things online that I wouldnt do in real life."--Sadie, 14 years old• "Theres more life happening online than offline. If you are not online, you are completely out of the loop--you dont have a life, you dont really exist."--Hannah, 13 years old• “Some new research has shown that social networking can also have positive effects on teens such as helping introverted adolescents forge relationships or providing a venue for activism and political engagement.” • 10 Things You Don’t Know about Teens & Social Networking - http://shine.yahoo.com/parenting/10-things-you- dont-know-about-teens-and-social-networking-2527367.html
  3. 3. Teens Take Responsibility• Teens in England talk about Social Networking & Safety (http://www.bbc.co.uk/schoolreport/21324461 )
  4. 4. Kid Search Engines• Quintura for Kids – Powered by Yahoo. Visual way of searching using a Keyword Cloud. (http://quinturakids.com/)• Kid Rex – Powered by Google. Think Google SUPER SAFE SEARCH. (http://www.kidrex.org/ )• Yahoo Kids – Directory of websites exclusively for Kids. (http://kids.yahoo.com/ )• Downside: Students may not want to use these, esp. older students.
  5. 5. Educator & Parent Guides• Net Cetera – Free online brochure that covers talking to your kids & teens about Internet Safety. (http://www.onguardonline.gov/articles/pdf- 0001.pdf )• On Guard Online – Website provided by the Federal Government about protecting yourself and children online. (http://www.onguardonline.gov/ )• Living Life Online – Toolkit for Educators working with Middle School students, focusing on online behavior & advertising seen online. (http://www.onguardonline.gov/sites/default/files/articles/pdf/0035-living- life-online.pdf )• Common Sense Media – Tools and curricula to teach your students about becoming responsible digital citizens. (http://www.commonsensemedia.org/ )
  6. 6. Healthy Internet• Net Smartz – Full of Tools for Elementary, Middle, and High School educators. (http://www.netsmartz.org/Parents )• Webonauts – Primarily geared at Elementary students, a game to practice Internet Safety tips. Published by PBS. (http://pbskids.org/webonauts/ )• Teens Health – Covers a wide variety of topics including Cyberbullying, Internet Safety, and responsible Internet us. (http://teenshealth.org/teen/ )
  7. 7. Social Networking• Common Sense Media – Tips for Teens about preserving online integrity and reputation. (http://www.commonsensemedia.org/advice- for-parents/internet-safety-tips-high-school-kids )• The World of Social Media in 2012 (Video) – Facts regarding the prevalence of social media. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&v=ETnLzLnuDco &NR=1 )• Think Time: Teens & Social Networks (Video) – Teens on social networks, an unstoppable trend with particular pitfalls. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1TWHsiMYSxw )
  8. 8. Plagiarism & Piracy• Copyright Kids – Defines and explains what copyright means. Offers a detailed FAQ. (http://www.copyrightkids.org/ )• Please Don’t Cheat – Explains plagerism and how to avoid it. Offers short videos and teaching tools. (http://www.pleasedontcheat.com/ )• Creative Commons – Licenses the permit reuse of intellectual and creative work, explains how work can be shared. Short videos available. (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/ )• Confessions of a Teenage Internet Pirate – One Teens’ take on the ethics of downloading content illegally online. May be interesting to share and discuss with your teens. (http://www.ypulse.com/post/view/confessions-of- a-teenage-internet-pirate )
  9. 9. Also Consider• Brain Pop – Many Elementary & Middle schools have access to this excellent video service which has short videos on many Internet Safety & Related videos.• The News – The News both national and local frequently features stories that demonstrate the dangers and realities of having our lives online.• The Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus – Demonstrates how websites can take you in with real looking information on made up stuff. (http://zapatopi.net/treeoctopus/ )

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