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The Internet And Our Children


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The Internet And Our Children

  1. 1. Invitation to: (in the Community Newsletter) The Internet and OUR Children <ul><li>Place: KRHS Auditorium (Part 1) </li></ul><ul><li> KRHS Computer Lab (Part 2) </li></ul><ul><li> (Fred Rung will enable the fire walls on the school’s computers) </li></ul><ul><li>Time: Wednesday, March 7, 7-9 pm </li></ul><ul><li> Saturday, March 10, 9-11 am </li></ul><ul><li>Each parent will be assigned to a KRHS Peer Leader who will guide them through Part 2. They will also be stationed at the doors at the end to receive the Feedback Surveys. </li></ul>
  2. 2. The Internet and OUR Children Presenter: Dana Bitondo [email_address]
  3. 3. Agenda <ul><li>Welcome </li></ul><ul><li>(Mr. Walker, Mrs. Kappler, and Dr. Twomey) </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction:The Internet and Our Children </li></ul><ul><li>What is the Internet? </li></ul><ul><li>Web Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Finding Site History </li></ul><ul><li>Creating Internet Boundaries </li></ul><ul><li>Defamation of Character </li></ul><ul><li>Surfing the Web (parents will be given time to find the Networks in their handouts) </li></ul><ul><li>Closure/Feedback Survey (Return before leaving) </li></ul>
  4. 4. What is the Internet <ul><li> </li></ul>
  5. 5. Internet Quiz <ul><li>What Do You Know About the Internet? </li></ul><ul><li>Even if you're an online novice, you may be surprised at how much you already know about cyberspace. You can test your knowledge now by taking this brief quiz. Or, if you prefer, you can come back and take the quiz later, after you've gone through the tutorial. </li></ul><ul><li>The quiz consists of several multiple choice questions. When you are finished answering the questions, click the &quot;Complete&quot; button at the bottom of this page. The results will appear momentarily. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Question #1 <ul><li>1. What can you do with the Internet? </li></ul><ul><li>a. Exchange information with friends and colleagues </li></ul><ul><li>b. Access pictures, sounds, video clips and other media elements </li></ul><ul><li>c. Find diverse perspective on issues from a global audience </li></ul><ul><li>d. Post and respond to inquiries on a variety of subjects </li></ul><ul><li>e. All of the above </li></ul>
  7. 7. Question #2 <ul><li>2. The Internet was developed in the... </li></ul><ul><li>a. early 1990s </li></ul><ul><li>b. late 1980s </li></ul><ul><li>c. early 1970s </li></ul><ul><li>d. late 1960s </li></ul>
  8. 8. Question #3 <ul><li>3. According to CNN, how much did Internet traffic increase between 1994 and 1996? </li></ul><ul><li>a. Two times </li></ul><ul><li>b. Five times </li></ul><ul><li>c. Ten times </li></ul><ul><li>d. Twenty-five times </li></ul>
  9. 9. Question #4 <ul><li>4. USENET is... </li></ul><ul><li>a. A set of tools reserved exclusively for Internet administrators </li></ul><ul><li>b. Short for United States Electronic Network </li></ul><ul><li>c. A bulletin board system that allows for posting and responding to messages on the Internet </li></ul><ul><li>d. A precursor to the Internet that is now obsolete </li></ul>
  10. 10. Question #5 and #6 <ul><li>5. True or false: The Internet is managed by the U.S. government </li></ul><ul><li>True </li></ul><ul><li>False </li></ul><ul><li>6. What is a spider ? </li></ul><ul><li>a. A computer virus </li></ul><ul><li>b. A program that catalogs Web sites </li></ul><ul><li>c. A hacker who breaks into corporate computer systems </li></ul><ul><li>d. An application for viewing Web sites </li></ul>
  11. 11. Question #7 <ul><li>7. What is not always necessary for accessing the Web? </li></ul><ul><li>a. A Web browser </li></ul><ul><li>b. A connection to an Internet Access Provider </li></ul><ul><li>c. A computer </li></ul><ul><li>d, A modem </li></ul>
  12. 12. Question #8 <ul><li>8. If someone has sent you spam , they... </li></ul><ul><li>a. Signed you up for the Meat of the Month Club </li></ul><ul><li>b. Sent you an insulting, obscenity-laden e-mail message </li></ul><ul><li>c. Infected your computer with a virus </li></ul><ul><li>d. Sent you unsolicited e-mail </li></ul>
  13. 13. The Web Network <ul><li>Backwash </li></ul><ul><li>BuddyBridge </li></ul><ul><li>Chia Friend </li></ul><ul><li>enCentre </li></ul><ul><li>Everyonesconnected </li></ul><ul><li>Friendster </li></ul><ul><li>Friend Surfer </li></ul><ul><li>Friendzy </li></ul><ul><li>Gruuve </li></ul><ul><li>Hipster </li></ul><ul><li>Hi5 </li></ul><ul><li>Humanity </li></ul><ul><li>Living Directly </li></ul><ul><li>MySpace </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Neighborhood </li></ul><ul><li>Orkut </li></ul><ul><li>Pal Junction </li></ul><ul><li>Peeps Nation </li></ul><ul><li>Ringo </li></ul><ul><li>Xanga </li></ul>
  14. 14. The Newest Networks <ul><li>clubpenguin </li></ul><ul><li>deviantart </li></ul><ul><li>facebook (college email address needed) </li></ul><ul><li>Freewebs </li></ul><ul><li>Secondlife </li></ul><ul><li>Sonig </li></ul><ul><li>Vampirefreaks </li></ul><ul><li>whatscene </li></ul><ul><li>Youtube (vidoes) </li></ul><ul><li>For extended sites and statistics </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  15. 15. Site History 1. Click on the START key at the bottom of the screen 2. Click on Systems 3. Click on ALL Files and Folders 4. In the top “bubble” type cookies (cookies are previous visited sites)
  16. 16. AOL Safety and Security Go to to change parental-control settings for each screen name (optional step) .            Download and install Internet Access Controls on each computer that your child will be using. This feature is required to enforce Parental Controls when your child is using Microsoft® Internet Explorer or another Web browser. Once this feature is installed, everyone who uses this computer must sign in to AOL before using any Internet program.            Set up an email address (screen name) for your children. You can add up to six AOL screen names under your own screen name, all for free, each with its own age-appropriate access level (kids only, young teen, mature teen).            Ready to Set It Up? Here's What to Do:
  17. 17. Parental Control Bar <ul><li>A complete internet security system. </li></ul><ul><li>Features </li></ul><ul><li>*Parental Control Bar </li></ul><ul><li>*Child/Parent Mode </li></ul><ul><li>*Easily Block Adult Sites </li></ul><ul><li>*Change Parental Settings </li></ul>
  18. 18. Frequently Asked Questions <ul><li>Q: I forgot my password. Can you send me my password?   </li></ul><ul><li>A: Yes. Simply click the &quot;Forget Password&quot; option in the Parental Control Bar menu on the far left of the toolbar and an email with your current password will be sent to the parental email address that was entered during installation. </li></ul><ul><li>Q: What is CHILD MODE?     </li></ul><ul><li>A: When the toolbar is in , adult websites or websites that you, as the parent, have added to the CHILD BLOCKED LIST are blocked. They cannot be accessed. We suggest that you put the toolbar in CHILD MODE before you allow your child to access the internet. If you, the parent, wish to surf the internet, put the toolbar back into PARENT MODE. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Frequently Asked ?’s (continued) <ul><li>Q: What is PARENT MODE?     </li></ul><ul><li>A: When the toolbar is in, all websites on the internet can be freely accessed. No websites are blocked. We suggest that only PARENTS or GUARDIANS surf the internet while the toolbar is in PARENT MODE. </li></ul><ul><li>Q: How do I change between PARENT MODE and CHILD MODE?     </li></ul><ul><li>A: Simply click the status icon displayed on the toolbar and enter your parental password when prompted. </li></ul>
  20. 20. More Frequently Asked ?’s <ul><li>Q: What is the CHILD BLOCKED LIST?     </li></ul><ul><li>A: Any website added to the CHLD BLOCKED LIST will be inaccessible while the toolbar is in CHILD MODE. </li></ul><ul><li>Example: Although is not a sexually explicit website, you as a parent or gaurdian may prefer to restrict access to this site. Simply add the site to the CHILD BLOCKED LIST and will be blocked from view whenever you activate CHILD MODE. </li></ul><ul><li>Q: What is the CHILD SAFE LIST?    </li></ul><ul><li>A: Any website added to the CHILD SAFE LIST will be accessible at all times while the toolbar is in CHILD MODE. </li></ul><ul><li>Example: Your child likes However, is blocked while the toolbar is in CHILD MODE because contains dynamic content. You, as the parent have visited and determined that it IS appropriate for your child. Simply add to the CHILD SAFE LIST and now will be accessible by your child while the toolbar is in CHILD MODE. </li></ul>
  21. 21. “Dateline” TV special <ul><li>“ When we surfed myspace, we found scenes of binge drinking, apparent drug use, teens posing in underwear, and other members simulating sex, and in some cases even having it.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Teens listed their names, addresses, cell phone numbers, even after school schedules.” </li></ul><ul><li>Video- </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  22. 22. Defamation of Character <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>My character defamation story and myspace handout </li></ul>
  23. 23. YOUR CHILD REVEALED <ul><li>At this time do I have any volunteers to come up and search for your child? </li></ul><ul><li>Take 15 minutes to surf the networks given to you in your packets and make your on judgement on… </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Try finding your child/children </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How about a friend of your child </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Try finding a friend from HS or college </li></ul></ul></ul>
  24. 24. Feedback Survey <ul><li>Describe 3 facts you learned today that you didn’t already know. </li></ul><ul><li>Was the time allotted to surf the web beneficial? </li></ul><ul><li>From a scale of 1-5 (5 being the best), what would you rate the presenter? </li></ul>