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Raising A Cyber Citizen


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April 14th - York School Parent Technology Series Workshop.

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Raising A Cyber Citizen

  1. 1. Raising a cyber citizen
  2. 2. Being a parent is difficult today. There are lots of contradicting messages to filter through
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  5. 5. Cyber Citizen?
  6. 6. "Character is what you do when no one is watching."
  7. 7. As the Internet becomes an indispensable tool for everyday life, it is more important than ever to dust off the concept of "citizenship" and apply it to the online world.
  8. 8. <ul><li>Then </li></ul><ul><li>Now </li></ul>How do kids today communicate?
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  10. 10. How do kids communicate today? <ul><li>I.M </li></ul><ul><li>Email </li></ul><ul><li>Cell phones </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul>
  11. 11. The new face of bullying
  12. 12. Re-framing the conversation
  13. 13. Think before you post
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  15. 15. What we know…..…….. <ul><li>Cyber bullying is harmful to children, and it happens way more often than we realize. </li></ul><ul><li>Educators and parents must teach children Cyber citizenship from an early age so that they can safely interact with others online. </li></ul><ul><li>Communications and conversations with your child/student is important in deterring and detecting Cyber bullying. </li></ul>
  16. 16. The Talent Show
  17. 17. 8 Forms of Cyberbullying <ul><li>Flaming : Using inflammatory or vulgar words to provoke an online fight </li></ul><ul><li>Harassment : Continually sending vicious, mean, or disturbing e-mails to an individual </li></ul><ul><li>Denigration : Spreading rumors, lies or gossip to hurt a person’s reputation </li></ul><ul><li>Impersonation : Posting offensive or aggressive messages under another person’s name </li></ul>
  18. 18. 8 Forms of Cyberbullying, cont. <ul><li>Outing : Posting or sharing confidential or compromising information or images </li></ul><ul><li>Trickery : Fooling someone into sharing personal information which you then post online </li></ul><ul><li>Exclusion : Purposefully excluding someone from an online group </li></ul><ul><li>Cyberstalking : Ongoing harassment and denigration that causes a person considerable fear for his/her safety </li></ul>
  19. 19. The Kitchen Table
  20. 20. <ul><li>Who is teaching responsibility? </li></ul><ul><li>Who is setting boundaries? </li></ul><ul><li>Who is creating consequences? </li></ul>
  21. 21. Question for the dinner table <ul><li>Would you feel comfortable asking for help if you made to feel unsafe or uncomfortable online? </li></ul><ul><li>Where does bullying start and end? </li></ul><ul><li>What does it mean to be complicit? </li></ul><ul><li>What responsibility do you have in your community of friends? </li></ul>
  22. 22. Cyber Citizenship Resources <ul><li>WiredSafety </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Media Awareness Network </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Bully Online </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>More…
  23. 23. <ul><li>NetSmartz Workshop Real Life Stories </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>iSafe </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Think before you post </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Video resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Kitchen table - </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Talent show - </li></ul></ul>