Cyber citizenship/safetyHOW TO STAY SAFE ANDBEHAVE PROPERLY ONLINE
Objectives•What is Netiquette?•How to keep yourself safe online•Sharing personal information
NetiquetteWhat does it mean to do the right thing online?• Ethics: A set of principles and morals governing people’s behavior, including honesty and respect toward others• Online Ethics: A set of principles and morals governing people’s behavior as it relates to the Internet and digital devices• Digital Citizenship: A safe, responsible, and ethical approach to functioning in the digital world
NetiquetteThink of someone you believe is veryethical.• In what ways is the person you identified ethical?• What are examples of ways that people behave unethically in their dealings with others?• What are examples of ways that people behave unethically online?
Keeping yourself safe onlineHow can you tell when an online relationship isrisky?• Online Predator: A commonly used term for someone who uses the Internet to develop inappropriate relationships with kids or teens• Stereotype: A popular belief about a group of people, based on assumptions that are often false• Risky: Potentially harmful to one’s emotional or physical well-being• Manipulate: Trying to influence somebody to do something they might not otherwise do, for one’s own benefit
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Keeping yourself safe• What are some examples of positive interactions between strangers online?• What are some examples of uncomfortable interactions between strangers online?
Personal informationHow can you respect the privacy of othersonline?• Reputation: The general impression of a person held by others and the public• Persist: To continue and endure• Context: Different factors that surround a piece of information that help determine its meaning• Tag: To add a descriptive word, label, or phrase to a photo or video
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Personal information• Why do you think things posted online tend to persist, even when you prefer they didn’t?• What kinds of things might be good for your reputation in the future if they are posted online now? What kinds of things might be harmful?
Wrap it up• What are some of your responsibilities to yourself, your friends and family, and your community when you are online?• How can you avoid getting involved in risky online relationships?• How can people’s reputations be affected by what is posted about them online? What impact could this have on their future?
Credits• "Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum for Grades 9-12 | Common Sense Media." Reviews and Ratings for Family Movies, TV Shows, Websites, Video Games, Books and Music. N.p., n.d. Web. 6 July 2012. <http://www.commonsensemedia.org/educator s/curriculum/9-12>.