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CyberSafety Unraveled Images from Microsoft Design Gallery Presentation Co-developed by AT&T and CTAP Region IV Presented by Vanitha Chandrasekhar
Goals of Presentation considering strategies to help ensure that our children have a safe, positive experience with technology. To unravel the fear and hype surrounding the online lives of our cyber kids while also
How Do You Use the Internet? What Are Your Favorite Sites? Why?
How Are Students Using the Internet? community.webshots.com en.wikipedia.com
Welcome to Their World MacArthur Foundation Movie: Are Kids Different Because of Digital Media?
Definition: Personal information identifies you, your location or your financial assets. Obvious: name, age, sex, picture, phone number, address Less obvious: hobbies, interests, school mascot, gaming identities Used for phishing scams Think Before You Post
Unraveling the facts… Identity thieves are clever, posing as friends, relatives and banks, to get people to reveal personal information. Watch for https and URL posers like paypa1. Teens are just as likely as adults to become victims of identity theft -- when applying for a driver's license they may find one already has been issued using their name and SSN.
Do not share personal information such as your name, age, sex, picture, location/address, phone number, hobbies, interests, and Social Security/bank account numbers. Create nicknames that do not reflect your own name or anything personal. To-Dos : Remember to share guidelines with your students:
To-Dos (contd) : Never respond to online communication that is inappropriate or makes you feel uncomfortable. Never agree to meet in person someone you met online. Always talk with your parents or a responsible adult about your online activities. Threads
Definition: Cyberbullying is the use of technology for harassment, impersonation, denigration, trickery, exclusion and stalking. Cyberbullies may use , chat rooms, discussion forums, instant messaging, text messaging or social networking sites.
Unraveling the facts… If I tell someone about bullying, it will just make it worse. Research shows that bullying will stop when peers or adults get involved. Headline news provides opportunities for discussion and teachable moments
Dont respond to or meet with a cyberbully. Save proof of the harassment like messages, screen shots, IM logs, blogs, etc. To-Dos : Remember to share guidelines with your students:
To-Dos (contd) : Tell a trusted adult who can: File a complaint with the Internet Service Provider or send an to the host of the web site where the abuse was posted. Contact the cyberbullys parents. Contact an attorney or file a small claims action. Threads
To-Dos (contd) : If it involves another LBUSD student, contact the school administrator In all other cases, contact the local police department Threads
Definition: Piracy refers to the ownership rights of materials, created, written, designed or expressed by individuals. Includes music, games, movies, photos, and writing Threads
Unraveling the facts… File-sharing represents 60% of all US Internet traffic. Illegally downloading or sharing intellectual property without the permission of the creator is a crime punishable by law.
Dont download, copy, or share music, games, movies, photos, or other property without permission of the creator. Use only legitimate sites (those that request payment or are copyright free) when downloading online media. To-Dos : Remember to share guidelines with your students: Threads
Definition: Inappropriate content has been defined in CIPA* as visual depictions that are obscene, child pornography, or material "harmful to minors" It can also include images of violence, hate group or extremist material, illegal activities and online advertising Threads
Unraveling the facts… A white supremacist group registered the domain name in order to masquerade as a legitimate resource Federal policies created to protect our children include CIPA, COPPA and DOPA
Unraveling the facts… Inappropriate content can occur on any computer by accident Only a small fraction of the materials on the Internet could reasonably be classified as inappropriate for children… –Unfortunately, that small fraction is highly visible and controversial. Parent Controls Video
Tell a trusted adult, teacher or parent if you come across inappropriate content. Know how to use the back button or log off immediately when you find material that makes you feel uncomfortable. To-Dos : Remember to share guidelines with your students:
To-Dos (contd) : Dont download files from people you dont know. Use filtered searches and systems; ask your teacher or librarian for help Use Ask.com as your search engine or set your preferences in Google for strict filtering Threads
Definition: A Cyber predator uses the Internet to hunt for victims to take advantage of in ANY way, including sexually, emotionally, psychologically or financially Cyber predators know how to manipulate kids, creating trust and friendship where none should exist
Unraveling the facts… Cyber predators can be sent to prison. What children need to look out for is not a certain stereotype of a dangerous person but certain types of behavior… Use teachable moments, even headline news, to make discussion and education relevant.
Encourage your schools to add a small cyber tips section to their school newsletters. Remind student to think twice before sharing any information about themselves. To-Dos : Remember to share guidelines with your students:
If you suspect that you are being stalked or the victim of inappropriate communication, report it to a trusted adult or to the CyberTipline To-Dos (contd) : ThreadsCyber Predator Awareness
When Children We Hope They Learn... Dont talk to strangers Start School, Go Online, in cyberspace Look both ways before, no cyberbullies allowed Play nicely with other children If something happens that scares you, seek help from an adult you trust clickingcrossing the street !!!