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The New Permanent Record Presented by Steve Dembo DENCommunity.com
Who am I?
Michael Hanscom Heather B Armstrong Jessica Cutler Daniel P. Finney Steve Olafson Lain Murray Penny Cholmondeley Matthew Brown Troutgirl Joe (Waterstone) Vibor Kalogiera Jeremy Wright Amy Norah Burch Rob Smith Rachel Mosteller Peter Whitney David Higham Paul Andrew Juliano Veronica Gregg Easterbrook Kelly Kreth “Silver Tree” Richard Eid Lance Salyers Nadine Haobosh Joe Gordon Angelo Villagomez Joyce Park QueenOfSky Mark Jen T. Hayden Barnes Cameron Walker Chris Avenir
28% of children have created their own blog 44% of online teens share their own creations online (artwork, videos, photos) 59% of online teens have created content for the internet Pew Internet & American Life Project survey of teens and parents October – December 2007
What has changed?
Just the facts Assume everyone is going to see everything. –Very little on the internet is truly private –An alias provides only minimal protection 44% of teens only use one screen name Source: Pew Internet & American Life Project Teens and Parents Survey –Deleted does not necessarily mean gone
1998 – BucksCounty.org
Where will your children be in 10 years?
3 Basic questions Would I share this with my parents? Would I want a college recruiter or job interviewer to see this? Could this allow someone to find me and put me in danger?
Growing Up Online
The Threat of Online Predators The truth about 1 in 7 Half of solicitations came from other youths Many were rude comments, not advances 2/3 were not frightened or upset by incident Almost all dealt with incidents by blocking, leaving or ignoring.
What NOT to do
To Do Discuss social networking with your children –Ground rules for online behaviors –Your duty, as parent, to be aware of their online actions Know where they are –Check out their profile, and their friends’ profiles. Be a role model –Set up your own profile
More To Do Available Resources –iSafe.org –Wiredsafety.org –Netsmartz.org –Wesley Fryer’s resources: 2zgr
NSBA Creating and Connecting “Many adults … are like fish out of water when it comes to this new online lifestyle. It’s important for policymakers to see and try out the kinds of creative communications and collaboration tools that students are using — so that their perceptions and decisions about these tools are based on real experiences.” NSBA Creating and Connecting Report
NSBA Creating and Connecting “Many adults … are like fish out of water when it comes to this new online lifestyle. It’s important for policymakers parents to see and try out the kinds of creative communications and collaboration tools that students are using — so that their perceptions and decisions about these tools are based on real experiences.” NSBA Creating and Connecting Report
Taking It Global
Mom Reality Dad Daily
MySpace – Safety Center
Don’t just remove it, blanket it Change the content at its source Request archives/cache be deleted Cover with newer, more relevant content
Making it Work Des Moines, Iowa Students create both online portfolios for colleges and employers to find. Search for themselves to see what admissions will find about them. Tips Don’t lie Be Professional Show off and stay current Censor yourself and friends Edit, spell check and proofread Des Moines Register, July 19, 2007
Networking for Success Dave Lee (UK) –Set up own blog to share his insights –Became top hit for search on “student blogger” –Landed teaching post in New Zealand due to online record
Kansas State – Vision of Students Today
Marco Torres – Making it Meaningful
Make it work for you
Steve Dembo Blog.discoveryeducation.com/ digital_passports