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1 Real Life Literacy AkLA 2015 Miriam Gilbert Director, Rosen Digital rosendigital.com & Digital Citizenship

2 Why is it important? PLAGIARISM COPYRIGHT PRIVACY SAFETY BULLYING IMAGE CITATIONS COMMUNICATION RELATIONSHIPS SOURCES ACCURATE RELIABLE REPUTATION

3 Why is it important? How can I convince my friend that he mistook the tone of my without him getting even angrier? Where can I turn if my computer or cell phone is hacked? How can I support someone who’s being cyberbullied without becoming a victim myself? If Wikipedia is an unreliable source, why is it so popular? Why can musicians create mashups of different songs but I can’t use paragraphs from different articles to write a paper? Will government legislation limit what I can do on the Internet? What does it mean to have a digital footprint?

4 How can we help? The THREE “P”s: POSITIVITYPRIVACY PRECISION

5 Positivity POSITIVITY is all-encompassing! In your interactions: Consider others (COURTESY) Be honest (ETHICS) Think about the impact (RESPONSIBILITY)

6 The Cyberbullying Epidemic Positivity Credit: https://www.facebook.com/ImNotAfraid2012 What kind of impact will your words have?

7 The Cyberbullying Epidemic Positivity Credit: What kind of impact will your words have?

8 Where to Turn: Positivity Free Resources  CyberTipline CyberTipline  Stopbullying.gov Stopbullying.gov  Cybersmile.org Cybersmile.org  StompOutBullying.org StompOutBullying.org Share Your Own Experience  Personal Story Project Teen Health & Wellness Personal Story Project

9 Where to Turn: Positivity Teen Health & WellnessTeen Health & Wellness database provides hotlines as well as opportunities to share your own experience through the Personal Story Project.

10 Where to Turn: Positivity CyberSmarts CyberSmarts and Teen CyberSmarts Interactive eBooks provide a safe, controlled environment to learn how to make smart choices while developing an online presence. They also cover important topics such as cyberbullying, online privacy, and more.Teen CyberSmarts Check out this intro video to learn more!this intro video

11 Should I Share This? Positivity Credit: What are you doing? What are you saying? What image are you presenting? Should I be doing this? Would I say this in front of my parents/teachers? Is this going to embarrass me in a year? Look at What You’re Sharing… And Ask Yourself… Your online presence is an extension of YOU—make sure that you present yourself well!

12 THINK before you SHARE. Positivity Credit:

13 Privacy How Private IS Your Profile?

14 Privacy Protecting Your Privacy Your current location Where you go to school Where you work Your birthday Your cell phone number Your activities and plans Any online passwords Your full name and address aren’t the only things that can identify you! THINK before you share: Credit:

15 How Clean is Your Digital Footprint? Privacy Credit: What you share is there to stay!

16 Privacy The Key is to Educate! Common Sense Media CyberSmarts & Teen CyberSmarts (more here!) CyberSmarts & Teen CyberSmartshere Digital Literacy Internet DOs and DON’Ts Cornell University Digital Literacy Resource Cornell University Digital Literacy Resource Just Think Internet Society Knowledge at Wharton H.S. Informative Resources:

17 Privacy The Key is to Educate! Digital LiteracyDigital Literacy database: Contains a wealth of articles to inform users how to navigate the online world safely and effectively.

18 Precision Information Overload! 143 million results!!

19 Precision Questionable accuracy? No matter what your source is, it’s important to be able to evaluate how trustworthy it is. For research, often government, academic, foundation, or museum websites can be relied upon for accurate information. Credit:

20 Precision Understanding the Resources We Use This video This video on our Digital Literacy database busts common research myths and provides tips on how to conduct better research online. Students will learn useful tips to: jumpstart research projects and papers; avoid phony facts; and recognize bias and hype.

21 Precision Why Plagiarism & Copyright Matter Credit: Nineteen-year-old Kaavya Viswanathan had a stellar start to a writing career with the publication of her first book, How Opal Mehta Got Kissed, Got Wild, and Got a Life. Her career as an author crashed, though, when it came out she’d “borrowed” the words of many other writers in writing her own novel. No excuses could save her work or her reputation.

22 Precision Inspiration or Imitation? Know the Difference! Credits: Plagiarism.org What is Plagiarism? Digital Literacy What is Plagiarism? Copyright and Digital Ethics Digital Literacy Copyright and Digital Ethics Student Guide: The Ultimate Plagiarism Resource Student Guide: The Ultimate Plagiarism Resource Purdue OWL: Avoiding Plagiarism

23 Digital Citizenship is Essential! Credit:

24 T.H.I.N.K. And don’t forget to… Credit:

25 THANK YOU! Miriam Gilbert rosendigital.com Credit:


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