Computers Cell phones Internet DS, PSP, Wii, Playstation3 Communication Entertainment Research Homework School Home Friends Relatives Library What am I talking about when I say technology? What are these technologies being used for? Where do you access technology?
Importance of Technology Safety It is important to be safe when using technology so that you: Protect your personal information and privacy Respect others personal information and privacy Prevent Cyberbullying Only talk to people you know Enjoy technology for all the neat and wonderful things it does!
GOALS 1. Teach you about Cyberbullying 2. Help you make good decisions when youre using technology 3. Learn to stay safe and have fun
If you wouldnt do it to their face. Dont do it online. CyberBullying
What is Cyberbullying? Cyberbullying Any form of bullying behavior that happens over communication technologies Cell phones Computers and the internet Gaming devices
Sharing inappropriate pictures or videos of someone without permission Sharing private conversations with others Posting mean comments Creating sites about why you dont like someone Stealing someones password Cyberbullying What are some examples of Cyberbullying ?
Theyve been bullied first! To be popular They are jealous of that person To get a reaction Because they can remain anonymous Cyberbullying Why do you think people do it?
Cyberbullying BullyingCyberbullying School Few people see Short term Adults may see Face-to-Face 24/7 Lots of people see Cant erase it Adults may not Not in person
What Can You Do? Cyberbullying Tell a trusted adult Delete the message from the site Set for them a positive example Take them off your contact list How Do You Think it Feels to Be Cyberbullied ? Print or save the message for evidence Block/Ignore them
Digital Memory Technology has memory What you do with technology is permanent If you dont want something to be around forever choose not to do it
. It is important to have safe and secure passwords to keep your accounts and personal information private. PASSWORD S
Passwords Safe & Secure: Different passwords for different accounts Difficult for others to guess At least 8 characters with a mix of capital, lower case, numbers, and special characters Give only to trusted adults Never allow the computer to save your password on that site
Safety Tips for Some of the Most Popular Programs Making Good Decisions
Private Profiles Friends in life = Friends Online No contact or personal info Careful what you post Talk to a trusted adult about what info you share and who your friends are
Only give your number to people you know Respond to calls & texts only if you know the number Block numbers you dont know or want Never send any texts/pics you dont want to be permanent or that are hurtful to someone else
Posting/Sending Pics Before posting/sending a pic ask yourself: Do I want this to be permanent? Would I be embarrassed if this picture was posted at school? Would I show this to my grandma? Tell people taking your picture that you dont want it posted online or sent via text Never post/send pictures of others online Never take a picture of your body or another persons If someone asks you to take an inappropriate picture, tell an adult!
Online Gaming Create a username and avatar unlike your self Never give out personal info Keep conversations about the game
Take a break Report abuse Block/Ignore Tell an adult Online Gaming If Someone Makes You Uncomfortable While Playing Online
The most important thing I learned… One thing I will do differently… Time to Evaluate
Always Remember Dont be a fool. Be TECHNICOOL!!!