Data Privacy & Security Service
WHAT IS DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP? In this issue of the DPSS Digital Digest, you will find many resources and information pertaining to Digital Citizenship in school communities. In today’s digital world, students, faculty and staff need to understand the appropriate norms and be responsible users of technology. The goal is to develop conscientious and ethical users of technology and social media.
Be Internet Awesome (Overview)
One of the highlights of 2017 at Google is we launched Be Internet Awesome , our latest effort to help families navigate the online world more safely . Be Internet Awesome is a multifaceted program designed to teach kids how to be safe and confident explorers of the online world. As more young users come online we aim to help make digital safety knowledge as accessible as possible. That’s why as part of Be Internet Awesome we’ve developed a fun, free web-based game called Interland , best suited for 8-11 year old kids, that lets kids put fundamental lessons of digital safety into practice in a way they enjoy learning. Be Internet Awesome also includes a curriculum, which was developed with the Internet Keep Safe Coalition. Both the game and curriculum are focused on helping kids understand fundamental online skills and etiquette, including: • Share with Care (Online Reputation) • Don’t fall for fake (Phishing and Scams) • Secure your secrets (Privacy and Security) • It's cool to be kind (Online Harassment) • When in doubt, talk it out (Reporting Inappropriate Content) We worked with the Family Online Safety Institute and ConnectSafely as well to build a program that aims to encourage parents, educators and kids alike to exhibit all the traits that comprise “Awesome” online: to be Smart, Alert, Strong, Kind and Brave. The program has also been awarded the Seal of Alignment by the International Society for Technology in Education. Read more about Be Internet Awesome , and find more tips and resources from our partners here. Wishing all of you a very safe, happy and warm New Year! -The Google for Education Team in NYC Interland: Play your way to Internet Awesome GOOGLE HELPS STUDENTS BE INTERNET AWESOME The following article was contributed by the NYC Google Education Team
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To Teach Digital Citizenship Effec- tively, it’s Time to Unblock Social Media Cyberbullying on the Rise in Public Schools How to Teach Internet Safety to Younger Elementary Students Page 3: Apple’s FaceID Could be a Powerful Tool for Mass Spying Schoolhouse Commercialism Trends Cybersecurity Best Practices Page 4: Comptroller’s Corner Spotlight: Common Sense Schools Digital Citzenship Resources Page 5: How to “Issue-Spot” for Privacy Recent Data Attack Page 6: Data Breaches in the News The Importance of Student Privacy in Big Data
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