PowerPoint Presentation Internet Safety by pengtt

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									A curriculum waiting to happen
Who’s Here?
  What‟s your name and district?
  How is your district currently
   addressing Internet Safety?
  What issues, if any, has the district
   faced with internet and/or cell phone
 Survey Says!
 Illinois Public Act 095-0869
 7 Topics of Internet Safety
 Existing Curriculum
     CyberSmart! K-12 curriculum
     i-Safe K-12 curriculum
     NetSmartz
 Notes from the field - comparisons
 And other resources
Why focus on internet safety?
Computer and Internet Use
According to the Pew Internet & American Life Project, 2007,
   93% of youth are online, 94% of parents (up from 80% in

 68% of parents surveyed regulate web content,
  while 55% limit time on the computer (interesting
  note: more parents restrict TV viewing than
  internet content)
 Time spent using digital media by children aged
  13-17 has now surpassed the time they spend
  watching television
It’s the Law!
105 ILCS 5/27-13.3

   2009-2010 school year - grades 3 and
    above - a school district must
    incorporate Internet safety into the
   internet topics include: proper use,
    responsible citizenship, predator
    identification, personal safety, cyber
    security, and copyright laws
not just State
 The Broadband Deployment Act,
 which incorporated the Protecting
 Children in the 21st Century Act,
 requires schools receiving e-Rate
 funds to teach students about
 online safety, cyber bullying, and
 sexual predators.
Why Focus on Internet Safety?

  Today,  8-18 year-olds devote an average of
  7 hours and 38 minutes (7:38) to using
  entertainment media across a typical day
  (more than 53 hours a week). And because
  they spend so much of that time „media
  multitasking‟ (using more than one medium
  at a time), they actually manage to pack a
  total of 10 hours and 45 minutes (10:45)
  worth of media content into those 7½ hours.
                               Kaiser Family Foundation 2010
Is this a problem?
   Nearly three-quarters of teens have an online profile
    on a social networking site, where many teens have
    posted photos of themselves and their friends, among
    other personal information.
   About one in five teens have engaged in sexting –
    sending, receiving, or forwarding sexually suggestive
    nude or nearly nude photos through text message or
    email – and over a third know of a friend who has sent
    or received these kinds of messages.
   Cyberbullying is widespread among today‟s teens,
    with over one-third having experienced it, engaged in
    it, or know of friends who have who have done either.
                         Cox Communications Teen Online & Wireless Safety Survey, 2010
There’s more…
 A study released March 2008 indicated
  that 64% of students admitted to
  plagiarizing from the internet (School Library Journal)

 49% of teens surveyed were not familiar
  with the rules and guidelines for
  downloading content from the Internet
  (music, art, images, etc.)
 57% of those unfamiliar with the laws,
  said downloaders should be punished.
    (Microsoft, Feb. 13, 2008)
Public Service Announcement
    Internet Safety -- Seven Topics
           outlined in the Illinois Internet Safety Law

   Safe and responsible use of electronic communication
   Recognizing, avoiding and reporting online solicitations
    by sexual predators
   Protecting personal information on the internet
   Recognizing and avoiding unsolicited or deceptive
    communications received online
   Recognizing and reporting online harassment and cyber-
   Recognizing and reporting illegal activities on the internet
   Copyright laws on written materials, photographs, music
    and videos
Digital Communication
Virtual communities     Examples
   Social Networking      MySpace, Facebook
   Text messaging         Cellphones
   Instant Messaging      GoogleTalk, IM, i-
   Video chats             Chat
   Social Messaging       Skype, i-Chat
   Gaming                 Twitter
                           Wii, Playstation 3
    What is cyberbullying?
       ○“"Cyberbullying" is when a child, preteen or
       teen is tormented, threatened, harassed,
       humiliated, embarrassed or otherwise targeted
       by another child, preteen or teen using the
       Internet, interactive and digital technologies or
       mobile phones. It has to have a minor on both
       sides, or at least have been instigated by a
       minor against another minor.” (STOP Cyberbullying)
In the news…
 4 types - Parry Aftab
      Vengeful Angels - combating cyberbullying
       with cyberbullying
      Power Hungry Cyber Bully (subset - Revenge
       of the Nerds) - often criminal acts
      Mean Girls - bored, ego-based
      Inadvertent Cyberbully - tend to respond in
       anger, typically aren‟t thinking before
   Free K-12 Curriculum (scope and
    sequence available)
   Offers online professional development –
    minimum 20 people, charge
   Reproducible student pages
   5 units  S.M.A.R.T. – (Safety, Manners,
    Advertising, Research, and Technology)
   Aligned to the NETS and information
    literacy standards
   Mix of online and offline activities
CyberSmart! Sample
   Understanding Your AUP – Grades 4-5
     Teacher Plan
     Student Activity
     Home Connection
CyberSmart! Sample
   Scenario Cards – High School
     Discussion – groups (Analyze the problem)
     Think About It
     Presentation – skits, improvisation, debate,
      news article, etc.
     Student Hand Out
   Tiered Pricing -- K-12 Curriculum that
    addresses cyber citizenship, personal safety,
    cyber security, intellectual property, cyber
    bullying, and predator identification (scope and
    sequence available)
   Free professional development
   Nonsequential, stand alone, standards-based
   Reproducible student pages
   Offline activities with some video/webcasts
   Information/Training for parents, law
    enforcement, community, etc.
i-Safe Tiered Pricing
 E-Rate          Silver         Gold
 $250 for a      $360 for a     $520 for a
  school          school         school
 $1,250 for a    $1,800 for a   $2,600 for a
  district (with district (with district (with
  5 or more       5 or more      5 or more
  schools).       schools).      schools).
i-Safe Tiered Pricing
 E-Rate              Silver               Gold
 Access and use of   Unlimited access     Access to all i-
   the Personal       and use of all i-    SAFE Curriculum
   Safety, Social     SAFE curriculum     DVD Web casts for
   Networking and     except the e-Rate    all grades
   Cyber Bullying     package             District Video
   Prevention        DVD Web casts for     Streaming
   curriculum         grades 9-12         Quarterly Metrics
   packages          District Video        Reports
 i-SAFE topic         Streaming           E-Rate
   videos            Metrics Report        Metrics/Audit
 E-Rate                                    Report
   Metrics/Audit                          Free Access to
   Report                                  Web Seminars
i-SAFE Sample
   7th Grade Personal Safety
     Sample Chat
      ○ Circle the unsafe behaviors
      ○ Discussion – What do we know about these
      ○ What could students do differently?
i-SAFE Sample – Personal Safety
 K-12 Interactive presentations, videos,
  music, online games, and offline content
  to teach internet safety
 Nonsequential, stand alone activities
 Reproducible activity cards
 Information/activities for parents and
  law enforcement (translates to Spanish)
Password Privacy
3 rd -4th grade – Password Rap
     http://www.netsmartzkids.org/tunes/index.htm

   What some examples of information that
    need to be kept private?
   What should we avoid in creating a
   Do you remember the other things that
    Clicky said you need to make a password?
Notes from the field
CyberSmart         i-Safe                   NetSmartz
•K-12              •K-12                    •K-12
•Scope &           •Scope &                 •No Scope &
Sequence           Sequence                 Sequence
•Stand-alone       •Stand-alone             •Stand-alone
•Comprehensive –   •Comprehensive –         •Missing some
extended           internet                 areas
•Activities:       •Activities: Offline –   •Activities:
Online/offline –   videos                   Interactive/online/of
outside links      •Free PD                 fline/game
•Online PD $       •Implementation          •No PD
•Content readily   plans to access          •Content readily
available          content or $             available
Samples of District Curriculum
 Collinsville – Internet Safety Curriculum
 Champaign – Digital Citizenship and
  Internet Safety
 Galesburg – Internet Safety Curriculum
 Alton – Internet Safety Curriculum
Curriculum Recommendations

1. Safe and responsible use of social networking sites, chat rooms,
   electronic mail, bulletin boards, instant messaging and other Internet
   based communication.
2. Recognition, avoidance and reporting of online solicitation.
3. Risks of transmitting personal information on the Internet.
4. Recognition and avoidance of unsolicited or deceptive communications.
5. Recognition and reporting of online harassment and cyberbullying.
6. Reporting of illegal activities and communications on the Internet.
7. Copyright laws on written materials, photographs, music and video.
Questions? Opinions?

              Cyndie Mutka McCarley

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