Kicking off CUE 2010 with Internet Safety Awareness

From start to finish CUE 2010 was outstanding! I was delighted to arrive in time for the Internet Safety Awareness and Education panel session. Anne Collier of ConnectSafely.org lead the discussions, which ranged from “sexting” to identity theft.   Anne was joined by: Larry Magid of SafeKids.com: “It’s all about how kids relate and interact on […]

Checkout the Internet Safety Video Contest!

Thanks to much support from my district (especially Tech Services and Communications) and a partnership with the US Attorney’s Office, my 2WebWatchers partner, Kathleen Watt, and I were able to spend the December 16 School Board meeting recognizing a group of students for their entries in our First Annual Internet Safety Video Contest. The winning […]

New Resources for Digital Citizenship – Get 3/Give 1

I really like the way the CTAP4 folks have organized resources for learning about and teaching all aspects of digital citizenship. They’ve included links to PowerPoints, workshop wikis, and even this wonderful poster. I think much of the credit for this valuable website goes to at&t’s Linda Uhrenholt. I also appreciate Doug Johnson’s sharing his Cyberbullying and […]

March 30th – Stop Cyberbullying Day

For the last few days, a very sad story about educator Kathy Sierra has been moving across the blogosphere. A heinous story about threats made on her life, scary enough to cause her to cancel a keynote speech at a tech conference in California. In support and response, Andy Carvin has requested that today, March […]

Classroom Blogging + Internet Safety

I thank Wes Fryer for adding another layer to the rationale for including blogging as part our classroom curriculum. If our students can show parents how their involvement in purposeful, monitored classroom blogging is engaging them – safely – in the learning process, parent perceptions about Web 2.0 will change. “When a teacher establishes a […]