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Cyber. Citizenship, Cyber. Safety & Cyber. Bullying Information for Educators
Why Focus on Cyber 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). Kaiser Family Foundation 2010
Learning Objectives • Discuss the importance of Cyber Safety with students • Understand the impact of recent California and federal laws • Understand copy right and fair use • Identify appropriate procedures in the event cyberbullying occurs • Locate the Digital Citizenship curriculum and resources on the CUSD website
Federal Law Senate Bill 1492, which became Public Law No: 110 -385. Title I of this law is the Broadband Data Improvement Act. Title II is the Protecting Children in the 21 st Century Act. The new legislation adds requirements that schools, as part of their internet safety policies, educate minors about appropriate online behavior, including interacting with other individuals on social networking websites and in chat rooms, and cyber-bullying awareness and response.
CUSD Policy • BP 6163. 4 Student Use of Technology – The Superintendent or designee shall provide age-appropriate instruction regarding safe and appropriate behavior on social networking sites, chat rooms, and other Internet services. Such instruction shall include, but not be limited to, the dangers of posting personal information online, misrepresentation by online predators, how to report inappropriate or offensive content or threats, behaviors that constitute cyberbullying, and how to respond when subjected to cyberbullying.
Importance of Educating Students on Cyberbullying Keeping our children safe in a digital world Creating the conditions that will teach them to protect themselves Maintain funding for the technology to provide 21 st Century skills
Cyber Safety Basics • Teach students how to – Be safe and protect privacy online – Be a good digital citizen – Find and evaluate online information
Copyrights and Fair Use • Resources for Teachers to use with 7 -12 grade students – http: //www. copyrightkids. org/ – Fair Use Simply Explained http: //thecopyrightsite. org/fairuse. html – 10 Big Myths about copyright explained http: //www. templetons. com/brad/copymyth s. html – Copyright Quiz http: //www. csus. edu/indiv/p/peachj/edte 23 0/copyright/quiz. htm
Making it easy • Curriculum is on the CUSD website – http: //www. ceres. k 12. ca. us/Student. Serv/childwelfare-attendance/ - Student Training Resources • Presentation times: – 20 to 25 minutes for k-6 and 35 to 40 minutes for 7 -12 • Instructions – Provide grade appropriate instruction to entire class – Review slide notes for explanations and guidance on lessons – Use power point presentations as a guide to deliver the instruction, promote questions and participation from students – Provide a make up day for students who missed – Contact Chris Higle with questions, concerns