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Several schools have had issues with community bulletin board websites and the repercussions of the libelous comments spilling over into the instructional day. The Office of the Attorney General has developed a process to address one of the Internet Message Boards...Topix.com that has been successful at getting posts and forums removed within 48 hours for no charge. Click here to download a PDF document detailing this process.
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Get all the tools you need with a FREE Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum and Parent Media Education Program. The relevant, ready-to-use instruction helps educators guide students to make safe, smart, and ethical decisions in the digital world where they live, study and play. Also, Common Sence Media has a feature called Digital Passport, which teaches and tests basics of online life for 5-8 grade.
ree: Feds release cyber safety booklet - A new booklet released by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and other government agencies helps parents and teachers steer kids safely through the online and mobile-phone worlds. The booklet, titled “Net Cetera: Chatting with Kids About Being Online”To order free copies of this brochure: bulkorder.ftc.gov
Silencing Cyberbullies - NEA - Cyberbullying is the use of electronic technology to deliberately harass or intimidate. Digital sticks and stone can't break bones, but they can hurt even more. Ideas for educators are addressed at the end of the article.
The U.S. National Crime Prevention Council ... Emailing and chatting with friends are children's most common online activities, after studying and playing games. But like many other social situations, some kids bully other kids online. The National Crime Prevention Council provides information and resources to help curb the growing problem of cyberbullying. (downloadable resources include brochures, podcasts, PSAs, etc.)