5 Tips for Staying Safe Online From a Google Security Expert

A security expert at Google reveals the best ways to prevent your online accounts from being taken over by hackers.

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This is from Time Online magazine.

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Millions of teens are using a new app to post anonymous thoughts, and most parents have no idea

After School is on phones in more than 22,300 high schools nationwide, allowing unfettered communication and stoking fears of cyberbullying.

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This article is from the Washington Post, so it has an American focus.  However, it may also be applicable to Australian teenagers.

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Digital Citizenship One Liners

  Before unleashing students on the Internet we need to teach them how to behave appropriately, avoid scams, be safe and how to be digitally literate. Digital citizenship is part of every clas…

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There are some great ideas for digital citizenship posters in this article.  The one-liners could be used as discussion starters or promotion within the library.

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Teach Kids To Be Their Own Internet Filters

Students live in an information saturated world. The most effective way to keep them safe and using the internet responsibly as a learning tool is to teach them how to be their own filters.

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This article contains some interesting ideas for using social media ia a library setting.  The CRAAP test for evaluating websites is discussed.

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