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    Parent Guide to YouTube

    Hi folks! I know I know, it's deadline time for final projects and I've yet to show my final video. It's all been waiting for me to finish the final piece of the puzzle. In my quest to become a YouTube educator and make videos for kids, I've le
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    Course 2 Final Project

    [caption id="attachment_80" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Image from: https://pixabay.com/[/caption] For my Course 2 Final project I have designed a unit of work for Key Stage Two children. I contacted the teachers at a school in the UK. T
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    Social media are changing who we are

    "Our body is physiologically rewarding us for talking about ourselves online" Moffit and Brown, ASAPScience video (below) It is clear from the research behind this video, that using social media not only changes what we do, but also who we biol
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    Digital Tattoos for Everyone!

    Privacy. It's a challenging topic especially in the digital world we live in. This week I read fellow COETAILer Erin's blog  post about digital footprints being more akin to a digital tattoo. Her comparison to her own body tattoo, resonated with m
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    Just Because You Can - Doesn't Mean You Should

    Is there a difference between being a  good citizen and being a good digital citizen.  I often start digital citizenship discussion with this question.  It doesn't take long for the students to agree they are in fact the same thing but in two
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    Is There Privacy in the Internet Age?

      [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="885"] Some rights reserved. https://www.flickr.com/photos/111692634@N04/18528198069[/caption] Explicitly teaching students about the importance and the intricacies of privacy online is as importan
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    To be safe and out there!

    I read with interest  The myth of online predators. The online world is no more dangerous than the real world. There is probably truth in this. We teach our kids to not accept lifts from strangers etc and many years ago this proved to be a good less
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    Balancing Act Between Public and Private

      [caption id="attachment_68" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Picture by Ben Kerckx[/caption] How do you balance between creating a positive public digital footprint and keeping your information private.  If that is a hard topic for adul
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    What we mean when we talk about privacy

    Have you seen this video? It demonstrates how far we have come in a short time, that these people receiving week-old news remind us of Rip van Winkle. So we bemoan our loss of privacy. We expect Facebook to allow us to join its network for
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    Let the cat out on the web

    [caption id="attachment_152" align="aligncenter" width="605"] Banksy graffiti taken by Bruce Krasting in 2012[/caption]   What are looking at? Are you scanning me for my own good? Privacy begins with myself. Although no one can pret
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    Share with Care

    How do I model and share my limited knowledge on online privacy? I teach my second graders Common Sense Media lessons on keeping personal information private and creating strong passwords when they are cruising the web.  I should probably apply
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    My Business is None of Your Business (or is it...)

    A quick aside before I start this blog on matters of privacy. Looking at this weeks reading I clicked on the very first link: Job Hunting: Take a look at your Facebook page. A message popped up 'Safari can't verify the website... ...personal and conf