Her bookmarks on Delicious http://delicious.com/rtreyvaud
- Online is a place, not a thing, to our students
- Average young person has 94 contacts in phone, 78 people on messenger and 86 in his or her social network online
- Technology has enabled kids to have more and closer relationships that ever before. Almost all students use tech to enhance face to face relationships.
- Tech is normalised. It s part of their ives and they neither 'like' it or 'dislike' it
- This generation is capable of self regulation when educated about risk.
- Parents don't have the skills to keep up with what there kids are doing. Kids maintain their privacy.
- Kids will always explore risky behaviour and some will do this online. We need to educate appropriately.
- We cannot make the internet completely safe
- Have to develop responsible and ethical digtal citizenship. e need to embed it into our current curricula
- Parent and child views of what is bad about the internet diverge
- The internet is not the cause of problems, it is just a medium that amplifies what is already there. People with issues have a voice where they did not before.
- Online victimisers are most often known to the victim, they are their 'friends'
- Online bullying starts about year 2, pirating starts about year 4, middle school students experience
- Solution does not rely on technology but on sociology and anthropology
- Kids don't tell parents when they see pornography because don't want to get into trouble. Most have seen it by the age of 12.
- Sexting: Children biggest producers of child pornography. Minors face criminal charges for passing on or receiving these messages. End up on a sex offenders register
- Thats not cool http://www.thatsnotcool.com/
- Students need to realise that everything that they post will be there forever. Students think that this is not so. These digital footprints are a character reference for the future.
- Triple J Hack half hour : My Face. Good link to use with students
- www.digizen.org cyberbullying resources with more video. Good stuff. Resonates with kids.
- Need age appropriate codes of conduct. Need to find space in curriculum.
She had lots of great research to back her up, check out her Delicious links above.
Let students loose on the internet, but educate them.