The educational thoughts of Jason Epstein
THE PERSONAL VIEWS, OPINIONS AND COMMENTS CONTAINED HEREIN ARE SOLELY THOSE OF THE BLOG’S AUTHOR IN HIS PERSONAL CAPACITY, AND ARE NOT ENDORSED BY ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY.
The first study of drivers texting inside their vehicles shows that the risk sharply exceeds previous estimates based on laboratory research — and far surpasses the dangers of other driving distractions.
"At some point, we can do away with cybercrime laws because most crimes will involve computers in some way, and all crime will be cybercrime." (From the California Criminal Law Review, Boalt Hall, University of California, Berkeley).
Promotional video from ThinkuKnow Promotional film for an 8 minute animation introducing Lee & Kim, a brother and sister navigating the online world with the help of their trusted superhero friend SID! The video has been created for kids (age 5-7) so they understand how to keep safe online, to treat each other well, and to understand what personal information is.
Cell phones are useful tools, and they're lots of fun too. But cell phones do have risks. If you have a cell phone, it is important to understand these risks, and learn how to enjoy your cell phone safely. [Scholastic News, 5/09]
After reviewing the positives and negatives of cell phones and cell phone usage safety tips, students will explore a scenario in which a friendly relationship turns to a bullying one involving cell phones and computers.