The educational thoughts of Jason Epstein
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Teachable moment about the significance of digital footprints and online reputation in today's job market, even beyond corporate America. This blog recounts the story of someone who advertised for a housekeeper on Craigslist, researched the job candidates' social networking history and then, reports on what they found.
This excellent series of interactive case studies explores 8 topics: Wireless, Social Networking, Digital Permanence, Cyberbullying, Misinformation, Fair Use, Privacy and Downloading. Through multimedia activities, students examine issues affecting schoolwork, class papers, entertainment activities and online safety. Units are illustrated with Nickelodeon-style graphics and include assessments of learning. "Power to Learn" is Cablevision's nationally recognized education initiative. Some of the resources here are available in Spanish.