• How to keep student's safe online
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    How to keep students safe online

    The internet, the World Wide Web or simply the Net – however, you like to think of it, it’s now a central and potentially irreversible part of our lives. Particularly in education. In the US classroom, only 42% of assignments are now done using pen and paper and 73% of teachers say their students use devices in class daily (according to a survey by MidAmerica Nazarene University).  But this powerful tool is not risk-free. So how can you ensure your students are safe in the online environment? Here are some of our top tips to help protect your students and promote cybersecurity in your classroom:   #EdTech relies on watertight…

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    Tips for Kids on How to be Safe on Social Media

    If you still aren’t on Facebook or Twitter, or if you don’t have an account on Snapchat or Instagram yet, then you are not in. That’s how it is at school these days, right? You get the latest stories, not from the school paper or your community’s daily, but from the statuses or shout-outs of people from your school or community. Don’t get me wrong – it’s not bad to be on social media. In fact, social media has tons of use for you. It can help you connect with your family who live in a different city or country. It can also be a platform for groups to share…