Digital Media Use In Schools: An Internet Safety Cheat Sheet

An Internet Safety Cheat Sheet For Digital Media In Schools

Digital media use is exploding in education.

Unfortunately, internet safety is something many teachers–and worse, students-take for granted. While many teachers–and librarians–are concerned with breaking copyright laws, controlling digital media use is often an afterthought. Or worse, so heavily scrutinized that district filters kill any authentic access at all.

But as our libraries gradually become virtual spaces, and our media becomes digital, controlling its use is going to become increasingly relevant. Which makes Jen Gordon’s–from the aptly-named–infographic below on netflix, YouTube, Instagram, Google, and Apple hardware so relevant for you. )Unless your district has already taken this burden off your shoulders. In that case, you can wad this one up and toss it.)

You can also take a look at 20 basic rules for digital citizenship as a follow-up. More soon!