Category Archives: Internet Safety

Google Changes YouTube; Schools Benefit!

“YouTube settings in Google Apps allow you to restrict which YouTube videos are viewable, which videos might show up as recommendations, and which videos are returned in YouTube Search results for signed-in Apps users in your organization.” –  Google Google’s … Continue reading

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Google’s Changes Will Impact Individual User Accounts

Recent articles in trade magazines and blogs point out several important things to consider and actions which need to be taken prior to March 1, 2012.  This does not impact the district’s core Google Apps services.  However, if you have a … Continue reading

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Terrific Internet Safety and Cyberbullying Presenation at Tech Expo

Today I had the opportunity to attend LHRIC’s Tech Expo. I will blog more later, but I would like to share resources from one of the best presentations I have seen in a few years. The presentation was done by … Continue reading

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Google Offers Internet Family Safety Center

Our district uses Google Applications for Education extensively and I am proud to share Google’s “Internet Family Safety Center.”  The Internet has so much to offer, but parents and teachers are often concerned about the best strategies for keeping their … Continue reading

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Our Children Online: Keeping Connected as Parents

The media is full of examples of MySpace.com, Facebook and other social networking sites that present specific risks to students, their friends, and their families, and in the past year we have had several workshops for parents and community members. … Continue reading

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Internet Safety and Our Children

This past week there were two internet safety presentations for parents in our community. I was a speaker at one, and a guest at another. I will create a page on this blog that will provide resources for parents, as … Continue reading

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