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Be a Digital Citizen
A quick and simple clip to introduce the concept of digital
citizenship. This video gives some statistics
about internet and social media usage and then describes the many ways
in which we are all affected on a daily basis by our technology use.
Produced by the international Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI)
this animated video zips through a flurry of statistics about young
people and online safety. It paints a powerful picture of how important
it is to get these conversations started.
Choose What Happens Next
Watch in dismay as an inappropriate photograph travels from one poor
naive teen girl to an online stalker, ending with the admonition "Think
before you post." This interactive series of videos was produced by
public service announcement (PSA) veterans the Ad Council
This fascinating narrative follows the digital journey of the fictional
"Andy" from pre-birth to adulthood by tracking his "digital footprint."
It can be illuminating to stop and think about how much personal
information we're putting out on the Web. Produced by the Digital Natives Project
Invasion of the Data Snatchers
Though geared towards adults,
it's a great wake-up call about online privacy issues, and although
they're ultimately pushing a paid product, they have some good free
resources and privacy protection tools.