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By : Kirsten Morris

       Digital Citizenship 101



Blogs - A regularly updated webpage, one run by an idividual or a small group written in an informal or conversation style. 


Flaming - A hostile and insulting interaction between users of the internet, most of the time using profanity. 


Peer-to-peer (P2P) - Distributed application artichecture that divides work loads between peers.


Phishing - Defrauding an online account holder of financial information by posing as a real company. 


Podcast - A digital audio file available on the internet for downloading on the computer or portable media player, available as a series, new installments that can be received by subcribers.


Aggregator - A website that collects related items that shows them or have links to them. 

           Digital Life 101

1. Never give your password out to anyone, except your parents! (Your friends could accidently pass it along to others and bad things could happen.)


2. Never use just one password! (It's possible someone could break into your account that works at that site.)


3. Create passwords that are easy to remember, but is hard for others to guess!


4. Make the password at least 8 characters (letters) long!


5. Include numbers, capital letters, and symbols!


6. Do not use dictionary words!


7. Do not post it in plain sight!


8. Consider using a password manager (An application that helps a user restore and organzie passwords.) 


9. Consider using multi-factor aunthentication!


10. Don't fall for "phishing" acts!


11. Make sure your devices are secure!


12. Use a password or fingerprint for your phone too! 


Tips and Rules

Rule 1: Respect other peoples time and Bandwidth.


Rule 2: Respect other people's privacy.


Rule 3: Don't abuse our power.


Rule 4: Share expert knowledge.


Rule 5 : Be forgiving of other people's mistakes.

Tips and rules 


1) Be smart about what you put on the Internet, because you never know who is looking, or what you put on there. 


2)Safeguard your passwords and change them frequently. 


3) Your online identity maybe different from your real word identity. 


4) Nothing is temporary online. 


5) Make your profiles private. 


6) Don't post inappropriate or sexually provocative pictures or comments. 


7) Don't respond to inappropriate requests. 


8) Learn about copyrights. 



Tips and Rules

Protect Yourself Online 

  • Bootlegging - taking, transporting, or selling illegally, copied or recorded material
  • Camcording - sneaking a camcorder or cell phone into a movie theater or live performance with plans to record
  • Copyright - If someone has it, don't think about copying their work. 
  • Digital watermarking - anti-heft device to identify pirated movie and music bootlegging.
  • DRM - Digital Rights Management (software that helps prevent or even track pirating activity). 
  • ESA - Entertainment Software Association; People that are fighting against gaming piracy.
  • Fair use - Using media for your school projects the legit way so you are following the guidelines of ethical use of digital media
  • Infringement - Disobeying the law.
  • Innovation - A fresh idea.
  • Intellectual property - Idea that is published.
  • IP address- a barcode that shows the indentification address for a computer.
  • ISP - Internet Service Provider
  • Mp3- Digital music file used in most protable music players.
  • Mp4 - Media file type found mostly in iTunes but can be found elsewhere. 
  • MPAA - Motion Picture Association (People who rate movies and educate others on film intellectual property.)
  • Resellers - People who sell illegal, printed, material to people, Commonle sell things on craiglist, eBay, flea markets, garage sells, or black markets.
  • RIAA - Recording Industry Association of America ( people who make sure music artists don't get ripped off.)
  • Safegaurding - Something gaurding your material.
  • Stealth taper - People who records music at concerts with plans to sell. 
  • Virus - computer hacking or crashing software program that is often attached to downloaded pirated files.


Digital Piracy

1 ) Keep your profile private so that only family and friends can see photos, important dates, and information.



2) Do not post personal information (phone number, address, etc)



3) Publish photos that do not jeopardize your safety or integrity.



4) Choose a strong password that can not be guessed, and change it every three months.



5) Do not accept friend request you don't know. 



6) Keep an open dialogue with your parents, and let them know everything that goes on.


Social Media


  • Bullying a person through the use of electronic communication, by threatening / harrasing them.

What is it?


What to do, how to protect yourself .

  1. Always think about what you post. ...
  2. Keep your password a secret from other kids. ...
  3. Think about who sees what you post online. ...
  4. Keep your parents in the loop. ...
  5. Talk to an adult you trust about any messages you get or things you see online that make you sad or scared.