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Digital Citizenship

Videos You Can Stream or Download Online

The following videos are some examples of anti-bullying videos that are available to be streamed or downloaded online throught the Online Video Library. To access these titles, and many more, in a separate window simply login to the EduPortal -

- click on "Online Video Library"

- and then return to this page and click on the links below or start a new search to find additional resources

Students and parents have access to the Online Video Library, by going directly to the Learn360 website (www.learn360.ca)and using the username and password provided to your school. (*Learn360 is the video platform LRTS uses to deliver online videos)

Contact the Education Media Library for more information: lrt@ednet.ns.ca

 

Elementary and Middle Grades:

Keep Private Information Private
Grades: P-5
The adoption of new digital technology is so rapid that a uniform and proactive concept of responsible use is often overlooked. This program demonstrates safe computer skills and the importance of internet privacy. (2012 ; 4 min.)
 

Computer and Internet Basics
Grades: P-5
This video provides the student with a general overview of the components of computers, how they work, and the types of computers all around us. (2008 ; 20 min.)
 

Knock Knock Who's There?
Grades: P-5
The adoption of new digital technology is so rapid that a uniform and proactive concept of responsible use is often overlooked. This program helps demonstrate safe internet use, emailing and downloading procedures. (2012 ; 4 min.)
 

The Internet: A Guide for Students
Grades: 3-8
Shows students how to use the Internet when researching reports. Also covers key issues youngsters face when using the Internet. (2010 ; 18 min.)
 

 

Junior and Senior High:

Plagiarism 2.0: Information Ethics in the Digital Age
Grades: 6-8, 9-12
For a generation raised on the ideology of "open source" and the ability to quickly cut and paste, the concept of plagiarism may seem foreign or passé. And that, of course, can lead to trouble. This video examines the behaviors that constitute plagiarism, their consequences, and the best ways to avoid them. Showing how accidental copying as well as willful plagiarism can occur, the program lays out the dangers of cheating, then illustrates the pitfalls of non-attribution and patch writing while showing how to properly attribute and paraphrase a lengthy quotation. Copyright, trademark, and intellectual property concepts are clearly discussed, in addition to potential sources of non-copyrighted material. Common citation formats are listed along with the suggestion that the student confer with his or her instructor about them. (2011 ; 22 min.)
 

Cyber Bullying, Social Media Issues & More
Grades: 6-12
This informative webinar provides you with a greater understanding of tools and strategies you can utilize to help students reduce their risk of becoming a victim of harassment, cyberbullying and social media assault. Please preview prior to using this video as it contains subject matter which may not be appropriate for all audiences. (2012 ; 77 min.)
 

The Responsible and Irresponsible Use of Technology
Grades: 9-12
The innovation and evolution of digital technologies has created a new way of teaching, learning, socializing, and communicating. However, what is missing in the rapid development of these new digital devices is a uniform and proactive concept of responsible use. The irresponsible, dangerous, and malicious use of these digital devices can lead to negative, life-altering consequences. This educational program provides digital users, young and old, with all the information they need to arm themselves and make good digital decisions. (2011 ; 6 min.)
 

The Netiquette Edge
Grades: 6-12
Teens get in on the ballroom dancing craze and realize that learning the steps of technology manners is a lot like learning dance steps. By applying good manners to the Internet, cell phones, iPods and other gadgets, they see how to keep wired to today's technology without losing the personal touch. (2007 ; 21 min.)
 

Know Who You're Talking To
Grades: 6-8
Awareness greatly reduces the risk of becoming a victim of a cyber-crime or digital exploitation. This program teaches students about computer viruses and demonstrates safe computer skills. (2012 ; 4 min.)
 

Trouble is Just a Click Away: Permanent Digital Decisions
Grades: 9-12
The irresponsible, and often dangerous and malicious use of these digital devices can lead to negative, life-altering consequences. This program demonstrates safe computer skills and the importance of internet privacy. (2012 ; 4 min.)
 

Internet Safety: Pitfalls & Dangers
Grades: 6-8
This video covers how to safely use the Internet and avoid dangerous websites. Included is information on cyber bullying, posting online, keeping information safe, shopping practices and more. (2008 ; 18 min.)
 

Think Before You Upload: Internet Advertising and Keeping Your Computer Safe
Grades: 9-12
Awareness greatly reduces the risk of becoming a victim of a cyber-crime or digital exploitation. This program teaches students about computer viruses and demonstrates safe computer skills. (2012 ; 4 min.)
 

Correct Citations and Works Cited Page
Grades: 9-12
Examines proper citation techniques for books, magazines, journals, and the Internet, talks about honesty and ethics, as well as provides information on how to take better notes when researching for papers. (2005 ; 34 min.)