One of the nine elements of digital citizenship; Covers electronic buying and selling of goods.
OnGuardOnline.gov provides practical tips from the federal government and the technology industry to help you be on guard against Internet fraud, secure your computer, and protect your personal information. There are ten colorful flash-based quizzes here appropriate for students on security topics such as phishing, hackers, spyware etc.
Smart Attorney General in Florida!!! Nailed a vendor on cyberfraud charges and translated it into $1 million for Cybersafety Education programs!
[Market Research Report] <br><br>“Young people are the inherent trend leaders when it comes to new technology and usage patterns, and are the ones pushing forward the speed of change in communication and information technology. This Report reveals that it may be imperative for some brands to re-think strategies--even among progressive companies--if they are to reach youth culture effectively.
If a young person wants to experiment with running a business, they're not just engaging in thought experiments and case studies; they're actually working with real people and real money," says Joey Seiler, editor of VirtualWorldNews.com, an industry news source that's part of Virtual Worlds Management, a company that provides trade events, media, research and online services.
The threat landscape once dominated by the worms and viruses unleashed by irresponsible hackers is now ruled by a new breed of cybercriminals. Cybercrime is motivated by fraud, typified by the bogus emails sent by "phishers" that aim to steal personal information. The tools driving their attacks and fueling the blackmarket are crimeware - bots, Trojan horses, and spyware.
According to a new report from OTX and The Intelligence Group, teens actually prefer real world interaction to the virtual worlds offered online.
Social Networks may be on the increase in populations, but marketers still struggle with how to get users to respond to advertising.
Even Google has failed to extend its golden touch to social-networking sites. In 2006 Google paid MySpace $900 million to place ads on its pages. The search giant also operates its own social network, Orkut, which has been growing, especially outside the US.
But in a February call with financial analysts, Google cofounder Sergey Brin conceded that the investments “didn’t pan out as well as we had hoped…. I don’t think we have the killer best way to advertise and monetize the social networks yet.”
This amazing library collection of cybersafety and cyberethics articles from Symantec would make a great resource for teachers who want to assign students different topic areas for student presentations in a digital citizenship class.
ECommerce Lesson Plan. In this 4 week unit, primary students will work in groups of 4-5 to form a business, create, market & sell their product, and track their expenses and profits.
[May 18, 2008] Most online Americans view online shopping as a way to save time and a convenient way to buy products. At the same time, most internet users express discomfort over a key step in online shopping -- sending personal or credit card information over the internet. Internet users like the convenience but worry about the security of their online information.
Just as YouTube has changed the way we watch video and Wikipedia has changed the way we find information, Kiva.org - the world's first online person-to-person microlending platform - is changing the way we give back. Kiva lets you lend to a specific entrepreneur in third world countries, empowering them to lift themselves out of poverty. There are many great classroom connections here for global citizenship, math, geography etc. Kiva also allows you to develop a social network with other contributors supporting the same entrepreneur.
Download this lesson plan from I-Safe which introduces students to the term phishing and the threat of identity theft associated with this type of\ne-mail. Students will:<br>\n• understand the term phishing and the types of e-mail it applies to<br>\n• understand the security risks associated with this type of message<br>\n•\nengage in an activity to reinforce concepts by sharing information with others <br>
Educational partnership with I-Safe. OnGuardOnline.gov provides practical tips from the federal government and the technology industry to help consumers be on guard against Internet fraud, secure your computer, and protect your personal information. This site also includes three PSA's that can be shown in the classroom.
Advice for teens on protecting themselves and their computers: Learn how to protect yourself from cyberbullies, predators and online scams.
Learn all about phishing and spoof sites with this flash tutorial from ByteCrime.org and McAfee.
Learn everything you need to know about identity theft, credit card theft and fraud alerts and how to protect yourself. The portal provides both generic and state-by-state information. This resource would be good for a digital citizenship class and includes information on protecting both children and adults.
Watch these short videos to learn more about the top security issues that affect consumers like you. If you're new to learning about protecting your computer and your information online, you can start with the basics.
The Stock Market Game™ program offers a vast library of learning materials correlated to national voluntary and state educational standards in Math, Business Education, Economics, English/Language Arts, Technology, Social Studies and Family and Consumer Sciences.Students invest a hypothetical $100,000 online and use real internet research and news updates to simulate the stock market experience.
Lesson Plans and materials that introduce students to a way of economic thinking.
In this activity, students become international traders from one of six continents: Asia, Africa, Australia, Europe, North America or South America. They negotiate prices with buyers and sellers from the other continents. Sometimes they are thwarted from trading by barriers, and they come to understand how the IMF, by fostering free trade, enhances the flow of goods and services worldwide.