Tag: Cyber Bullying

The Power of One

The Power of One

  Those of us who teach teenagers face a daunting and seemingly never-ending challenge: Getting our students to look up from their phones, their social media, and their video games to see the wide world beyond their bubble. Unlike any generation before, today’s kids have a digital world that can cocoon them 24/7. They take

  Those of us who teach teenagers face a daunting and seemingly never-ending challenge: Getting our students to look up from their phones, their social media, and their video games to see the wide world beyond their bubble. Unlike any generation before, today’s kids have a digital world that can cocoon them 24/7. They take... read more

Kidblog Podcast: Addressing Digital Security Topics in Middle to High School Classrooms

Kidblog Podcast: Addressing Digital Security Topics in Middle to High School Classrooms

In this podcast, Dr. Karen Fiorillo gives advice on instructing middle and high school students on digital safety best practices by diving into digital security topics, scenarios to address said topics in the classroom, and why these conversations continue to be relevant and vital to discuss. Check below for time staps for important topic sections and

In this podcast, Dr. Karen Fiorillo gives advice on instructing middle and high school students on digital safety best practices by diving into digital security topics, scenarios to address said topics in the classroom, and why these conversations continue to be relevant and vital to discuss. Check below for time staps for important topic sections and... read more

Password Best Practices

Password Best Practices

You trust Kidblog to create a safe, secure space for your students. How do you ensure your students’ passwords are strong enough? When teachers create student accounts, they often establish a basic or shared password that can be easily distributed and remembered by students. This is a great way to get students logged in for the first time. But these initial passwords present security concerns when users know (or can guess) other users’ passwords.

You trust Kidblog to create a safe, secure space for your students. How do you ensure your students' passwords are strong enough? When teachers create student accounts, they often establish a basic or shared password that can be easily distributed and remembered by students. This is a great way to get students logged in for the first time. But these initial passwords present security concerns when users know (or can guess) other users' passwords.... read more

Smart Surfing 101: Teaching Your Students to be Safe Online

Smart Surfing 101: Teaching Your Students to be Safe Online

The Internet is a digital window into the world that enables new connections, fosters relationships, enhances learning and spreads information. But it can also be a scary place when thinking about students roaming freely with access to undesirable material. So, we’ve developed some helpful hints, tricks and tips to help keep students’ eyes and ears

The Internet is a digital window into the world that enables new connections, fosters relationships, enhances learning and spreads information. But it can also be a scary place when thinking about students roaming freely with access to undesirable material. So, we’ve developed some helpful hints, tricks and tips to help keep students’ eyes and ears... read more