Don’t trash your digital reputation!

This editorial appeared in last Sunday’s Age – a good reminder of our duty as parents and educators to teach our children about their digitial footprint.

The social scene with no protocols and few manners

November 14, 2010
EVERY village has its gossips and, it’s said, a quota of at least one idiot. How many gossips and idiots, then, does the global village have? Plenty, based on the evidence of the recurring pitfalls – some petty, some calamitous – as we stumble into a new era of globalised communication created by internet-based social media networks.

Read the full article by clicking on the link below: http://www.theage.com.au/opinion/editorial/the-social-scene-with-no-protocols-and-few-manners-20101113-17rrm.html

About Renata Rowe

Deputy Head of Campus/Head of Secondary, Ivanhoe Grammar School, Plenty Campus This blog is the School's way of helping our parents and teachers understand and experience the cyber world that their children live in. We post stories about the latest cyber safety issues, and the latest social mediums that their children and teens might be using. We believe that teaching children and teens to be good Digital Citizen from a young age will protect them and their reputations. Our parents have been delighted and have subscribed so that they can receive our updates - we post about once or twice a week. So subscribe - its easy to do, just enter your email address in the box in the top righthand corner of the home page and posts will automatically be delivered to you.
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