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Internet Safety and Digital Responsibility

February 10, 2012

IBM, in conjunction with Safer Internet Day,  has released free Internet safety training tools for students.

http://www.ibm.com/ibm100/us/en/service/resources/

IBM is unveiling three free volunteer kits to better educate students, parents and teachers on Internet safety:

Control Your Online Identity – A volunteer education kit, it is designed to help teenagers learn to protect personal data online and reputation online. Teenagers are typically savvy about how to use the Internet, but often unaware about what happens to personal data once it’s shared. This presentation and volunteer information helps students learn how to protect personal data and control how they present themselves online.

Internet Safety Coaching – Aimed at teachers or adults working with children, this is a general primer on Internet safety providing basic information about common Internet activities by young people including instant messaging and social networking. This kit is designed to raise awareness of Internet safety and how to have a meaningful and open dialogue with children on this topic.

Cyberbullying — Aimed at parents or adults who work with children, this activity helps adults learn about how young people use the Internet today and how to recognize cyberbullying symptoms, how to prevent online bullying from happening and how to intervene if it does happen.

Also, they have free kits on:

  • Clean Water
  • DNA/Genographic Project
  • Solar Cars
  • and many more

http://www.ibm.com/ibm100/us/en/service/resources/

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