Archive for the ‘online safety’ Category

An NPR Podcast and article at https://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2018/02/05/579554273/screen-addiction-among-teens-is-there-such-a-thing

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Not all LMS are created equal. We need to read the fine print to assure that we protect our staff. Read more at https://www.eschoolnews.com/2018/01/25/find-lms-student-privacy/

Here is a short list. Read at the link https://www.eschoolnews.com/2017/12/29/1-underground-apps-hide/2/ why you should know such apps:

1. Whisper

2. ASKfm

3. Private Photos (Calculator%)

4. HiCalculator

5. Hide It Pro:

6. Yik Yak

Great resource for all online programs: http://ecampus.oregonstate.edu/research/projects/online-learning-efficacy-research/

Hm, this is a creepy thought.  Will check this out… http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/google-voice-search-records-stores-conversation-people-have-around-their-phones-but-files-can-be-a7059376.html

How safe is the use of Alexa?  Read more here at Just How Dangerous Is Alexa?  https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/just-how-dangerous-alexa-shelly-palmer

NPR article/podcast with useful tips to keep your online life safe:  http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2014/11/03/361137779/lazy-about-your-online-passwords-take-control-with-these-new-tips?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=202503