Technology For Elementary Ed
Technology For Elementary Ed EDT 3470
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Date Created: 09/30/15
April Barnum EDT 3470 Spring 06 Kaboose Kids Domain Safe Sur ng httpwww 39K39J J 39 f f fsurfhtml o Risks of letting childrenstudents surf the internet A child could be exposed to inappropriate material material that is sexual hateful violent in nature or encourages dangerous or illegal activities In some cases pedophiles have used intemet chat sites and e mail to arrange meetings with childrenstudents face to face I think we all know the outcome of this situation Some newsgroups and websites promote the use of drugs tobacco or alcohol Some websites even show you how to make bombs or obtain a weapon Childrenstudents should be encouraged to never ever give out their password even if the person claims to be an intemet service provider Tell them they should ask permission before ever giving out any type of personal information A child might discover a chat site an email or a bulletin board that has harassing or demeaning messages on it The message may not be life threatening but it could affect the child s self esteem I found the following information on the Resources Safe Sur ng Guide section of the website half way down the page I would use this information to help my student s parents realize that it is not safe for children to use the intemet alone They should be supervised at all times Computers Inside amp Out httpwww39K39 39 39 39 39 39 39 lelehtml 0 Computer Care amp Safety Computers need special care in order to operate correctly Learning to defragment scan and reformat your computer are all useful things that computer experts do to keep the internal system of a computer running Maintenance is crucial Keeping your computer free of dust liquids and dirt is the first step to computer care Be sure to clean it regularly to ensure it works properly See the above website for specific instructions Remember your computer is a piece of electronic machinery For your safety never use it during thunderstorms and always have a surge protector to protect your computer from lightning or electrical surges Be sure to have some sort of virus protection software that will protect your computer from those pesky programs that could potentially ruin your whole computer system Install use and regularly update your virus software Don t install everything at once If you just bought or received a large amount of new software install each program one at a time allowing the computer to make room for it and adjust to it I found this information by clicking on Resources then brain builders then computers and it is the first lesson It will be very helpful in my classroom especially to parents who are just purchasing a new computer system Also it could be great review for those who already have a computer in their home Computer Toolbox httpwww 39K39 downpc comnutet quot JVquot v html 0 Downloads for all ages This website breaks down all the different downloads you can get by what age they are appropriate for The first group is for ages 25 and they have 6 programssites you can downloaduse for a reference Two of them include Kidnet Explorer and Surfin Annette The second group is for ages 48 and they have 22 programssites you can downloaduse for reference Two of them include Incredimail and Kidspiration The third group is for ages 8 amp up They have over 3 dozen programssites you can downloaduse for reference Wow A few of them include Teaching Kids Programming Mindmapper Jr and Logomation The fourth group is for adults Yeah for our parents They have listed over a dozen programssites you can downloaduse for reference Some of these include Animated Beginning Typing and Teaching Kids Programming I found this information by clicking directly on the link above They have so much to offer This link alone can help parents and their children of all ages become better at working with computers They offer many programs and sites Some are free of charge while others charge a small fee I would use this in my classroom to help parents realize that they don t have to be up to date with the vast technology of today right now they can learn it slowly with the help of this site I I
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