Social, legal and ethical issues relating to ICT in K-12 Education

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Introduction
Hot issues in ICT in K-12 Education from the persepctive of student teachers: http://sites.google.com/site/teacherivideos/

Cybersafety


Cybersmart (Aust.) http://www.cybersmart.gov.au/
(also see ACMA http://www.acma.gov.au
NetAlert.kangaroo.gifhot.gif Australia's Internet safety advisory body. http://www.netalert.net.au/default.asp
CyberQuoll. kangaroo.gifInternet safety education for primary schools. http://www.cybersmart.gov.au/cyberquoll/index.html
Webwise (Irish). http://www.webwise.ie/
Watch your Space. (Ireland) http://www.watchyourspace.ie/
Internet Safety Group (NZ) http://www.netsafe.org.nz/
Safekids.com. http://www.safekids.com/ and Safeteens.com (both ). http://www.safeteens.com/
Netsmart. An interactive, educational safety resource to teach kids and teens how to stay safer on the Internet. http://www.netsmartz.org/
GetNetWise. Detailed safety guides and reviews of Internet safety products. http://www.getnetwise.org
Think U Know. Resources for kids on staying safe while having fun online in chat rooms. http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk
Family Technology. http://familyinternet.about.com/
icybersafe http://icybersafe.com/

Legal risks of social networking (Monash Uni publication). It is designed specifically as an educative tool for use in schools: http://newmediaresearch.educ.monash.edu.au/moodle/pluginfile.php/2119/mod_label/intro/SNSandRisks_EducationResource.pdf.
The Federal Police have a cybercrime awarenss site and factsheets, some specifically designed for teachers and schools:http://www.afp.gov.au/policing/cybercrime/crime-prevention.aspx

Privacy


Office of the Privacy Commission http://www.privacy.gov.au/index.php
Office of the Australian Information Commissioner http://www.oaic.gov.au/
The Australian Banking Association is active in education re identity theft and privacy and general internet security. The most relevant factsheets are here: http://www.bankers.asn.au/Consumers/Security-and-Fraud-Prevention/Security-and-Fraud-Prevention. - some specifically directed to students and parents/teachers


Cyberbullying


Bullying no Way!kangaroo.gif http://www.bullyingnoway.com.au/
Stop Cyberbullying. http://www.stopcyberbullying.com/
Beat Bullying. http://www.beatbullying.org/
Cybersmile (UK). http://www.cybersmile.org/
Cyberbullying research. http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/articlecollections/cyberbullying/index.asp


Copyright


Smartcopying.http://www.smartcopying.edu.au (Includes the 'Official Guide to Copyright Issues for Australian Schools)
The Educator's Guide to Copyright, Fair use and Creative Commons. (Australian)
http://theedublogger.com/2012/02/09/the-educators-guide-to-copyright-fair-use-and-creative-commons/
Australian Copyright Council. http://www.copyright.org.au/ Has useful information and factsheets for users and creators of copyright materials (including students & teachers!).
Creative Commons. http://creativecommons.org/ or
http://www.teachinghacks.com/wiki3/index.php?title=Creative_Commons
Copyright and Fair use for Teachers. http://www.opencourtresources.com/mrneedleman/issues/copyright_chart.pdf


Access and Equity


One Laptop Per Child Program. http://one.laptop.org/

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Digital Citizenship


Digitalcitizenship.net http://www.digitalcitizenship.net/
Dig Citizenship in K-12 http://www.scoop.it/t/digital-citizenship-in-schools/


Gender Issues


Girls and ICT (NSW DET). http://www.schools.nsw.edu.au/learning/yrk12focusareas/gendered/girlsictrsrch.php
GirlsGoTech. http://www.girlsgotech.org/

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