One person's experience of a posthumous tweeting service. Read the article here.
Useful things for young people aged 14 and over
What is the connection between Social Networks and Being Lonely?
Inspired and Based on the wonderful book by Sherry Turkle - Alone Together.
An essay on privacy, sharing and why we as a society are ill prepared for social media. Read the essay here.
These call out cards cover many of the common and important areas of digital citizenship including textual harrassment. Perhaps your students could create further examples for their own use?
We like these posters on Digital Citizenship and that the creator encourages all teachers to share their resources too.
'Google, more than perhaps any other company, is aggressively putting sensors and the software to activate them into our environment.
The just-unveiled Moto X phone... has a custom microchip that allows it to listen for voice commands literally all the time, even when the phone is "asleep". Google's Chrome web browser now supports voice commands; that means it's also rolled into every Chrome OS notebook computer.
Google's face-based computer, Google Glass, responds to voice commands...voice is a dominant theme in the future of Google, and is clearly slated to make its way into every product the company makes.'
Read the full article here.