I wanted to share with you an excellent video presentation by Ann Collier. The link to the video is below. It is long but worth it. It is an excellent resource helps to understand how our students are using Web 2.0 tools and why it is important for us to understand their perspective before we can begin to help them use these tools safely and ethically. (link)
Ann Collier Bio: Anne currently serves as co-chair (with Hemanshu Nigam of News Corp.) of the Obama administration's Online Safety & Technology Working Group and on the advisory boards of the London- and Washington-based Family Online Safety Institute, the National Crime Prevention Council's Circle of Respect Initiative, and GetNetWise.org, a project of the Washington-based Internet Education Foundation. In 2008, she served on the Internet Safety Technical Task Force, formed by 49 state attorneys general and Fox Interactive/MySpace and based at Harvard University's Berkman Center for Internet & Society. She also works in close association with London-based Childnet International.
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Direct link: http://www.edutopia.org/digital-generation-teachers-vicki-davis-video