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Tips for Getting Cached Material Removed from Search Engines


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Link: http://www.connectsafely.org/Safety-Tips/tips-for-...
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Content deleted on the internet can still exist as "cached" or archived content in the Google Search index, this tip sheet explains how to expidite the removal process.

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Safety Tips & Advice


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Link: https://www.connectsafely.org/safety-tips-advice/
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Page of safety tips for parents, youth and educators on the use of smart phone, social networking and related social media and mobile communication issues.

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Mozilla Firefox


Contributed by: Goodwill Community Foundation International
Link: http://www.gcflearnfree.org/mozillafirefox
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Mozilla Firefox is a web browser that is an alternative to Internet Explorer. Firefox includes a variety of additional features such as extensions, themes, and tabbed browsing that can make your Internet experience more enjoyable and productive.

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Job Success


Contributed by: Goodwill Community Foundation International
Link: http://www.gcflearnfree.org/jobsuccess
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Want to learn more about time management? Do you need help communicating with your boss? Workplace Development discusses important factors in workplace success and what you can do to influence your career in positive ways.

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Workplace Basics


Contributed by: Goodwill Community Foundation International
Link: http://www.gcflearnfree.org/workplacebasics
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Starting a new job and want to make a good impression? In this tutorial, you will understand what is expected of you as a new employee. In addition, you will learn how to complete employee paperwork and what you need to know about your pay, benefits, time off and more.

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Internet 101


Contributed by: Goodwill Community Foundation International
Link: http://www.gcflearnfree.org/internet101
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This introductory course will guide you through the basics of the Internet.

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Social Web Tips for Parents


Contributed by: ConnectSafely
Link: http://www.connectsafely.org/Safety-Tips/social-we...
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These tips for parents about safety on the social Web are based on the latest research from the Crimes Against Children Research Center at the University of New Hampshire (with input from our colleagues there)

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Social Web Tips for Teens


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Link: http://www.connectsafely.org/Safety-Tips/social-we...
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These tips, based on the latest research, will help teens' socializing stay fun and safe on both the fixed and mobile social Web.

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Tips to Create and Manage Strong Passwords


Contributed by: ConnectSafely
Link: http://www.connectsafely.org/Safety-Tips/tips-to-c...
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Provides tips on how to create and manage a strong password as it is your first line of defense against intruders and imposters.

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Safety Tips & Advice


Contributed by: ConnectSafely
Link: https://www.connectsafely.org/safety-tips-advice/
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Page of safety tips for parents, youth and educators on the use of smart phone, social networking and related social media and mobile communication issues.

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Tips to help stop Cyberbullying


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Link: http://www.connectsafely.org/Safety-Tips/tips-to-h...
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Here are some tips if you or someone you know is being bullied - and advice for ending (or preventing) the cycle of aggression.

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Virtual World Safety Tips for Parents of Teens


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Link: http://www.connectsafely.org/Safety-Tips/virtual-w...
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Virtual worlds are online spaces where people create avatars (graphical representations of themselves) through which they communicate, socialize, learn, shop, play games, and generally express themselves. There are hundreds of virtual worlds on the Web aimed at users of all ages. Most aimed at youth have safety features, such as language filtering that restricts explicit, mean, or profane language. Some virtual worlds have people monitoring user behavior, while others leave it up to users to police themselves and their community. Here are some pointers for parents to speak with their teens regarding safe, constructive in-world experiences.

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Kids' Virtual World Safety Tips


Contributed by: ConnectSafely
Link: http://www.connectsafely.org/Safety-Tips/virtual-w...
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Virtual worlds are online spaces where kids create avatars (kind of like cartoon characters) through which they communicate, socialize, learn, shop, play games, and generally express themselves. There are hundreds of virtual worlds on the Web aimed at users of all ages. This provides tips for safe, constructive, in-world experiences.

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Tips for GPS Location-Sharing


Contributed by: ConnectSafely
Link: http://www.connectsafely.org/Safety-Tips/gps-locat...
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Most "smart phones" and even some regular cellphones allow you to run location-sharing software that uses the phone’s GPS capability to let friends and family know your exact location. This provides tips on how to be safe using this capability.

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Tips for Smart Video Games


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Link: http://www.connectsafely.org/Safety-Tips/smart-tip...
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A tip sheet on how to be smart and safe when playing video games.

From the Creative Minds of 21st Century Librarians


Contributed by: Center for Digital Literacy (CDL)
Link: http://digital-literacy.syr.edu/page/view/221
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This 275-page free downloadable resource contains dozens of lesson plans that implement the American Association for School Librarians’ Standards for the 21st-Century Learner in the context of the curriculum. Contributing authors include more than 30 teacher-librarians.

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Alaska Internet Circle of Safety


Contributed by: Alaska Library Association, Contributed by: Alaska State Library
Link: http://www.akla.org/safety/index.html
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The Alaska Internet Circle of Safety is a resource for adults who would like to teach their children to be responsible online citizens. The project was funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and is a joint effort of the Alaska State Library and the Alaska Library Association.

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Sites for Parents, Caregivers, Teachers & Others


Contributed by: Association for Library Service to Children
Link: http://gws.ala.org/
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Links to Web sites specifically geared for parents, caregivers, teachers and others to help them teach children to surf safely and find carefully reviewed educational Web resources.

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How to Tell if You’re Looking At a Great Web Site


Contributed by: Association for Library Service to Children
Link: http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/alsc/greatwebsit...
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Children’s librarians evaluate books, magazines, tapes, and software for children to find the best of all. Web sites are no exception. On this page, we have collected some excellent sites for young people. "Children" are defined as persons of ages up to and including fourteen and Web sites for this entire age range are considered. We will share with you what we look for in a great Web site.

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The Lamplatoon Wants You


Contributed by: The LAMP
Link: The Lamp
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LAMPlatoon is The LAMP's online video project where participants can remix existing commercials with their own thoughts and criticisms about the ad. "The LAMPlatoon Wants YOU!" is a step-by-step guide which educators can use for creating these 'broken commercials' and exploring basic advertising literacy concepts with students. There are no costs to the educator with LAMPlatoon, and LAMP staff are available as additional support along the way.

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