Tools and Resources

Photo by Janet McKnight (CC BY 2.0)

Photo by Janet McKnight (CC BY 2.0)


Tools and Resources

Navigate through these tools and resources to continue the discussion of ethical issues that affect youth and education today.



How to report terms of service violations on social media sites by Crystal Hollis

Minimum age requirements for most social media sites by Shea Bennett (Media Bistro)


Digital Media Ethics By Charles Ess

Cyber-Safe Kids, Cyber-Savvy Teens: Helping Young People Learn To Use the Internet Safely and Responsibly by Nancy E. Willard

Generation MySpace: Helping Your Teen Survive Online Adolescence by Candice M. Kelsey

lol…OMG!: What Every Student Needs to Know About Online Reputation Management, Digital Citizenship and Cyberbullying by Matt Ivester

Academic Journals

International Journal of Cyber Ethics in Education (IJCEE)

Apps and Social Media Sites

Kuddle is a photosharing social media app geared towards children and teens. It encourages positive “netiquette” and gives effective control to parents. It is available to download for iPhone and Android.

PanicGuard is an app that users may turn on if they ever enter an unsafe area. One shake notifies emergency contacts such as family member or friend, who will look at any GPS information or video footage to evaluate the situation. They will then call emergency personnel.


Organizations with Information about Cyber Ethics

The National Initiative for Cybersecurity careers and studies (NICCS)

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