on red alerts … !!!

What’s your digital footprint?  I wear size fifteen wide!

We’ve been looking at what we should teach our seventh graders about internet safety and security, digital citizenship, and their digital personas.

A visitor to campus recently mentioned that he was surprised how few college students know, “Even basic things about their digital footprints like setting up a Google Alert for their own names.”

Wha?!?!?!?  How could I not have thought of doing that?

Needless to say, setting up a Google Alert for your own name will be one of the lessons that we incorporate into our Computer Basics unit.

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