As educators we are responsible for the safety of our students and their information. The first step in accomplishing this goal is knowing how to best protect ourselves.
Even if you know the source of an email or social media post, if it looks suspicious, delete it!
Use strong passwords or passphrases and change them regularly. NEVER share your password with anyone.
Protect the valuable information on your computers and mobile devices by making an electronic copy and storing it safely.
Be careful about posting personal information about yourself or others. You never really know who might see it.
Internet Safety: Digital Citizenship
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