On-Line Messages Live Permanently On the Web
More stories are being shared about the student who is busy "preparing for the future", yet at the same time, placing regrettable images and words on-line that will sabotage those efforts. It's up to schools and parents to educate our kids early and consistently about the immutable nature of their digital portfolio - another responsibility associated with technology and most definitely a part of tech literacy.
The wake-up call? College admission officers and job recruiters are increasingly using a student's digital record as a "credential".
Here's a video that you can share -- unlike footprints in the sand, your digital tattoo lives on . . . and doesn't disappear with the next wave. Good lessons: keep it up, keep it clean, make it smart and collaborate with other like-intended minds.
Let us know of other videos about this topic -- See also related article & video in The Daily Riff:
"Your Child's Digital Dossier".