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Chatting with Kids About Being Online

Technology is constantly evolving. So are the risks associated with it. You can reduce these risks by talking to your kids about how they communicate — online and off — and encouraging them to think critically and act in a way they can be proud of. Continue the conversation at home – check out some great tips in the attached PDF document.

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How to Recognize Phishing Attacks

Phishing is the attempt to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details (and sometimes, indirectly, money), often for malicious reasons, by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication. It happens a lot, and it’s worthwhile to stay vigilant. Not all phishing attempts will be via email, as some occur over the phone, or in other formats. Here’s how spot and recognize phishing.

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Got Google? Now What? [slides] #OSBACC

Here are the slides, with linked resources from the presentation today at OSBA in Columbus. Open the slides (a PDF document) below to review the material, and follow the links to resources, etc.

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2 Tips to Manage Unwanted Email

We all hate the annoying emails in our inbox every day – you know the type – “Free this!,” or “Sign up for that,” etc. All the stuff you don’t want, and don’t have time for. So, is there a better way to manage it? You bet! Here are two great strategies.

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Kenston Schools Guide to Lucidpress

Lucidpress is a web-based layout and design tool that allows users to collaborate in real time to create stunning content, including newsletters, magazines, digital presentations, and more. Everything made in Lucidpress can be printed or shared digitally, and nearly every project can begin from one of our ready-to-use templates. Students and teachers can make comments, add images, import videos, and much more—all without leaving the editor.

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Learn More About Google Chat

With Google Chat, you can send and receive instant messages with anyone using Google Chat, Hangouts, or certain third-party apps.

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How to delete your cache, history, and other browser data

You have control over your browsing data. This data includes things like your browsing and download history and saved form data. Use the “Clear browsing data” dialog to delete all your data or just a portion of your data, collected during a specific period of time.