GEC Panel Discussion on Global Information: CIPA

Here are notes from my portion of the GEC Panel Discussion on Global Information

Key Takeaway: The best antidote to the Behavior Shifting algorithms is the Discerning, Empathetic Teacher who provides many resources for information acquisition (not just Internet).

CIPA Slide 1


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The Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) mandates that anyone receiving E-Rate discounts on their Internet access costs must filter all their computers, including staff computers. The Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) was enacted by Congress to address concerns about children’s access to obscene or harmful content over the Internet. Enacted. in 2000, updated in 2011  

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Children’s Internet Protection Act. (2017, September 8). U.S. Federal Communications Commission. Retrieved from

CHILDREN’S INTERNET PROTECTION ACT (CIPA) RULING, from Project Gutenberg Retrived from

Davis, V. (2017, November 1). What Your Students Really Need to Know About Digital Citizenship. Edutopia [Blog post]. Retrieved from

Davis, V. (2012). Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds: Move to Global Collaboration One Step at a Time. Pearson Publishing. 

Walter Kirn (@walterkirn), Twitter post, April 9, 2018,

Tik Tok: Reuters report

Watanabe-Crockett, L. (2017). Teaching global digital citizenship? Use these 10 essential questions. Retrieved from

CIPA and Safety Activity Templates

Visit these links for Activity Templates to facilitate student learning.   and


Learning  Resources

The Definition of Digital Citizenship from  the TeachThought website: 

What’s My Digital Footprint? from Common Sense Media:

Trillion Dollar Footprint (6-8) from Common Sense Media: 

“Creating a positive digital footprint” from The Digital Teacher: 

“Your Digital Footprint” from 

“Manage Your Digital Footprint” from Delaware Department of Education:

Teaching Media Literacy from PBS Education: