While technology is a powerful tool for teaching and learning, it's just as important to help students think about the risks of their online behaviors including identity theft, exposure to inappropriate material and potential cyberbullying.
"Goodness" can be infectious. We keep hearing about an epidemic of cyberbullying (actually there isn't one), but we'd much rather be talking about an epidemic of kindness because that's exactly what is happening right now.
I've been in the online safety world since 1994. Over the years, many individuals and groups have joined the efforts to protect kids online, but unfortunately, many online safety messages miss the mark.