What is a Digital Citizen?
The Grandma Rule
Never put out personal information online, anybody can see it.
Never trust somebody you do not know because it can lead to severe problems.
Always make sure you log out on a website.
Make sure the site is secure and does not hold a potential virus.
Viruses, Hackers, Malware, and Worms
Malware: a malicious software program which causes a computer to run slow
Hackers: a computer user who attempts to steal unauthorized access to a computer
Worms: exploit security software to multiple in machines
Get and update an anti-virus software regularly!
Effective Google Searching
Use " " to make a word specific
Use - when you do not want the search to include something. For example, you search blue dolphin and you want the animal and it brings up restaurants. Next to your search type
-restaurants and it will take out all the restaurant sites.
Use + as and
Use * as wild card when you do not know everything
Use | as or
Be selective in your terms!
Also, when you use google images, use the drop zone. The drop zone searches for images that are similar to the one you put in the drop box.
Short Cut Keys
Command c will copy what you have highlighted.
Command p will paste what ever you have copied.
Command shift 4 will allow you to take a screen shot.
Command s will save what you are doing.
Command a will highlight everything.
Command p will bring up the option to print.
These are just some of the short cut keys that will help you out.