Digital Identity of K-12

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Digital Identity of K-12


Wednesday 5H

Convener: Akiko ORITA

Notes-taker(s): Akiko ORITA


Tags for the session - technology discussed/ideas considered:

education, privacy


Discussion notes, key understandings, outstanding questions, observations, and, if appropriate to this discussion: action items, next steps:


After introducing the Internet usage by K-12 in Japan, we discussed followings;


1) How do they manage digital identities?

2) How do they learn about identity and privacy?

3) What can we do for them?


Comments; 
  • Do teens feel themselves safe or are they safe really?
  • What “risky” means varies by generation. Resilience is important.
  • We can’t solve the problem at the level that created the problem.
  • It is necessary to educate not only students but also teachers and parents. Kids are often more aware of online risk than teachers.
  • Real-name policy in US must be considered.