Being a Web-Mensch: When Jewish Values and Technology Coincide and Collide

Dec 20, 2007

Do you fear that your students’ ethical sense disappears when they “log in?” The Internet offers infinite resources, but its use carries a responsibility as well. Are kids practicing respect for all people (k’vod habriyot) when they post on MySpace? Are they stealing (lo tignov) when they “borrow” someone else’s words for a paper? Do they commit lashon hara when they IM? We will explore the ways our students are using the Internet and how we can encourage them to “double-click with derech eretz.”
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