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

  • by: Deborah Harris

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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