Shorecrest Preparatory School Blog

Your Cyber-Résumé - Part II

Posted by Katie Koestner on Dec 18, 2016 8:00:00 PM

Information is Forever

Once something is posted online, it can be accessible forever. What was cool, funny, or innocuous at age 16 or 18 could prove embarrassing or even damaging when you're 24 or 42. Even if you delete something, anything you post could be "cached" or stored by search engines. The website www.archive.org operates the "Wayback Machine" that resurrects old versions of websites, even if content has changed or been removed.
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Topics: Parenting, Technology, Student Safety

Your Cyber-Résumé - Part I

Posted by Katie Koestner on Dec 15, 2016 4:09:00 PM

Introduction for Kids:

In your school, you're probably known for more than just your name. You may be the star basketball player, the most likely to succeed, or the best dressed. You work hard to earn your reputation through hours of practice, dedication to studies, or commitment to fashion. But how would you describe your reputation on the Web?
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Topics: Parenting, Technology, Student Safety