How Kids Get In Trouble Online: A Guide for Teachers & Librarians


One way to stay out of trouble is to know how to get into trouble. Please add to this list.

LESS SERIOUS
Forgetting to log off a public computer.
Losing passwords
Snooping in another person's email account
Using a cell phone during school.
Spending huge amounts of time doing very little.

MORE SERIOUS
Installing keylogger to steal another person's password, e.g., RuneScape account
Visiting pornographic websites
Anonymous comments to school administrators
Flaming others in comments with fake names
Sending emails from another persons account
Using mom or dad's credit card without permission

September 2008, Warren Buckleitner