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100

The security of people and their personal information when using the Internet.
What is online safety?

100

A number of interconnected computers, machines, or operations
What is a network?

100

Refers to any type of information in digital format including computer-generated text, graphics and animations, as well as photographs, animation, sound and video.
What is digital media?

100

A personal website on which an individual records opinions, links to other sites, information, etc. on a regular basis
What is a blog?

100

A device that translates digital computer signals into analog telephone signals and vice versa and allows computers to communicate over a phone line. Old School Internet connectivity.
What is a modem?

200

This person understands the rules of being good online; this usually includes email etiquette, protecting private information, staying safe online, and how to deal with cyberbullying, whether you're a target or a bystander.
What is a digital citizen?

200

Collection of data in machine-readable form, which can be manipulated by software to appear in many uses and varying arrangements.
What is a database?

200

A file format which compresses or shrinks voice and music files for transfer between electronic devices while retaining some level of quality.
What is MP3?

200

A multimedia digital file made available on the Internet for downloading to a portable media player, computer, etc
What is a podcast?

200

Computer networking or connectivity using radio signals instead of wires.
What is wireless?

300

The rules governing how computers on the Internet communicate and share information.
What is Internet Protocol?

300

A desktop computer or workstation that is capable of obtaining information and applications from a server, including web pages and services.
What is a client?

300

Direct electronic capture of an image within a camera without using film and processing. Images are saved as bit mapped pixels.
What is a digital photo?

300

The part of your blog website that you write regularly—usually just a paragraph or two long. Also called an “entry.”
What is a post?

300

A system for connecting a number of computer systems to form a local area network, with protocols to control the passing of information.
What is Ethernet?

400

This is set up by school leaders in conjunction with their technology needs and safety concerns. This policy restricts the manner in which a network may be used, and helps provide guidelines for teachers using technology in the classroom.
What is acceptable use policy or AUP?

400

A computer that provides client stations or web browsers with access to data, files and printers as shared resources to a computer network.
What is a server?

400

A video that has been digitized so that it can be controlled from a PC and displayed directly on a computer monitor.
What is digital video?

400

A way to post your reaction or ideas about a post made on a blog, which can become an interactive dialogue with the author.
What is a comment?

400

A standard for the short-range wireless interconnection of cellular phones, computers, and other electronic devices
What is Bluetooth?

500

A term for software designed and optimized for controlling what content is permitted to a reader, especially when it is used to restrict material delivered over the Web.
What is Internet filter?

500

This is a middle device that exchanges information between wireless like your computer or laptop and your Internet connection.
What is a wireless access point (AP)?

500

The technique of using computers to generate moving pictures. The majority is created one frame at a time and then edited into a continuous sequence. Often referred to as CGI.
What is animation?

500

A website that allows collaborative editing of its content and structure by its users
What is a wiki?

500

A radio network distributed over land areas called cells, each served by at least one fixed-location transceiver known as a cell site or base station. When joined together these cells provide radio or phone coverage over a wide geographic area.
What is a cellular network?