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284: Seven ways to shift your relationship with social media this Summer

The Thinking Stick

In this episode, we discuss our latest free on-pager to help you reimagine your relationship with social media this summer. framework: B – Boundaries: What is ONE new boundary you might set for your use of social media? E – Emphasize curiosity: how might you encourage more conversations?

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How a State E-rate Coordinator Drives Digital Access

Education Superhighway

She is the current Digital Access Coordinator for the Learning Technology Center of Illinois (LTC) and an Illinois State E-rate Coordinator. Moreover, Mindy serves on several state and national associations such as the State Education Technology Directors Association (SETDA) and State E-rate Coordinator Alliance (SECA).

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Communicating and Connecting With Social Media (An Excerpt)

A Principal's Reflections

The book is entitled Communicating & Connecting With Social Media: Essentials for Principals and will be available from Solution Tree on May 19, 2011 Using Twitter to Build Your School’s Brand The good news is that open-communication practices in a social media world don’t have to be intimidating.

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Navigating Social Media as a Parent

Tech Helpful

E-parenting is not an easy task. Recently I attended an e-parenting workshop at a local school here in Chattanooga and the speaker shared a great social media rating guide: This can be found at Follow your kids on social media. Look at their history. Don't be afraid to say no.

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Virtual Virtuoso: Optimal user experience features for e-learning


Nevertheless, as virus rates continue to surge in many parts of the US and more and more schools are choosing to keep their buildings shuttered through at least the first half of the fall semester, it looks as though distance learning may be here to stay for a while. Use social media and class message boards.

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Understanding the legal implications of using web filters in K-12 schools


CIPA requires schools or libraries eligible to receive discounts through the E-rate program to adopt and implement an internet safety policy. This includes how to interact appropriately with others on social media websites, email and the like, which falls under the Protecting Children in the 21st Century Act.

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Exploring different types of web filters for K-12 schools


If a school receives E-rate program discounts for Internet access, they need to follow CIPA guidelines, including implementing a web filter. For example, a school district may want to completely restrict access to social media sites during school hours.

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