Avoiding the Pitfalls of Social Media

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The drawbacks of social media are well-documented—like anonymous trolls posting negative comments just to spark controversy. However, said Jamie Knowles, Senior Manager of Educator Professional Learning Programs at Common Sense Media, social media also has the ability to help users share their stories and shed a positive light on their activities. In addition to negative commentary, Knowles acknowledged other challenges to adopting social media for education.

Program Combatting Privacy and Tech Overuse Encourages Students to Take Control

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Dignity—it’s not a word often associated with social media and online interaction. This broadcast was hosted by edWeb.net and Common Sense Education and sponsored by Symantec. Gaia’s research has been featured extensively in the media including the New York Times , Forbes , ABC News, and Psychology Today. Symantec was founded in 1982 by visionary computer scientists. edWeb Blog digital literacy Social Media Technology

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Tips for teaching students with Autism about digital citizenship

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In “ Teaching Students with Autism about Digital Citizenship ,” a webinar hosted by edWeb.net and Common Sense Education , and sponsored by Symantec , Liang discussed her teaching strategies for incorporating digital citizenship at Cumberland Academy of Georgia—all which can apply to any student, and not just students with Autism. Digital citizenship at Cumberland Academy began when the school started thinking about 21st century social skills. “A

Teaching Students with Autism about Digital Citizenship

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In “ Teaching Students with Autism about Digital Citizenship ,” a webinar hosted by edWeb.net and Common Sense Education and sponsored by Symantec , Jennifer discussed her teaching strategies for incorporating digital citizenship at Cumberland Academy of Georgia. Digital citizenship at Cumberland Academy began when the school started thinking 21st about century social skills. “A This broadcast was hosted by edWeb.net and Common Sense Education and sponsored by Symantec.

Using Social-Emotional Learning to Combat Digital Stress

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But that 24/7 environment has also brought increased stress to students’ lives as issues they encounter at school, especially on social media, follow them home. Integrate technology and social media into lessons where appropriate to model good citizenship.

Teaching cybersecurity to your students: 3 basic tips

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According to a study done by Symantec , apps with the most cybersecurity issues are lifestyle apps, which account for 27 percent of malicious apps. Some are through emails, SMS text messages, social media, and even fake tech support phone calls/voicemails. Social Security numbers, bank account information or other passwords should not be shared with strangers just because they asked; Text riddled with errors.

Reducing Online Security and Privacy Risk in Your School

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Student privacy and school security are growing concerns in schools that can have consequences from negative media attention to losing parent and student trust. Bill Fitzgerald, Director of the Privacy Evaluation Initiative for Common Sense Media, provided simple ways to assess online privacy and security in “ Online Security, Privacy, and Risk: How to Avoid Becoming a Headline.” Read your school’s social media guidelines and review your privacy settings.

Top Edtech Classroom Tools

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Adobe Spark : This flexible design tool lets teachers and students design everything from a web page to a social media post. DIY.org : According to Higgin, this is the best community in youth media and learning products. Social Studies Stunners. This broadcast was hosted by Common Sense Education and sponsored by Symantec. Previously, he taught writing and media literacy for six years, and has a Ph.D.

Becoming Digital Citizens in the Classroom

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Media or instructional technology specialists can teach during electives like media and library. District-wide digcit calls to action can be announced on social media sites with hashtags. The edWebinar referenced above was hosted by Common Sense Education and sponsored by Symantec. Symantec was founded in 1982 by visionary computer scientists.

7 beginner’s steps in digital citizenship for any district

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Life Schools Charter School’s digital citizenship initiative began when they started to notice that many students were posting on social media about their location and other personal details. This broadcast was hosted by edWeb.net and Common Sense Education and sponsored by Symantec. How should an entire district begin teaching digital citizenship? To begin with, creativity, flexibility and strong goals are a must.

Get Started with Digital Citizenship in Your District

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Life Schools Charter School’s digital citizenship initiative began when they started to notice that many students were posting on social media about their location and other personal details. This broadcast was hosted by edWeb.net and Common Sense Education and sponsored by Symantec. Symantec was founded in 1982 by visionary computer scientists. How should an entire district begin teaching digital citizenship? Creativity, flexibility, and strong goals are a must.

Coding and Computer Science during CSEdWeek

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The Digital Learning & Leadership PLC, hosted by Common Sense Education and sponsored by Symantec , hosted the webinar, “ Now I Have to Teach Coding? A Beginner’s Guide ” was hosted by edWeb.net and Common Sense Education and sponsored by Symantec. Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek) is an annual initiative that aims to inspire K-12 students to take interest in computer science. During this annual program, schools around the world host their own Hour of Code ™.