Category Archive: Social Media

Mar 17

Digital Drama

To adults, digital drama and cyberbullying may seem one and the same. To adolescents, there is a difference. Digital drama describes the everyday tiffs and disputes that occur between friends or acquaintances. Learn how you can help your student develop and maintain positive relationships in a digital context.

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Feb 03

Information Literacy: Raising Media-Savvy Kids

According to a study by the Stanford History Group, over 80% of students are unable to “distinguish between…’sponsored content’ and a real news story on a website” (Shellenbarger, 2016). Because anyone with a phone can create and publish content online, how can we help our kids critically evaluate information?

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2017/02/03/news-literacy-how-to-spot-fake-news/

Dec 15

Monitor? Or Mentor?

New technologies are changing our relationships with each other. As parents of digital natives, how can we help our kids navigate these new digital social environments? Should we monitor everything that they’re saying and sharing online?

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2016/12/15/monitor-or-mentor/

Mar 21

Do You Know How to Stay Safe Online? (A Free Event)

Do you know how to stay safe online? Attend Safe Shelter of St. Vrain’s FREE evening training for Youth, Parents and Educators – Thursday, April 14 (6-9 PM). Register for the Event For more information click here.   Evening Flyer Eng_Esp FINAL Evening Flyer Eng_Esp FINAL

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Mar 03

What Do Students Need to Know About Internet Safety and Digital Citizenship?

The important topics of Internet Safety and Digital Citizenship are covered in this online course created by Atomic Learning. This course is best suited for 6th-12th grade students. If you would like elementary resources on the topic, do not hesitate to contact me (mcbreen_joseph@svvsd.org). Go to https://www.atomiclearning.com/k12/internet-safety-digital-citizenship-training and enter your St. Vrain parent username and password (username …

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