Category: Social Media

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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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?

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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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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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YouTube

YouTube offers content that educates and entertains its viewers. It is easy to get lost in this vast library of user-generated material.  Kids just love discovering new videos, but not content is not appropriate for kids. Common Sense Media has posted A Parent’s Ultimate Guide to YouTube to provides suggestions on how parents can enjoy …

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