Category: Social Media

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?

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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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Jan 01

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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Jan 01

How Teens Share Information on Social Media

Social media sites are outlets for teens to share information about themselves. The shear number of social media outlets provide teens easy ways to communicate, post pictures or videos, and share thoughts and respond to others. According to a Pew Research study 81% of online teens users have an account on social media.  Do you know …

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