Category Archive: Social Media

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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Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2016/03/03/what-do-students-need-to-know-about-internet-safety-and-digital-citizenship/

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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Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2016/01/01/23/

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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Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2016/01/01/how-teens-share-information-on-social-media/

Jan 01

Likes and Self Esteem

How can a simple button have so much impact on self esteem? For today’s teens it can be directly related. When that Like button is clicked it means people like what you have to say and people think what you share is important. It means people are paying attention to you. For teens there is …

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Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2016/01/01/likes-and-self-esteem/

Dec 16

How Important Is My Social Media Footprint? [online training course]

Atomic Learning has an online social media “footprint” class available for both parents and students. Your social media footprint is important and can follow you forever. This training offers some suggestions for managing your social media footprint and being more vigilant in the future. By the end of the training, you’ll be able to: Analyze your social media footprint …

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Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2015/12/16/footprint/

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