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Trafalgar doesn’t shy away from social media - Montreal Families - November 2014 - Montreal

Check out this wonderful article Alissa Sklar wrote about our social media policy (ok, ok, it is a bit of shameless promotion. So sue me…) And since I am already on that bandwagon, let me share with you a link to a  59 more words

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Online Harassment is Pervasive, can we Tackle it Effectively?

Harassment online has been in the news again with the Gamergate controversy. In education, all of us are familiar with cyberbullying. This new PEW research survey demonstrates that more than 70% of adults have witnessed harassment online and 40% have been the victims of online harassment. 129 more words


For and Against Using Social Media in the Classroom

An Argument Against Using Technology in the Classroom

     While the use of technology in the classroom grows, and can be a very positive learning tool, I don’t believe that there is a place for social media in education. 1,080 more words


MediaSmarts Enables Slacking

MediaSmarts enables slacking, and I mean that in the best possible way. What I mean is this: it has such a wide range of topics, grade and age specific information, and resources for parents and teachers that it immensely reduced the amount of preparation time needed before approaching a subject with their students or children. 372 more words


Monica Lewinsky "Patient Zero" of Cyberbullying Encourages Conversations About Digital Citizenship

Yesterday we were all amazed by the public re-emergence of the notorious Monica Lewinsky, and the eloquence with which she spoke at Forbes’ Under 30 Summit. 297 more words

Its A Woman's World

Wednesday, October 22nd

Complete the DO NOW in your DO NOW Interactive Log.

DO NOW – 10/22/14 A digital citizen is one who knows what is right and wrong, exhibits intelligent technology behavior, and makes good choices when using technology. 92 more words


MediaSmarts Incorporated Into Teaching

This week I explored the MediaSmarts Website. My initial thoughts about this website was that it is confusing. I found myself confused as to where I should go next as the menus and layout of the website were difficult to sort through. 404 more words

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