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Tuesday, December 4 • 8:45am - 9:45am
Digital Lifeguards: Web Safety & Digital Citizenship Surfing Lessons 101

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Here’s a gnarly fact: the average teen spends 9 hours in front of a screen PER DAY! Are you concerned about their safety online? Do you worry about how kids are interacting with other web surfers? Us too, dudes! Web safety and digital citizenship are important topics that we all too often ignore in our classrooms and daily lives. Come take some web surfing lessons and learn just want it means to be a good, safe digital citizen in an age of turbulent waters. We will provide lesson plans, parent handouts, articles, resources, and videos for the classroom. Teachers will leave with lots of ideas and materials to use with students, while administrators and school leaders will get a crash course on steering the digital citizenSHIP in your own ocean. Feel confident about implementing all the other awesome tools you’ve learned about here at VSTE, knowing you have a stable surfboard of web safety and digital citizenship strategies keeping you afloat. There will be resources to share with families, too!

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Allison Starks

Learning Technology Integrator, Albemarle County Public Schools
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Berkley Todd

Assistant Director for Technology Integration, Albemarle County Public Schools

Tuesday December 4, 2018 8:45am - 9:45am EST