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Social Media Safety for Kids in Ohio

You can’t teach children to be safe online too early!  Sheri Watkins shared lessons in online and social media safety with children during Safety City Week Plus in Dublin, OH.  She focused on gaming and cyber bullying with kids ages 6 to 8 years old. Have kids in your life who love technology?  Keep them […]

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Youth & Education in Michigan Tweet Chat

Hay There Social Media will be talking about youth and education in Michigan along with chat leaders, Michigan Nightlight, Chalkfly, 826 Michigan.  Parents, teachers, open to all! Curious how to join in on a TweetChat or a Twitter Party? Just head over to twitter.com (or use the Twitter app on your smartphone), sign in using […]

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HOW TO FIND – AND USE – SOCIAL MEDIA RESOURCES FOR EDUCATORS

By Sheri Watkins In the summer, most students and parents are thinking of camps, vacation and fun in the sun. While teachers enjoy some relaxation time, many spend the summer months preparing for the coming school year to ensure the best education for their students. One topic many teachers want to learn more about is […]

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Teaching Students How to Make Smart Online Decisions

Classes of sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students learned how to be responsible digital citizens as part of a forward-thinking effort by Detroit Country Day School in Beverly Hills, Mich. , when Building Better Families through Action and Hay There Social Media partnered to present information about social networking and online safety April 10 and 11. […]

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Local Students to Receive Social Media and Digital Citizenship Training

For today’s “tweens” — young teenagers between the ages of 9 to 13 — learning about reading, writing and arithmetic only covers a portion of what they need to know to become responsible, productive adults. With the ever-growing popularity of social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat, tweens also need to learn how […]

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HOW TO HELP STUDENTS CREATE A POSITIVE DIGITAL FOOTPRINT

We are pleased to share that Sheri Watkins, co-creator of Saving Face for Schools, has a post featured on Compass Learning Navigator. Check out this great blog post on, “How to Help Students Create a Positive Digital Footprint.“

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Snap, Chat, Poke: What’s the recommended allowance for kids and mobile apps?

By Sheri Watkins There’s a growing concern among parents of tech-savvy kids: Young children are getting their own smartphones and tablets, meaning they have access to more and more apps. Many of these are not appropriate for children, yet can be downloaded quickly and easily — usually for free! Our team expert, Sheri Watkins, recently posted […]

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Snapchat: The “Kid Friendly” Sexting App?

  By Sheri Watkins What is Snapchat?  If you are a parent, you should be aware of this popular app that may already be on your child’s smartphone. Snapchat is the fourth most popular social media app right now and the majority of users are between the ages of 13 and 18.  At first glance, […]

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Instagram for Kids PART 3

By Sheri Watkins In this video, parents can learn how to be sure PRIVACY SETTINGS are in place on Instagram. If you are the parent or teacher of a tween, help them use social media wisely and become positive digital citizens with our online video training course, “Saving Face for Parents of Tweens.” Get a […]

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