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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 Dentists Use Social Media

By Sheri Watkins. Have you tweeted with your dentist today? Many dentists are now using the power of social media to connect with current and future patients and establishing themselves as expert voices in the field of dentistry! Dentists using social media are taking advantage of a great opportunity to interact with current patients and […]

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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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Do You “Over-Sharent?:” Social Media, Parenting & Knowing When to Stop Posting About Your Children

By Emily A. Hay Ultrasound photos and shots from the delivery room. Detailed descriptions of potty training hits and, um, misses. Injecting parental anecdotes into seemingly non-offspring related conversations. We’ve all been around moms or dads who share Too Much Information, right? But take that behavior (even though it comes from a good intention), mix […]

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Social Media Help for Parents of Tweens at the KidsLinked Festival

Hay There Social Media was proud to be one of hundreds of businesses that recently participated in the Kidslinked Music and Arts Harvest Festival in Columbus, OH.  The weather cooperated and families came out in droves!  (PS a big congratulations to our friend, Renee Belbeck and the National Association of W.O.M.E.N., for their partnership with […]

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Girls & Cyberbullying

By Sheri Watkins According to Microsoft’s recent worldwide online bullying survey, girls are more likely to be bullied online: 55% vs. 24% of boys. Also, those who bully online are twice as likely to be victims of cyberbullying themselves. These statistics may surprise you, but cyberbullying seems to be more prevalent among girls; both as […]

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Do your kids mind their social media manners?

One main focus of good parenting is teaching good manners. As parents one of the first lessons we teach is to say please and thank you, and to be polite in our interactions with others. But have you talked with your child about good social media manners? Obviously many of the same rules apply online […]

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Is My Tween Sharing Too Much About Her Life on Social Media?

Remember the shampoo ad from years ago…. “She told 2 friends, and they told 2 friends, and they told 2 friends, and so on and so on and so on….?” In today’s social media language, this is more like, “She shared with 500 friends and they shared with 500 friends, and so on, and so on, […]

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