The drawbacks of social media are well-documented—like anonymous trolls posting negative comments just to spark controversy. However, said Jamie Knowles, Senior Manager of Educator Professional Learning Programs at Common Sense Media, social media also has the ability to help users share their stories and shed a positive light on their activities. In his presentation, “Educators and Social Media: Avoiding the Pitfalls,” Knowles discussed some challenges of using social media but also the positive ways schools are using it to educate and communicate with their families.
In this edWebinar, Heather Callihan of Northwest Public Schools in Nebraska shows how make your students responsible and fluent social media users.
This webinar will present a practical look at the main social media outlets and how to optimize them to reach your constituency.