Why are tweens and teens so predisposed to communicating online? http://www.flickr.com/photos/kamshots/204036348/
It’s a lot like texting!Nearly two-thirds of teens - 63 percent - have a cell phone (8)47% of Teens Can Text with Eyes Closed (1)1 in 3 teens send 100-plus texts a day (2)1/4 of text messages sent by teens are sent during class. (14)50%of teens admit to text messaging while driving (8)Teens with phones averaged nearly 2,900 texts a month (14) http://www.flickr.com/photos/kamshots/204036348/
Teen social networking by the numbers (10) 51% check their sites more than once a day.22% check their sites more than 10 times a day. (12)39% have posted something they later regretted.37% have used the sites to make fun of other students.25% have created a profile with a false identity.24% have hacked into someone else's account.13% have posted nude or seminude pictures or videos of themselves or others online. http://www.flickr.com/photos/kamshots/204036348/
Web 1.0 refers to first generation Web-based content that was typically one-way static communication. Web 2.0(or social media) refers to second generation Web-based services that emphasizes two-way online collaboration and sharing among users.
Share Pair What platform do you see your teens using most?
2 Simple Social Media Rules Teens Need to Know About Never say anything you wouldn’t say to your mother What happens in Vegas stays on Facebook http://www.flickr.com/photos/nathannowack/1370695123 http://www.flickr.com/photos/calliope/3471244658/
Social Media Pitfalls Think about privacy Employment impact Cyber-bullying Sexting
Share Pair What do you think your students greatest opportunities and threats are with social media?
Addressing Social Media Create social media policy for students Create social media policy for staff Educate students, staff, and parents http://www.flickr.com/photos/wonderlane/37531816/
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