Parent presentation 2010-11


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For the 2010-11 school year, we surveyed students again, but this time asked about what issues concern them. We learned that many had never heard of a "digital footprint" so that became the backbone of our talks this year.

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Parent presentation 2010-11

  1. 1. Parenting in a Digital World CWA Parent Workshop January, 19 th 2011 Holly Lara and Sam Harris
  2. 2. Topics: <ul><li>Overview of the evening </li></ul><ul><li>Survey Results: CWA Student perceptions vs. Parent/Guardian perceptions </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Footprints </li></ul><ul><li>Online Privacy </li></ul><ul><li>Anonymity and Ethical Choices </li></ul><ul><li>Cyberbullying Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Other topics and links to resources </li></ul>
  3. 3. Survey Results <ul><li>Cell Phones </li></ul><ul><li>Issues with online homework? </li></ul><ul><li>What are kids doing online? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Parent Responses vs. Student Responses </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What issues are important? </li></ul><ul><li>What did you want us to know? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Survey Results: Cell Phones
  5. 5. Survey Results: Online Homework
  6. 6. Survey Results : Have you/your child ever…
  7. 7. Survey Results: Important Issues <ul><li>Parents’ responses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Privacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Managing Online Homework </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital Footprints </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Anonymity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multitasking </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Students’ responses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Privacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Managing Online Homework </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Networking Pros and cons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cyberbullying </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multitasking </li></ul></ul>46% of students don’t know anything about digital footprints .
  8. 8. Survey Results: What’s next? <ul><li>Discussion with faculty </li></ul><ul><li>Pro/Con discussion with students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Small groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Real World Examples </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strategies and modeling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital Footprints! </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>&quot;It is a constant surprise to those of us over a certain age, let's say 30, that large parts of our life can end up online... But that's not a behavior anyone under 30 has had to unlearn.” </li></ul><ul><li>Clay Shirky , </li></ul><ul><li>writer, consultant and teacher on the social and economic effects of technology. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Digital Footprints? <ul><li>What are they? </li></ul><ul><li>How do you find yours? </li></ul><ul><li>Things to consider… </li></ul><ul><li>I don’t want one! Too bad… </li></ul><ul><li>Thinking long-term… </li></ul><ul><li>“ Google” yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Spezify </li></ul><ul><li>Personas </li></ul><ul><li>Spokeo </li></ul>
  11. 11. Privacy: Balancing safety and independence <ul><li>One size does not fit all. </li></ul><ul><li>Keep talking about it…and say ‘yes’ when you can. </li></ul><ul><li>Strategies that have worked for others… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Frequent reminders or check-ins about common issues: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Stranger danger, private vs. public information, cyberbullying. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All ‘screens’ in common household areas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Common area for charging phones/gadgets and/or a technology curfew </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Get to know the apps your kids are using…and use them too. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Technological solutions? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Safetyweb </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Shield </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google “parental controls” </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Facebook <ul><li>The Facebook Guide for Parents </li></ul><ul><li>No, everyone doesn’t have a Facebook account. </li></ul><ul><li>Are you 13? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Built-in protections for ages 13 – 17 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Modeling positive online interactions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Do you have a Facebook account? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Are you Facebook friends with your kids? </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Anonymity and Ethical Choices <ul><li>What does the world model for us? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NY Times: Anonymity Breeds Contempt </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NPR: Gotcha! Why Online Anonymity May be Fading </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Harvard: Citizen Media Law Project resources on Anonymity </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What are we modeling for our students? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Curriculum examples </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grandma rule! </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Cyberbullying <ul><li>Encourage kids to talk to a trusted adult if they feel bullied. </li></ul><ul><li>Be proactive: Talk about what it is, how it feels to be bullied and what to do BEFORE it happens. </li></ul><ul><li>Role play: What does it look like to be a bully, bystander and victim. </li></ul><ul><li>Ask for help! Check for resources at Holly and Sam’s Blog </li></ul>
  15. 15. Additional Resources <ul><li>Multitasking: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Seattle Times article on Stanford Study </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cyberbullying: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Recent TNT Articles: Gays often targets of bullies and Blindsided by Bullies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Holly and Sam’s Blog Resources and Delicious Bookmarks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Digital Footprints: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Delete Me! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pew Research on Digital Footprints </li></ul></ul>