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Safer social media in schools

  1. 1. CAUTIONSocial Media
  2. 2. CAUTIONSocial Media
  3. 3. Dont Miss Out on a World of Wonder Safe, Effective Social Networking for SchoolsImage source Kevin McLaughlin @kvnmcl
  4. 4. Old ladies in wheelchairs with blankets over their legs, I don’t thinkImage source so…retired “mermaids.” the power of communication
  5. 5. • Over 800 million unique users visit YouTube each month• Over 4 billion hours of video are watched each month on YouTube• 72 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute
  6. 6. 2012 #numbers>340 million tweets every day >500 million users
  7. 7. YouTube Blogging Twitter Old Mill PSFacebook Website Old Mill PS connections
  8. 8. Old Mill PS connections
  9. 9. is threatening to dominate our lives and make us less human...Image Copyright of the case against
  10. 10. But..but...but... Did you read that Daily Mail article...Mrs. Winterbottom told me that she’d heard from her friend’s cousin.... the case against
  11. 11. DistractionAccess to unsuitable/illegal material Cyber BullyingFace to face interaction lost the case against
  12. 12. Is it worth it? the case against
  13. 13. Opens up Professional Development Access to a world of ideas and resourcesIncreased and interactive audienceSocial technology skills improved the case for
  14. 14. Clear security guidelinesEducate staff, pupils and parents Keep up to Like date Filter Monitor Moderate effective social networking
  15. 15. #quadblogging #comments4kids#ukedchat impact on teaching and learning
  16. 16. ...a shift from 9% Level 5 to 60% Level 5 in 12 months with ALL pupils making 2 years progress in 12 months for the last three consecutive years in Year 6...impact on teaching and learning
  17. 17. best practice
  18. 18. Old Mill Primary School’s Experience safer approach to using social media world wide audience improved use of written english
  19. 19. Social Media is not going awaySchools either learn how to use itor miss out on a world of wonder best practice
  20. 20. Dont Miss Out on a World of WonderSafe, Effective Social Networking forSchools Kevin McLaughlin @kvnmcl