Family University Featuring Digital Citizenship
September 22, 2021
Our first 2021-22 Family University virtual event will highlight digital citizenship for both students and families.
LIve Sessions Schedule:
5:30p - Digital Student Success in a Modern World
Join us for a Live Session with Securly Internet's Mike Jolley to hear why and how internet filtering makes a difference for our students.
6:15p - eSports Family Workshop
Colleges everywhere are investigating eSports, competitive, online video gaming teams, and they offering scholarships. In this session, we invite families to hear how eSports are growing in Wichita 259 and the student opportunities available.
On Demand Sessions - Available at Any Time
BASICS OF DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP - Created by our Friends at Exploration Place
Discover how to F.I.B.! Digital Citizenship includes your (digital) footprint, image, and balance.
BRAINPOP AND DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP FOR FAMILIES
What is media literacy? Our friends at BrainPOP share a family workshop on media literacy and digital citizenship.
;HAVING THE RIGHT DIGITAL FOOTPRINT FOR YOUR FUTURE
Middle and High School FamiliesSocial media is used by potential employers to check job applicants' qualifications, assess their professionalism and trustworthiness, reveal negative attributes, determine whether job applicants post ay problematic content. In this session, we welcome employers, military, and college recruiters to share insight on what companies and scholarship providers are looking for in digital footprints. Learn the do's and don'ts for creating the best presence online.SEESAW FOR ELEMENTARY FAMILIESIn this session, we welcome Seesaw's Alisa Feng who shares some of the great features Seesaw offers for families.
- Seesaw gives students a place to document their learning, be creative and learn how to use technology.
- Each student gets their own journal and will add things to it, like photos, videos, drawings, or notes.
- When there are new Seesaw posts, families can be notified via app notification, email or SMS.
- Parents are only notified about their own child’s work, and all data is safe and secure.
READ ALOUD STORY - IF YOU GIVE A MOUSE AN iPHONE
From the New York Times-bestselling author of Goodnight iPad comes a delightful new commentary, voiced by Fred Armisen, on the perils of our tech-obsessed lives and a fully charged romp for readers of all ages.FINDING MEDIA BALANCE WITH COMMON SENSE MEDIA
Helping students learn what makes different media choices healthy or not is a good start. But how do we help them actually make responsible choices in the real world? In this session, Common Sense Media's Jennifer Ehehalt walks students through discovering the right media balance and creating their own personalized media plan.
FAMILIES - For more resources on media balance, please visit this link.SOCIAL MEDIA CLEANUP - TIPS FOR STUDENTS AND JOB SEEKERSFor students seeking a new job or even applying to colleges, this is the time to get a head start on spring cleaning social media. What is posted online can have some serious consequences. Etiquette expert Akilah Easter shares her tips for positive digital footprint.