Social media guidelines: how will we get there?

Sorry, Talking Heads, I couldn’t resist: And you may find yourself in a what’sapp chat And you may find yourself doing a hashtag (#) search And you may find yourself behind the curve in a social media world And you may find yourself wanting to  make sure your students are safe And you may ask yourself, “Well, how did I get here?” We were asked to collaborate with other members of the cohort for our final Course 2 project. Steve Weatherell, Stephen Reiach, and I realized that our schools lack a cohesive set of guidelines and/or policies and worked together to create … Continue reading Social media guidelines: how will we get there?

Impact

BIG IMPACT. small impact. No matter–just make a difference. The world is made better one step at a time, and technology makes it easier for us to reach out. Perhaps you heard of Kevin Curwick, a Minnesota teen, who decided to fight cyber-bullying at his school using Twitter. He started @OsseoNiceThings in 2012 to spread kindness throughout his school one tweet at a time. With over 4500 followers, it’s clear that this simple action has made a big difference in his school. Talin Scherping always puts others before himself. Whether it’s out on the field or in the classroom, he’s … Continue reading Impact