Workshop "Education in the Digital Age: A Reorientation for Parents"
This FREE workshop is for parents, both the tech savvy and the less technically inclined, who would like to develop family expectations around the use of technology to play, learn and connect.
'Parenting in the digital age' on slideshare
Parent Presentation Workshop Dalian.pdf
Examine children’s use
Increase awareness of the
around technology use
proactive parenting strategies
to maintain connections with children using the media they are using.
Learn how to
guide children in appropriate and safe interactions
on the Internet.
support and resources
to better understand these issues
Engaging with kids
for an outline/handout of the presentation.
This includes important
questions to discuss as a family
Many of these questions are
in the presentation!
Accompanying video resources:
Learn Now BC Cybersafe resources with Steve Dotto:
Brain POP Digital Citizenship
Great videos and resources! (Slow to load but worth it!)
Windows Live Family Safety
Child log-ins, filters, monitors and contact management
by Jennifer Dorman
Good Citizenship Online
Understanding Digital Kids (2).pdf
great internet safety links
for younger kids
50 Most Commonly Used
Cyber Safety videos
Top Ten Internet Safety Sites
by Larry Ferlazzo
: Identity, Cyberbullying, Predators... see right-hand sidebar
The door that never locks
Parent & Teachers Sections with: What's my kid doing? What's normal? Relationships? What do I need to know? What does my kid need to know?
There is NO such thing as ‘Privacy’ on Facebook
- A great guide of what to
share on Facebook & other social network sites.
- See their Reference Center for information on Bullying, Privacy, Social Media, Predators & Exploitation, Gaming & Addition, and the Internet.
David Truss' Links:
These are bookmark links that I will continually update as I find resources:
Parents as Partners Page
at Dalian Maple Leaf Foreign Nationals School
Pairadimes For Your Thoughts
Youth Safety on a Living Internet
(pdf)- Final Report, June 4, 2010. Referenced in the presentation.
Special Thanks to
Much of my presentation came from ideas shared in his presentations. I had the honour of co-presenting with him on an earlier version of these presentations,
(see #2 on this link)
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