Did I Enable a Cyberbully? Learning to Embrace Social Media in the Elementary Classroom

A session at BIT15 - Bring IT,Together 2015

Friday 6th November, 2015

1:00pm to 1:50pm (EST)

What do we do as educators when cyberbullying happens with our students and invades our learning space? How does a 12 year-old understand the long-lasting impact of their online decisions? In this session, follow the journey of a typical grade 6 class when a cyber-bullying incident (on Instagram) became a tangible reality for both students and parents. Through inquiry, students worked across the curriculum to determine “How can our class use social media for good?” and “How can we prevent social media being used as a weapon?” Learn how students came to understand the concept of digital citizenship and the critical role they each play in their digital communities. Come to this session to hear about successes, challenges, and lessons learned as social media and access to multiple digital technologies become a reality in today’s classrooms.

About the speakers

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Diana Hale

Mom in the YRDSB | Teacher in the TDSB | Lifelong Learner | Digital Citizenship enthusiast & advocate

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Julie Millan

Teacher in the Toronto DSB | 1:1 Classroom | Google Innovative Educator | Passionate about Digital Citizenship http://www.juliemillan.ca | #TryOneThing bio from Twitter

15 attendees

  • Abdu-L-Kerim Sandooya
  • Andrew Paquin
  • Diana Hale
  • Elke Baumgartner
  • Sari McDowell
  • Arianna Lambert
  • Josee
  • Julie Millan
  • Joanne Kenney
  • Sandra Shannon
  • Nuno de Castro
  • Sarah Dalliday
  • Andrew Schmitt
  • Terri Corneil
  • Wanda Knowlton

10 trackers

  • Kelly Kurtz
  • Darek Kocan
  • Donald LeBel
  • Linda Love
  • Tamara Johnson
  • Rod MacLeod
  • Sheila Kalapacz
  • Stéphanie Girard
  • Tina Giannopoulos
  • Aaron Vedder

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Time 1:00pm1:50pm EST

Date Fri 6th November 2015

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