There is no magic button to eliminate all digital abuse in your school– but there are ways to reduce it, bring accountability to those that create it, and empower those who wish to avoid it. Whether you are tech-savvy or tech-challenged, this 90-minute webinar will provide you with solutions and recommendations that you can take back to your school and implement.
Snapchat, Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, Texting, Tumblr, Twitter and chat rooms provide great options for increased socialization. Newer technologies such as WhatsApp, Ask.fm, Afterschool, Periscope, Meerkat, Kik and Whisper provide additional options for communication – sometimes with the illusion of privacy. Gaming continues to increase in popularity, especially with boys, and is becoming increasingly social. While all of these platforms have the potential to benefits students and educators, they also have the potential to dramatically increase risk to students, families, teachers & schools.
Led by author and internationally known digital safety advocate Richard Guerry, this webinar will help educators understand the latest technology trends. It will also provide specific methods and activities to help students and educators avoid:
In this webinar, you will learn:
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The $49 registration fee includes a PDF copy of the PowerPoint presentation that will accompany the live presentation. This will be emailed to each registrant the afternoon prior to the webinar.
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Richard Guerry is the founder of the non-profit organization the Institute for Responsible Online and Cell-Phone Communication (IROC2). Throughout the 1990's, Richard worked as an executive in the information technology field and during his tenure, he encountered the darkest areas of the internet and discovered countless individuals unknowingly being manipulated and schemed, and their content being stolen and exploited. In 2009, Richard left corporate America, and applied his vast experience and knowledge of digital safety to serve as the Executive Director of IROC2.org.
Since June, 2009, Richard has presented to - on average - 215 audiences per year - reaching over 1 million audience members across the United States, Canada and the West Indies. His audiences range from avid to novice digital users.
Richard is also the author of multiple cyber safety and citizenship books, and has been a featured speaker at many national conferences and conventions, including the National Conference on Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Prevention, the International Bullying Prevention Association, and the National Symposium on Child Abuse.
He has also appeared as a digital safety expert on various media outlets like CNN, Radio Disney, MTV, Parade Magazine and many other local, regional, and international networks and publications.