School Tech Brochure - Central School District 301

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If you have questions about anything discussed tonight, feel free to
contact any of us!
Michael Doyle – Technology Instructor for
Middle School
[email protected]
Laurie Heise – 7th Grade Language Arts
[email protected]
Megan Jacobs – Social Media Consultant
for District 301
[email protected]
Zandra McGuire – 7th Grade Social Studies Teacher
[email protected]
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According to 5
million facebook users are age 10 or
younger? And facebook isn’t even
that popular with kids!
Megan Jacobs – Social Media Consultant for
District 301
Laurie Heise – 7th Grade Language Arts
Zandra McGuire – 7th Grade Social Studies
Michael Doyle – Instructional Technologist for
Middle Schools
Keeping Kids Safe
Did you know?
93% of teens (12-17) go online.
Of the children (0-5) who use the Internet,
80% use it at least once a week.
75% of teens (12-17) have cell phones.
On average, texting teens (12-17) send and
receive 1500 text messages a month
1 in 25 youths received an online sexual solicitation where the solicitor tried to make
offline contact.
In more than one-quarter (27%) of incidents,
solicitors asked youths for sexual photographs of themselves.
73% of teens (12-17) have profiles on social
networking sites.
The reality is that our children are using technology at a greater rate than anyone could have
imagined 10 years ago. The benefits of technology use can be enormous. Unfortunately, exposure in the digital world can cause danger for our
kids. If children are going to interact with technology and be a part of the digital world, how can
we protect them from harm? While there is no
magic wand to protect everyone from everything,
we, as parents, can take steps to provide a safer
experience for our kids.
Know what apps they use
Know who they are communicating with
Know how the device really works
LEARN how to use parental settings
Parental Settings: How
do I do it?
This process can seem confusing and intimidating
at first, but actually it is pretty simple. Locate the
type of device your child has access to and go to
the webpage listed. The sites offer a step by step
process for setting up parental controls, or gives
options and descriptions for apps that will allow
you to control mobile devices.
Windows 7:
Windows 8:
47% of teens (12-17) have uploaded photos;
14 % have posted videos.
"Internet Safety Statistics." National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, 1
Jan. 2011. Web. 23 Aug. 2014. <http://>.
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