Category: Student Safety

Ideas,
News &
Advice

for K-12 educators and
administrators to help
create safe learning
environments.

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Surge in Chromebook Adoption Leads to Increasing Need to Keep Students Safe    

Without appropriate controls and a realistic understanding of student online behavior, use of communication and collaboration tools on school-or district-provided devices such as Chromebooks can create legal minefields for school districts, as well as unsafe or even dangerous environments for students.

08/14/2017

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Is Your LMS Safe for Students to Use?

If you have a place in K-12 education, you’ve likely heard of the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS). We’re excited to announce the release of Safety Management for Canvas.

08/01/2017

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Safe Schools Begin at Home: Why Parents Should Be Concerned About Student Online Safety

If education is to thrive in the classroom, and if we want to create safe schools, it will be a result of the combined efforts of a healthy home life and a positive school climate.

07/20/2017

Webcast
Summer Digital Citizenship Ideas and More

Watch this webcast and learn about the importance of making digital citizenship lessons age-appropriate, the value of context and addressing difficult topics when teaching digital citizenship and much more.

07/19/2017

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Students Using Office 365 More Likely to Be Bullied, Have Contact with Strangers

More than one out of every three students in sixth through eighth grade are using Office 365 to support their learning, while nearly half of all high school students use Microsoft’s online communication and collaboration tools, according to Project Tomorrow Speak Up 2016.

07/11/2017

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Safety Management Categories: Drugs & Alcohol

This is the fifth post in a series on our Safety Management categories. Gaggle Safety Representatives are tasked with identifying incidents of drug and alcohol use when reviewing student email communications, files, links and attachments.

06/28/2017

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Student Online Safety This Summer: Digital Empathy from Mom and Dad

The number one issue young people face online–and it may even be truer during these summer months–is their parents are largely absent from their digital lives. Our experience and research shows it starts with digital empathy.

06/19/2017
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How Gaggle Safety Management Fulfills Your Internet Safety Policy

The Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) requires the adoption and enforcement of an Internet Safety Policy. In conversations with schools and districts across the country, we’ve learned that some districts still don’t have a policy in place, while others struggle to keep them accurate and up to date.

06/15/2017