for K-12 educators and
administrators to help
create safe learning
Every school has a website. Most students―and even teachers―are on social media. But a challenge within most school districts still exists: the lack of sound policies for the use of social media and even a school’s own website.
Snapchat is a unique photo sharing social network. Users are able to send photos and videos that “expire” in a chosen amount of time. The app is based around a friend list where users can send and receive photos and videos either publicly or privately.
Facebook is a social network veteran and, while originally only available to college students, has since opened its doors to many others from grade school students to senior citizens. With over 1 billion monthly active users, it’s important to stay on top of the collection of bells and whistles users can access on Facebook.
Comprised of input from Gaggle Safety Management, which includes experts on student communications and interactions online, as well as former educators, Social Network Spotlight is a go-to resource for the pros and cons regarding each social network in addition to Gaggle’s own recommendations and safety ratings.
New social media sites are rolling out more quickly than anyone can keep up. One of the newest sites on the scene is Ask.fm—a site where students can ask questions with the option of being anonymous has led students to be mean and deceitful to their peers. Across the board students are becoming more obsessed…