Counseling in the Digital World

Keeping our kids safe

Maine Counseling Association (MeCA)
Annual Conference 2011

I hope to have the keynote presentation posted soon.

Resources

•    Slide 3 Marc Prensky; Digital Natives/Digital Immigrants http://marcprensky.com
•    Slide 4 Social Media Count: http://www.personalizemedia.com/garys-social-media-count/
•    Slide 8 Pew Internet: http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2010/Social-Media-and-Young-Adults.aspx
•    Slide 12: danah boyd Hanging Out, Messing Around, and Geeking Out: Kids Living and Learning with New Media (John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Series on Digital Media and Learning) (Hardcover) http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0262013363/apophenia-20
•    Slide 14: Educational Leadership, September 2009 Jason Ohler, Orchestrating the Media Collage http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational_leadership/mar09/vol66/num06/Orchestrating_the_Media_Collage.aspx
•    Slide 25: Digital Dossier http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=79IYZVYIVLA
•    Slide 25: John Palfrey, Born Digital http://borndigitalbook.com/
•    Slide 29: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_citizen
•    Slide 30: Vicki Davis: The Digiteen Project (she will be at MaineEd 2010) http://k12onlineconference.org/?p=431
•    Slide 33: http://twitter.com, http://facebook.com. http://ning.com
•    Slide 37: http://tcs.cybertipline.com and  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4w4_Hrwh2XI
•    Slide 42: Facebook for Parents, YHS Digital Citizenship Day
•    Slide 45: Digital Citizenship in Schools http://www.amazon.com/Digital-Citizenship-Schools-Mike-Ribble/dp/1564842320/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1271078144&sr=8-1
•    Slide 46: NetCetera http://www.onguardonline.gov/topics/net-cetera.aspx
•    Slide 47: Common Sense Media http://commonsensemedia.org
•    Slide 53: http://www.zephoria.org/thoughts/archives/2009/11/30/sociality_is_le.html

My digital citizenship links

Other Books

Image: ‘Multimedia message http://www.flickr.com/photos/20224904@N00/2340982008

Digital Citizenship – Part 2, A Conversation

How does technology positively impact your:

  • Profession/School
  • Clients/Students
  • Job

How does technology negatively impact your:

  • Profession/School
  • Clients/Students
  • Job

What are you /your school doing to respond?

What do you want to learn more about?

  • Training, kids just given computers
  • Bullying and harassment in and out of school
  • Is it a discipline issue?
  • Digital Footprint
  • appropriate use
  • career information
  • legal perspective
  • millennial perspective – levels of control
  • teachers/ appropriate use in classroom
  • how do students learn?
  • Boundaries for social media

Reporting Out

Group 1

Positive

    • Electronic communication great
    • Separate school and personal email
    • Blogs and Facebook pages used by colleges
    • Still connected to work when out of the office

Negative

    • How do students transition into the world of  work
    • Digital Footprints

Group 2

Positive

    • Easy to access information and research
    • Less expensive to use Skype to stay connected
    • Efficient use of time

Negative

    • Not everyone can understand or afford the internet
    • How quickly information can be spread

Strategies

    • Sharing information about staff at trainings

Group 3

Positive

    • Ease of email
    • Already knew “friends” before a college orientation

Negatives

    • Boundaries

Strategies

    • Two different Facebook accounts
    • Need a policy on social networking use

Group 4

Positive

    • More frequent contact with students/parents
    • Everything was typed/better organized
    • Researching potential professors

Negative

    • Amount of information (confidential) circulating
    • A lot of drama
    • Is it easier to cheat

Strategies

    • Have handouts for on “Technology Tips for Parents”
    • Classes/training for parents
    • students involved in the training.
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