Presentation: Social Media Awareness, Digital Citizenship, and Cyberbullying

We are excited to offer presentations for both students and parents on Social Media Use by Safer Schools Together. These presentations will take place on November 22nd, 2022. All students will attend a presentation during the school day and all parents are invited to join us for an online presentation through Zoom. Please see below for details.

PARENT PRESENTATION - November 22 (6:00pm-8:00pm)

Parents will learn strategies to help your child develop a strong digital citizenship foundation while reminding them that their digital tattoo reflects their real and online selves. Parents/Caregivers have an important role to play in providing support and guidance during critical periods. A snapshot of current trends and concerning apps will be provided to equip you in your digital parenting strategy. Topics covered will include:

  • Social Media Update - The most current apps and trends in your children’s social media lives
  • Digital Parenting Strategy - How to have important conversations with your child around social media safety
  • Digital Footprint and Reputation - With their future approaching, recruiters and employers are taking note - What will they find?
  • Family Tech Plan - Recommendations for family guidelines and parental controls

To Register for this parent session, please click here.

STUDENT PRESENTATION - November 22 (during school hours)

The student session covers all things digital, from how to be a good digital citizen to the criminal consequences of cyberbullying. Some of the most prominent concerns currently surrounding students' use of social media platforms and smartphones will be discussed:

  • the importance of caring for peers both online and offline
  • the criminal and social consequences of cyberbullying behaviour as well as possession and distribution of intimate images (sexting and sextortion)
  • digital media habits, oversharing, and digital addiction
  • the permanence of online posts/activity
  • the significance of your digital tattoo in how others perceive you (eg. college admissions officers and potential employers)
  • geo-locational settings and the dangers of social media and cell phone misuse


Updated: Thursday, November 17, 2022