Social Media and Digital Footprint
Love (of technology) by Matthew GFor better or for worse, social media is how people are connecting with one another. And each
connection that is made, whether it is a text, photos, videos, tweets, comments, blogs, or online
purchases we are leaving a mark that cannot be erased.
Let’s prepare our students to leave digital footprints that are healthy, positive, and inspiring.
For younger elementary:
For older elementary:
For junior high & high school:
Get the conversation going with your student:
How would you explain digital footprints to others?
How would you describe YOUR digital footprint?
Which social media sites are you using? What privacy settings do you have in place?
Is there anything that you wouldn’t want an adult to be informed of?
What steps can you take to help others with their digital footprint?
What kinds of things are you posting online?
Parent Resource:Parent Guides to cyberbullying, snapchat, instagram, etc by Connect Safely