"Parenting the Net Generation" - What makes our kids CLICK?

Dave Sands: District Principal, father of four, consultant and advocate for Online Safety, Parenting 21st century youth, and fearless leading and learning using technology.

TriCities News Article March 2013

Twitter @dhsandsFacebookEmail
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Parents Need to Model Positive Internet Use
9 Social Media Red Flags Parents Should Know About - Christine Elgersma

Pinetree Way Elementary Parents
Hillcrest Middle - Digital Citizenship and Your Moral Compass



Coast Mountain Academy (Squamish) - April 7, 2016
Moody Elementary (Port Moody) - April 28, 2016

Coquitlam DPAC
Brentwood Reggio Preschool (Burnaby BC)
Coquitlam River Parent Presentation February 2013
Coquitlam River Intermediate Presentation
Coquitlam River Primary Student Presentation
Miller Park Student Presentation May 2012
BCCPAC Parent Presentation May 2012
RC Mac PAC April 2012x.ppt
Scott Creek PACPAC April 2011x.ppt
DPAC Feb 2011x.pdf DPAC Feb 2011x.ppt
SSFSPE Feb 2010x.ppt
Futuristic and Personalized learning - Brian Kuhn

Parent resources:

Wired Safety
Resisting the Siren Call of the Screen The New York Times
Teach your Kids to Text
The Basics of Cyberbullying
The Door That's Not Locked
Great NEW Resources thanks to Rich Kiker! Internet Safety links
The Importance of "Digital Citizenship" in Social Media
“The Internet, Youth Deviance & the Problem of Juvenoia”
Free Range Kids!
Tips to Help Stop Cyberbullying.pdf
5 tips for parents to support kids with Cyberbullying" on Facebook
The Door that's not Locked
Top 10 mistakes Teens make on Facebook
Internet_use_contract[1].pdf *
Digital Parenting
Learn Now BC Cybersafe resources with Steve Dotto:
Brain POP Digital Citizenship
Understanding Digital Kids (2).pdf
Brian Kuhn on Tech and learning
Internet Safety http://newliteracy.wikispaces.com/safety
50 Most Commonly Used Text Terms found on Netlingo.
Cyber Safety Cyber Safety videos
Top Ten Internet Safety Sites Larry Ferlazzo
How Employers Screen Social Networking in Hiring Employees
The Play Deficit - Peter Gray
The Kids Don't Play Anymore - Margaret Wente
Screen Free Week


Does your Internet browser need a helmet?
Digital Generation Parents Share Their Wisdom
Social Media Shift - "Socialnomics"
Vancouver Film School video on Cyberbullying
Cyberbullying: Talent Show
Cyberbullying: Permanency
Cyberbullying: Parents need to ACT
Cyberbullying: Everyone knows you
Digital Dossier
The Fourth Screen
Did You Know???

Net Generation Articles:

Dave Sand's CueBC Article: Webkinz and a World of Learning
WebKinz Questions.pdf
Club Penguin Undercover: Anne Collier
Top 8 workarounds of kid virtual-world users: Anne Collier
Kids rewired[1].pdf
A Look at Teens and Social Media
Super communicators
MySpace Content.pdf

Tech and Learning Articles:

Facebook Dilemma
learning with Facebook
Digital Immersion
The Wii SMART Board
Integrating Technology
Wiki Support
KIVA global empowerment
Cell Phones in the Classroom
Learning with cell phones
Digital Citizenship 1

Tech and Learning in the Classroom

45 Ways to use video
Top 10 Alternatives to YouTube by David Kapuler.pdf
Kindergarten One to One:
Google Docs in the Classroom
Tech and Math in the Classroom
25 Ways to Teach with Twitter
5 Ways to Utilize Social Media in the Classroom
The Teachers Guide to Wikipedia in the Classroom


Dave Truss' Blog Pair-a-Dimes for Your Thoughts
Is technology to blame for Cyberbullying?


Using Wikis to Connect, Collaborate and Create
Examples of Classroom Wiki's in Action:
Science Alive
A Computer Teacher's wiki, his students playing with Blooms Taxonomy
1001 Flat World Tales, Clay Burrel's into.
Novel Study- Hannalee
Kinder Math Trails
6th Grade Digital Storytelling
Alternate Energy


Twitter made easy (video)
Twitter for Teachers
Twitter explained - Brian Kuhn

Learn from others' experiences

Personally I would not start a project online again without reading these 3 blog posts again:
Learning from My Online Project Mistakes by Susan Sedro
Making Connections: Social Networking in the Elementary Classroom by Kim Cofino
Facebook and Teaching - facebook article Sun mar 14-08.pdf
Wikis in the classroom: a reflection by Dave T. (From this presentation)

**Wikispaces without advertising

Other Resources

Prensky's Article: Adopt and Adept

The NEW blooms taxonomy

A great presentation about wiki's by Kris Phelps, Bill Martin, and Carolyn Foote

The education and learning approaches by Subbaraman Iyer
Brave New World Wide Web Presentation