“This is a must have course for anyone who has children or works with children.”
Welcome to this dual course aimed to help you understand more about student safety and the technology-rich classroom. This dual course consists of the following 5 hour courses:
Acknowledging the widespread threats to children’s safety in today’s world, this dual online PD course equips teachers with a rich bank of information as well as practical strategies to promote students’ safety, both in the real and virtual world. In the first section, participants discover the threats that exist on the Internet and how to protect loved ones, family members, students and others under their care or responsibility. This section includes information on cyberbullying, online predators, and tips and tools for protecting children online.
The second part empowers teachers to recognize types, signs, characteristics, scenarios, and in general, indicators of suspected child abuse. We know this is a difficult subject to discuss, and this section has been designed to be respectful of the topic while giving teachers a solid foundation in understanding the key information about child abuse, the common types, Safe Environment Practices, and useful resources to combat such threats.