Parents Sessions

 

Parents Sessions 

Parents Sessions - Kids who are thaught to use the Internet properly do better in school, life and exams.

Primary School
Messaging for Junior School Parents

  • School needs to send a consistent message to Parents
  • There are no legal protections on Social Media owing to underage use 
  • Privacy setting on all social media ‘My friends only’
  • TikTok, Snapchat, Instagram are the most popular social media platforms
  • Using real parental control is a good idea, why trust the kids? enforce it.
  • Profiles uses real names and photo’s. Facebook says fafe accounts bully more 5 times more
  • School is allowed to review phones, kids have no right of privacy and should have no expectation of same.
  • No Snapmaps, No Ghost mode (very popular features in Snapchat)
  • For very young kids not allowed to watch Professional Youtubers without parental vetting 
  • Social media is not a race, limit followers a child can't possibly have 1,200 friends. Police worldwide say this is a 'No No'.

 

PRIMARY SCHOOL PARENTS
Things to start with

  • Tell parents about correct Youtube mode
  • Youtube - Switch to restricted mode and set on youtube for kids
  • There is no legal recourse for parents using social media, it's illegal under 13. 
  • Real Profiles only no fake ones
  • Limit friends numbers, parents to approve new friends
  • Privacy Mode engaged ‘My friends Only;
  • School ought to consider ‘Open Phone Policy’ that means any Phone can be read by Teachers / Principal

 

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It’s just like life, it requires discipline to build it properly and yet you can still have the best fun.

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Most devices come with parental controls, but these can be easily disabled.

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It’s no longer a request, France is officially banning the use of phones in schools for children aged 6 – 15 from September 2018.

Presidents Macron and especially his wife Brigitte, a former teacher herself are particularly eager to see this law enforced.

The proposed ban was a key part of his presidential campaign. So there’s a good chance it will receive international support when it comes into full force.

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