Teachers & health professionals, it'’s time to face the issues head-on.
Keeping your head above the rising tide of online risks facing today’s primary and secondary students is one of the biggest challenges (and most time-consuming tasks) you face as a teacher, or health professional
As teachers & health professionals, we’re seeing first-hand the consequences of our students’ digitalised childhoods and adolescence
And whilst most of us acknowledge that ‘digital amputation’ is NOT the solution, many are at a loss as to what to do.
You have questions
SO MANY QUESTIONS...
So what ARE the big issues and risks facing kids and teens today? Tech changes so quickly, what should I be most worried about?
How are kids’ digitalised childhoods and adolescence shaping their capacity to learn and impacting their wellbeing?
How do we guide students and their parents to manage these issues for the long term?
And these are just the very tip of the iceberg when it comes to the digital dilemmas facing teachers, in the digital age.
Technology is not going away. It touches every aspect of our lives and is having a profound impact on student’s learning.
It’s time to face the
The video masterclasses (with PDF summary sheets & a certificate of completion) can be completed at a time that suits you. You can do your PD in your PJs (with a wine or a cuppa if you'd like).
// video masterclasses (with audio if you'd prefer) with leading digital health and wellbeing expert Dr Kristy Goodwin
// Access to the video and audio to watch/listen as many times as you like
// A PDF Summary Sheet
// A certificate of attendance for your learning records*
* For NSW teachers Dr Kristy Goodwin is an accredited NESA provider and her online courses will count towards registered TPL.
* Certificate provided upon completion of a quick online quiz.
// Register and pay for your selected masterclass/es
// You’ll be sent an email with all the information and a link to access the masterclass, PDF summary sheet, quiz and certificate (it's all housed securely in a membership site)
// At the end of the masterclass, you’ll complete a quick online quiz to download your certificate of attendance (and provide your NESA* details so your hours can be logged)
*Only applicable to NSW teachers who want their professional learning accredited with NESA.
// Anywhere, anytime. You simply register, the details are sent to you and you can complete (or pause & restart) at a time that works for you
// You can literally do your professional learning with a nice glass of Chardy (does anyone even drink that anymore?) or a cup of Chai
// You can do your PD in an old pair of track pants or a pencil skirt (if that’s how you roll), at your desk at school, or in your bed at home
- How screens are sabotaging students’ sleep
- Managing attention spans in a digital age
- The impact of social media on today’s students
- Porn in their pockets- what educators need to know about kids’ and teens’ exposure to pornography
- Looking after YOUR digital wellbeing as a teacher
- Protecting and promoting healthy digital habits with students
- Pictures, Posts and Professionalism- Know Your Professional Obligations as a Teacher in the Digital Age
- Tackling cyber-bullying
Who is Dr Kristy Goodwin?
Dr Kristy is a former teacher, lecturer at Macquarie University and Notre Dame University, author, media commentator and one of Australia’s most sought-after digital health, learning and wellbeing experts. She translates the latest neuroscience and technological research into practical advice and simple strategies for parents and educators. Kristy has spoken to thousands of teachers across the country, from early childhood to tertiary level, about the impact of technology on students’ health, wellbeing and learning. She is a keynote speaker at educational conferences and has delivered hundreds of professional development seminars to educators across Australia. Dr Kristy is also regularly called upon by the media for her expert opinion.