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.
As teachers, we’re seeing first-hand the consequences of our students’ digitalised childhoods and adolescence
And whilst most teachers 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 bi-monthly webinars will be delivered live (with a replay and PDF summary sheet available) and will cover the big issues as identified by Australian teachers concerning the impacts of technology.
// 2 hours of live training with leading digital health and wellbeing expert Dr Kristy Goodwin
// Access to the replay to watch as many times as you like
// A PDF Summary Sheet
// A chance to ask Dr Kristy your questions
// A certificate of attendance for your learning records*
* For NSW teachers Dr Kristy Goodwin is an accredited NESA provider.
// Register and pay by clicking the button below
// You’ll be sent an email with all the info and a link to join the webinar
(via Zoom software)
// You can pre-submit your questions using a form or ask on the live webinar via the chat function
// At the end of the webinar, you’ll complete a quick online quiz to download your certificate of attendance
// Something soft to sit on like your couch or favourite cushion
// Something to sip on like a nice glass of Chardy (does anyone even drink that anymore?) or a cup of Chai
// Something comfy to wear - we can recommend an old pair of track pants but a pencil skirt would be fine too - if that’s how you roll
- How screens are sabotaging students’ sleep
- 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.