eSchool News covers The Social Institute’s expansion into fourth grade. After initially launching its gamified social-emotional learning (SEL) curriculum in middle school and high school, The Social Institute is adding a fourth grade component to its #WinAtSocial curriculum beginning in January.
Inspirational Women Leaders Of Tech: Laura Tierney of The Social Institute On The Five Things You Need To Know In Order To Create A Very Successful Tech Company
I received my first cell phone when I was thirteen, and since then, was lectured by adults on how devices will destroy our generation, tarnish our reputations, and damage our mental health. I clearly remember while in high school, and later on as a student-athlete at Duke University and Team USA, adults harping on the Don’ts: Don’t text this, don’t share that, don’t join that app, and don’t post anything you wouldn’t want your grandmother to see. They never told us what TO do…
EdNC covers three key TSI learnings informing why social-emotional learning (SEL) should be prioritized this fall.
See how our partner school, Ashley Hall in SC, is tacking the “30% confidence drop” in girls between the ages of 8 and 14 and TSI’s role in their confidence pipeline.
TSI contributes to the Mashable coverage on how the accounts you follow can impact your mental health and why finding positive influences is so important – especially for young girls.
GrepBeat Triangle Tech News covers The Social Institute’s “Pixar love story” origination and how we transitioned during the COVID-19 pandemic by launching #WinAtSocial LIVE in just four weeks.
EMA Special Report: ‘The Next Normal: How K–12 Independent Schools Can Survive and Thrive in a New Landscape’
Our CEO Laura Tierney contributed to The Enrollment Management Association’s special report covering COVID-19 implications from social-emotional learning to enrollment and includes strategies to help you prepare for the future.
eSchool News covers The Social Institute’s newly released real-time advisory sessions that support students’ social-emotional health, well-being, and executive functioning skills during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Social-distancing may be keeping students safe physically, but there is an overwhelming need to support their social-emotional health & well-being now more than ever before.
To help keep everyone happy, healthy, and productive, Laura Tierney offers 5 tips to limit kids’ screen time while working from home.
Should you use your kids’ cell phones to track their whereabouts? Thought-provoking article with great advice on students and technology from Laura Tierney.
Laura breaks down the results of The Social Institute’s recent nationwide survey of 13,000+ students from both independent and public schools.
Perspective | Empowering students to have healthy relationships while using social media and technology
Laura Tierney encourages parents to challenge their child(ren) to “level up” and consider how they would build healthy relationships through social media and technology.
Laura Tierney shares a collection of social media and technology advice from student leaders who are in 12th grade or college for younger students.
Laura Tierney guides parents in the age of social media and addresses the mis-conceptions many parents have.
Laura Tierney, from The Social Institute, shares some important information with parents who might be considering a smartphone under the tree this year.
Laura offers advice to parents on how they can huddle with their kids about Finstas. She provides specific play-by-play tips on when to talk about it and what to say.
Our Founder and CEO is not just a social media expert — she’s also a former Duke field hockey player who was named a 4-time Duke All-American.
In this article, Laura offers advice for teen athletes to create a positive online presence that works to their advantage.
We love this profile featuring our partnership with Ravenscroft School, highlighting a better way to teach digital citizenship.
Meet a student collaborator in the first of this two-part article series from ISTE, an organization we think of as the “Madison Square Garden” of the ed-tech world.
Many parents love sharing their kids adorable moments on social media. In this column, Laura reveals why less is more when it comes to posting about kids on social.
Laura Tierney talks to AP reporter Martha Waggoner about Harvard’s decision to revoke admission to a survivor of the Parkland high school massacre because of racist social media posts.
It’s one thing to manage tech under your roof, but how do you handle it when your kids go to sleepovers or extended stays at a friend’s house?
School may be out for the summer, but the The Social Institute is using the academic break to ramp up staff and offerings in advance of a new school year.
TODAY Show reporter Kavita Varma-White talked to Laura Tierney about how teens are using fake Instagram accounts and what parents can do about it.
On iTune’s #1 ranked educational podcast, Laura discusses positive ways students utilize social and how much we should be monitoring our kid’s social media involvement.
NBC News reporter Bryan Mims talks to Laura Tierney about an incident involving a racist post by a middle school girl and the illusion of disappearing content.
What if an app could set your student up for success? Laura shares why an unexpected app for teens is the very one they should be using.
Laura joins Marc Groman, an Obama White House tech and privacy adviser, and David Reitman, an adolescent medical doctor, to discuss how to handle this common issue faced by parents.
Although headlines often focus on the pitfalls of social media, Laura explains how students who use it can gain some critical advantages, especially when it comes to building their careers.
The future of social media education is not fear-based, focused on one-offs, or created by adults. The future of this important education is empowering, sustainable, and co-created with students.
The Social Institute Releases #WinAtSocial, The World’s First Gamified, Positive Social Media Curriculum
The Social Institute announced that its pioneering new curriculum, #WinAtSocial, is now available for K-12 schools across the country.
Mom: “Hey, how did you post during school hours?”
Daughter: “Oh, no big deal. I just used my VPN to get around the school’s control.”