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How Social Media Fuels Student Health, Happiness, and Success

Social media can often lead to expulsions, drama, and lawsuits — all while schools play whack-a-mole and worry about the next negative trend among students. What if, instead of being reactive, your school proactively empowered students to use social media positively? What if you could empower and equip students, rather than scare and restrict them? More than ever, students are using social media to follow positive role models, land high school internships, raise awareness about issues they care about, and more. Watch this webinar to learn the positive ways students can use social media.

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Expert Tips to Help Teen Girls Build Healthy Relationships with Social Media

In September, an eye-opening Wall Street Journal article highlighted how Instagram negatively impacts teen girls’ self-esteem, including making them feel worse about their bodies, their friendships, and more.

Social media isn’t going away anytime soon, so how can schools and families empower young girls to navigate platforms positively? Watch this on-demand webinar to hear expert tips to help school leaders.

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Navigating “Devious Licks” and Other Social Media Trends Positively As a School Community

Most social media trends are fun, creative ways for students to connect and socialize with their friends. However, every once in a while, a destructive trend goes viral — from “Devious Licks” encouraging school vandalism to the Whale Challenge promoting self-harm. These trends will never go away, which leaves school leaders asking how to proactively help students make positive, high-character choices both online and offline — no matter which trend pops up next. Watch this webinar to learn strategies to help your students navigate social media trends positively.

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CASEL Competencies of SEL View Webinar

How Innovative Schools Teach CASEL Competencies with Current Events: From Mask Mandates to the 9/11 Anniversary

Today, nearly one-third of U.S citizens are under the age of 25 with little or no first-hand memories of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York City. The present-day events in Afghanistan, with links to the 9/11 attacks, play out in culture, discourse, and perspectives and make the topic even more relevant. At the same time, mask and vaccine mandates are discussed daily and directly impact students.

How can educators address such significant and sensitive topics effectively?