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  • 1. Think Before You Ink Julie Mitchell Katie Kalk

2. Outline Complexity of the Online Environment Use of Student Images Blurred Boundaries (and District Policies) Strategies for a Positive Online Profile 3. Teacher Regulation Branch The Supreme Court of Canada has determined that educators are held to a higher standard than other citizens due to their unique role in society. From: Teacher Regulation Branch AS 4. Discussion Activity As a new teacher candidate, what questions or concerns do you have with respect to your digital identity? 5. Complexity of Online Environment Dynamics that influence what we do online Anonymity Persistence Replicability Searchability Scalability From: boyd, danah. 2009. "Social Media is Here to Stay... Now What?" 6. The audience can be invisible and anonymous 7. Online Environment | Persistence what you (or others) put on the internet stays there The good The bad The ugly 8. Online Environment |Replicability Content can be taken out of context 9. Online Environment |Scalability Scalability: whats intended for one reaches many 10. Online Environment | Replicability & Scalability Image credit: Flickr user OldShoeWoman 11. Online Environment | Searchability 12. Online Environment | Searchability 13. Use of Student Images Become familiar with media release or photo release policies of your school district It is important to remember your responsibilities as a teacher candidate include not adding to the digital tattoo of your students. 14. Use of Student Images Faculty of Education Use of Student Images and Work Agreement When posting online, avoid any identifying information. For example: Student Name Building Name Image that would indicate what school you are at 15. Blurred Boundaries As a teacher candidate, how do you balance your personal and professional identities, particularly while participating online? 16. Blurred boundaries Youre on holiday in Mexico and friend posts and tags a photo of you on the beach with a drink and cigarette in hand. 17. Blurred Boundaries Youve finished a great first week on your practicum and you receive a FB friend request from one of the students in your class. 18. Blurred Boundaries Youve had a terrible first week on your practicum and you post the following on FB: Crazy advisor, entitled students, and mismanaged school. All in a days work. Anyone up for a drink? 19. Blurred Boundaries VSB Draft Social Media Policy (p. 2) "As role models for students and a representative of the School District, you must ensure that your use of social networking, even on your personal time, does not reflect negatively on your professional reputation or that of the School District. From VSB Draft Social Media Policy 20. Blurred Boundaries VSB Draft Social Media Policy (p. 2) Social networking sites and online postings are not necessarily private. Never criticize students, other district employees or the School District on online sites. From VSB Draft Social Media Policy 21. Blurred Boundaries VSB Draft Social Media Policy (p. 2) Do not request or accept any students or minor (person under the age of 19 years) as friends on social networking sites or interact with students or minors on social networking sites for purposes not related to the delivery of the students educational program. From VSB Draft Social Media Policy 22. Blurred Boundaries VSB Draft Social Media Policy (p. 3) Ask friends not to tag you in any photos or videos without your permission and remove anything that is not appropriate to your role in the School District. From VSB Draft Social Media Policy 23. Case Study: Stacy Snyder 2006: student teacher drinking called into question. She was denied a teaching degree. 2008: judge rejected her claim that this violated her First Amendment right to free speech. 2010: her photo & story lives on in perpetuity. cu 24. Strategies Profile pruning Restricting sharing settings Remove or restrict access to any pictures, messages or videos you would not want the public to see from your online profile. Asking friends not to tag photos of you 25. Strategies Search your name frequently & delete unwanted content Google You also may consider a Google images search Pipl.com Create Google alert for your name 26. Strategies LinkedIn Professional networking Invest time creating your profile Connect with other educators Edmodo Teacher specific social networking tool Connect with colleagues, publishers and resources 27. Strategies Create a thoughtful, well-written blog (or microblog) about your goals or interests. Post comments on others blogs and use your full name. 28. Strategies Create a personal website and link to and from various pages within and outside your website this will increase your page rank Buy your own domain name Tag first & last name on photos that represent your professional self 29. Final thoughts What is one new thing that you learned about digital identity and what actions might you take? What responsibility does a teacher have to teach students about digital citizenship? 30. Design your digital tattoo... digitaltattoo.ubc.ca 31. Resources BC College of Teachers: Standards, Questions and Case Studies http://www.bcct.ca/Standards/QuestionsCaseStudiesContents.aspx# boyd, danah. 2009. "Social Media is Here to Stay... Now What?" Microsoft Research Tech Fest, Redmond, Washington, February 26. Retrieved March 10, 2009: http://www.danah.org/papers/talks/MSRTechFest2009.html Digital Tattoo: digitaltattoo.ubc.ca Madden, M., Fox, S., Smith, A., & Vitak, J. (2007). Digital Footprints: Online Identity Management and Search in the Age of Transparency. Pew/Internet. McBride, Melanie (2010) http://melaniemcbride.net/2009/08/27/putting-the-social-justice- in-social-media-pedagogy/ Ontario Colleges Use of Electronic Communication and Social Media http://www.oct.ca/publications/PDF/Prof_Adv_Soc_Media_EN.pdf Rego, B. (2009). Teachers Guide to Using Facebook. Richardson, W. (2008, January). Teaching Civics with Social Web Tools. District Administration, 44(1), 56-56. Rosen, Jeffrey (2010) The Web Means the End of Forgetting, New York Times. Quan, Douglas (2010) Facebook Blurs Line Between Teacher and Friend, Vancouver Sun. tr 32. Resources Class Blogs Welcome to Blogging: class intro for elementary students - Sargeant Park Math Zone: http://bit.ly/du9X1k Create a Class Blog (2010)-Edublogger: http://bit.ly/7s2CZe Sarah Roys Class Blog: http://msroy.wordpress.com/ Review/re-use this presentation: http://www.slideshare.net/digitaltattoo/digital-tattoo-for- teacher-candidates-2011 tr