Digital Citizenship is a hot topic in both the education world and general society of late…and rightly so. It’s rare for a day to pass and you not hear about a celebrity, athlete or politician’s inappropriate or insulting social media use. And if these are supposed to be our children’s role models, we’re in trouble. I’m a high school tennis coach, so I see the downward side of social media abuse on an almost daily basis. It’s unfortunate and discouraging. It’s extremely fo
This story was featured in the Deseret National News... Earlier this year, middle school teacher Diana Graber’s 16-year-old daughter popped her head into Graber’s office asking for advice. Her concern wasn’t about school or boys but, to Graber’s surprise, Instagram. “She’d taken this shot of herself and she wanted to know if she should post it,” Graber said.
The photo was fairly standard fare for Instagram — a picture of Graber’s daughter in a bathing suit. The two considere