NYC DOEStaff Social Media Guidelines recommend practices for professional social media communication between DOE employees, as well as social media communication between DOE employees and their students. The Staff Social Media Guidelines also address recommended practices for use of personal social media by DOE staff.
Teachers’ Guide to Student Social Media GuidelinesIn an increasingly digital world, we want our students to have all the opportunities that multi-media learning can provide, which is why we allow and encourage the appropriate use of these powerful resources. The Teachers’ Guide to Student Social Media Guidelines helps educators challenge our students with new methods of learning, while ensuring that we are using these tools responsibly.
The Student Social Media Guidelines and InfographicsThe Student Social Media Guidelines, and the corresponding Infographics (linked below), focus on five areas:
- Definition of Social Media
- Create the Digital Image You Want
- Post Responsibly
- Consider the Consequences
- Take Threats of Cyberbullying Seriously
Other ResourcesThis Cyberbullying Presentation for Administrators (log in with your DOE username and password) provides additional helpful information about cyberbullying and what to do to help students with online interactions.
The Internet Acceptable Use and Safety Policy (IAUSP) further outlines what to do and not do.
The Student Bill of Rights and Discipline Code outlines the regulations that cover students.
Professional DevelopmentProfessional Development is available for school staff (log in with your DOE username and password). Schools can also contact their networks to schedule a professional development opportunity. For more information, send an email to SocialMediaPD@schools.nyc.gov
information about the programs (you'll need to log in with your DOE username and password) or go directly to the application.
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