Thursday, November 17, 2011

Experts discuss promise and perils of online access in school

How much student Internet access is just enough? How much is too much? What is the balance between ensuring student safety and teaching ethical use? Should your school's network be an open playground or a walled garden? 

Common Sense Media and Teaching Matters have brought together a diverse panel of experts to discuss Internet ethics, filtering, the role of instructional technology, legal and regulatory issues and the everyday challenges facing school practitioners. 

Here is the panel line up. 

Senior Educational Consultant, Teaching Matters
Associate Counsel New York State School Boards Association
Senior Program Manager for Safety Initiatives, NYC Department of Education
Founder, ePals
Library Department Chair - New Canaan High School and creator of Banned Sites Awareness Day
Vice President of Education Programs, Common Sense Media

You can be a part of an eye-opening conversation about the promise and perils of Internet technology in schools via live stream at  today from 4 - 6 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.  You can follow the event on Twitter at #netinschools 

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