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FREE - How can educators help families and students achieve media balance in today’s tech-immersed world? What strategies and tools can educators offer families? Find out how in this webinar.

1/23/2018
When: 01/23/2018
3 - 4 pm
Where: Online
United States
Contact: https://home.edweb.net/webinar/commonsense20180123/
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Achieving Media Balance in a Tech-Immersed World

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

Achieving Media Balance in a Tech-Immersed World

Presented by Michelle Cooper, Library Media Specialist, White Oak ISD, TX
Hosted by Common Sense Education and Sponsored by Symantec

If you attend the live session, you’ll be emailed a CE certificate within 24 hours of the edWebinar. If you view the recording and would like a CE certificate, join the Digital Learning & Leadership community and go to the edWebinar Archives folder to take the CE quiz.

How can educators help families and students achieve media balance in today’s tech-immersed world? What strategies and tools can educators offer families?

Media balance is an important issue for families in the modern tech-savvy world. Let Michelle Cooper, Library Media Specialist at White Oak ISD in Texas, share tips and strategies to help reduce screen time and increase family time. In this edWebinar, you will discover how to implement a parent outreach program that includes family media agreements, device-free dinner resources, and tools to combat technology addiction. Michelle also will discuss ways to find time to teach character strengths and life skills.

There will be time to get your questions answered after the presentation. This live, interactive event is geared toward teachers, librarians, and administrators at the K-12 level. Join us to learn about achieving media balance!

Michelle CooperAbout the Presenter

Teacher-librarian at White Oak ISD in Texas Michelle Cooper is a passionate educator and enthusiastic proponent of school libraries, technology integration, collaboration with educational professionals, and helping young people succeed. Michelle is constantly striving to improve her educational practices and create innovative learning opportunities for students and colleagues. She is committed to sharing and modeling the importance of digital citizenship with students. She serves on the TCEA Board of Directors as the Area 7 representative. She is a co-founder of #TXLchat on Twitter, which provides a forum for (but is not limited to) Texas librarians to create collaborative connections, share educational resources, and foster lifelong learning. Michelle is the 2016 TCEA Library Media Specialist of the Year, a 2017 AASL Advocacy Ambassador Finalist, a Wonderopolis Wonder Lead Ambassador, a Makey Makey Ambassador, and a Common Sense Media Ambassador, as well as a recipient of the 2016 TASL MVP Honorable Award for Excellence and the 2016 TLA Branding Iron Award for Social Media for #TXLchat. She also serves on several committees for ALA, AASL, and TLA.

Join the Digital Learning & Leadership community to network with educators, participate in online discussions, receive invitations to upcoming edWebinars, view past edWebinars, take a quiz to receive a CE certificate for a past edWebinar, and access free resources.

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