We know that meeting social & emotional needs of students is critical to academic success — students learn better when they feel heard, valued, & respected. Join Common Sense Education as we explore unique ways educators can use digital citizenship and social-emotional learning to create engaging welcoming learning environments whether in person or from a distance. Participants will discuss digital dilemmas our students may be facing and the questions that they raise. You will leave with strategies, thinking routines and tools to help students navigate their digital lives with perspective.
Participants register for a (free) account at commonsense.org/education
Presenter bio: Tali Horowitz is the New York Education Director at Common Sense, where she works with educators and families around how to meaningfully harness the power of media and technology with kids. Her passions include helping educators and families effectively navigate the digital world and building cultural competency. She has worked in a variety of educational settings focused on developing these passions, including as an elementary school teacher in the New York City Department of Education and the San Francisco Unified School District. In 2013, she received a Fulbright Fellowship to research culturally responsive pedagogy in New Zealand. In her free time she loves face-to-face interactions with friends and family.