Free Webinar for Educators:
25 Social Media Dangers Educators Need to Know in 2021 (And How To Promote Safety On Campus & Online)

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What Webinar Attendees Are Saying

The SmartSocial programs teach adults the essentials of social media and how to work with students to stay safe online.

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Good info for any parent or educator who wants to learn about the 30 bad apps for teens. Keep up the good work!

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Thanks for the program. Tons of great info that can help me keep my students safe.

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Josh's presentation about social media was unbelievably fantastic. Our students learned so much about what kids should and shouldn't be doing. The fact that it is such a thoughtful process made it all worthwhile.

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This webinar is a very helpful eye-opener on the apps that are popular with my students.

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You hear all of these things about what kids are doing online and it was great to understand the things that are hidden behind the scenes on these popular apps. We are definitely better off now. Thank you for the presentation.

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I really love the emphasis on having a dialogue. This presentation gives parents the tools to be able to communicate with their children effectively about what matters most. 

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I'm a counselor and Josh's presentation was fabulous and very very informative.

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This is great info, thanks for giving me some ideas on how to start a dialogue with my teen!

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I watched this presentation because I don't know anything about social media. Now I can teach my kids.

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Josh Will Share With You The Dangers You Need To Know:

Learn the Dangers of the Technology Students Use Everyday

"More teens addicted to social media, prefer texting to talking" headline from NBC News"Apple says it's app store is a safe and trusted place. We found 1,500  reports of unwanted sexual behavior on six apps, some targeting minors" headline from Washington Post

Screen Time Addiction, Bullying, Exposure to Explicit Content, Privacy Breaches, and Online Predators

"TikTok is the latest reason teens are addicted to their phones" headline from Wall Street Journal
Educators: Contact Us About A Remote Social Media Presentation
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Are you an educator who understands the negative effect social media apps can have on your school's future?

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The majority of US parents are concerned about the time their students spend online

Learn what apps students use the most and the negative effects these apps can have

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Why talking to students about popular apps can help protect them online

Learn why keeping an open dialogue with your family about social media can keep students safe online

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How YouTube turned into the most used social media platform among students

Learn what your students might be watching on the world's second-largest search engine

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How Instagram is used for more than sharing pretty photos

Why law enforcement officers warn parents about this popular app and how it could impact your student's self-esteem

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Why apps like Snapchat are designed to get your students addicted

Learn why students worry about "Snaps" and "Streaks," while police worry about all the predators lurking on this popular app

Why students prefer texting or messaging on apps over in-person communication

Learn how many texts the average US student sends each day and the toll excessive texting can take on teens

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How students strive for more attention on TikTok

Learn what students are creating to compete for more views and likes on TikTok and who could be watching their videos

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Learn the tools for parents and educators to help protect students on these apps

We'll show you some free tools and inexpensive resources to help steer your students in a safe direction online

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About Josh Ochs

Josh Ochs is the author of the bestselling book “Light, Bright and Polite.” He travels the country teaching 30,000 tweens and teens each year how to shine online to impress colleges and future employers.

With a background in marketing at Disney, Josh is no stranger to the realities of marketing himself in a way to quickly win over others. Josh has been quoted and featured as a source in Forbes, CBS News, KTLA, KFWB radio, is a guest lecturer at USC and UCLA and a frequent personality on radio shows nationwide.

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See What Students, Parents, and Educators Say About Josh's Social Media Presentations:

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"I'm a counselor and Josh's presentation was fabulous and very very informative." –Counselor
"I watched this presentation because I don't know anything about social media. Now I can teach my kids." –Mom
"After this presentation, we have a path to follow to guide our children to make good choices with social media." –Mom
"Josh's presentation about social media was unbelievably fantastic. Our students learned so much about what kids should and shouldn't be doing. The fact that it is such a thoughtful process made it all worthwhile." –Director of College Advising
"You hear all of these things about what kids are doing online and it was great to understand the things that are hidden behind the scenes on these popular apps. We are definitely better off now. Thank you for the presentation."  –Dad
"I really love the emphasis on having a dialog. This presentation gives parents the tools to be able to communicate with their children effectively about what matters most."  –Catholic Sister

FAQs

My kids are already on social media. Is this for me?

Yes! This parent event will give you tips you can use to keep your kids safe (even if they aren't currently online). Think of it as a driver's ed program. It's never too early to talk about safe driving (and there's always tips we can use to be more secure).

My kids are addicted to their phones. Is this for me?

Yes! This parent event will give you tips you can use to make your student be more positive and productive online.

I'm already very savvy as a parent/educator, is this for me?

Yes! Our techniques are always updated. Join us, then use some of our social media safety tips to protect your family/school/students.

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