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Leadership Goals: This Principal Loves, Listens, Leads, and Learns with Students and Staff (With Guest Blain Watson)
Blain Watson is the Principal at Manuel E. Dominguez High School in the Compton Unified School District. Josh Ochs caught up with him to learn about how he turned his school around in less than two years while setting leadership goals.
The Profoundly app is an anonymous feedback and messaging app that works with so that users can post questions to their Stories and receive anonymous feedback. It is being compared to Ask.fm, Whisper, and Sarahah – apps which have been criticized for promoting bullying.
The MeWe app is a social networking app for users who want privacy. The app encourages users to be their “uncensored selves” which doesn’t promote being positive on. Content is unmoderated on the MeWe app which makes it a breeding ground for bullying behavior and negativity.
David Kaufmann is a teacher and father. He s what he learned when he went 8 days without social media. Learn what he missed, why he went back, what he liked, and what he’s going to do differently moving forward.
As parents, it’s not easy to give kids the support they need while also keeping them safe. Relying on these tips and resources will help you protect your kids in the digital age and make parenting in a tech world much less daunting.
The Private Photo Calculator App was extremely popular in 2016. There are now hundreds of apps that allow students to hide their inappropriate photos behind an innocent loing calculator app (or another style of app that los innocent). These apps are popular because they help a student to hide their behavior from their parents.
Free 20 Minute Lesson with Josh Ochs:
"How To Navigate The Negative Effects of Student Social Media (And Help Your Student Shine Online)"
- Learn what popular apps might be a terrible choice for your students
- How bad apps market themselves to your students
- Learn what gamification is and why it helps apps market to your kids
Monitor Your Students Online Each Week With Our Footprint Friday Tool
All Parent University members get access to our weekly Footprint Friday tool. This tool has helped thousands of people to use Google to see what their students are sharing online. Monitor your students each week in less than 5 minutes.
We're honored to have partnered with over 100 schools in 25 states
We understand your struggles
and can help you create a social media plan
We take a positive approach to social media safety with fun and easy to follow videos and training guides.
We help students avoid social media mishaps by teaching them to use social media with a purpose and make a plan.
It’s almost impossible to know everything your child is doing online, so we teach students how to self-regulate their screen time.
Why schools hire Josh Ochs to speak to students and parents on their campus:
Josh's techniques help students use their devices with a purpose, not just a pastime. He shows students how to impress colleges and employers by creating a positive resume using their social media accounts. He also speaks to thousands of parents each year to help them overcome their frustrations with screen time addiction and social media safety.
Created by Josh Ochs — a social media safety speaker and author passionate about helping students shine online while staying out of trouble
Parents and educators use our social media safety message each year
Students across the country each year are using these techniques at their school
Free resources and training guides for parents and students of all ages
"Josh kept all of our teens and tweens engaged and showed them clear examples they can use to impress colleges and employers on social media. Everyone left with a clear road map that they can use for the next few months to make sure they shine online."
–Tracy Rampy, Educator, Southeast Kansas Education Service Center Greenbush
“Learned a lot, Josh’s training is very informative and I picked up some really useful tools. We were able to learn so much, like how to make a positive digital footprint for our children and their future. I highly recommend using his resources.”
–Mother of 11 year old son at Hull Middle School
“Josh was so helpful and I was able to learn so much about how to create a positive digital footprint. His training makes it easier to organize your talents/projects in a way that colleges aren’t able to see in essays.”
–Emmy Renner, High School Student