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Student Overview: Learn the Hidden Features of TikTok, Instagram, Snapchat, iPhones, Androids, and More

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In this student-friendly course, Josh Ochs shares how to Shine Online. He shares some anti-bullying tips, Instagram safety, Google footprint tactics, and more.

What you'll learn in this course:

  • You are the manager of your own account. Every day, when you post online you can have fun but you can add or delete little parts of it and you can change your brand
  • Be your vibrant self online
  • Before you respond on Instagram or on email, ask yourself if this is Light, Bright and Polite™?
  • What it means to "Shine Online" and why it's important
  • How to build your online brand with a portfolio
  • How colleges will search for you online
  • Positive Instagram post ideas
  • Examples of four celebrities online brands
  • How to get fired with one post (and how to be positive in your posts)

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Student Overview: Learn the Hidden Features of TikTok, Instagram, Snapchat, iPhones, Androids, and More

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In this student-friendly course, Josh Ochs shares how to Shine Online. He shares some anti-bullying tips, Instagram safety, Google footprint tactics, and more.

Key takeaways in this course:

  • You are the manager of your own account. Every day, when you post online you can have fun but you can add or delete little parts of it and you can change your brand
  • Be your vibrant self online
  • Before you respond on Instagram or on email, ask yourself if this is Light, Bright and Polite™?

How to Shine Online (for students)

Building your online brand with a portfolio

How colleges will search for you online

3 step plan to take charge of how you look online

  1. If you posted it, you can take it down
  2. If your friends posted it, politely ask them to take it down
  3. If somebody else that you don’t know posted it and it’s hurting your story, then that’s when you talk to your parents

Positive Instagram post ideas

Search for four celebrities to see their online brand

How to get fired with one post

Conclusion

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In this student-friendly course, Josh Ochs shares how to Shine Online. He shares some anti-bullying tips, Instagram safety, Google footprint tactics, and more.

What you'll learn in this course:

  • You are the manager of your own account. Every day, when you post online you can have fun but you can add or delete little parts of it and you can change your brand
  • Be your vibrant self online
  • Before you respond on Instagram or on email, ask yourself if this is Light, Bright and Polite™?
  • What it means to "Shine Online" and why it's important
  • How to build your online brand with a portfolio
  • How colleges will search for you online
  • Positive Instagram post ideas
  • Examples of four celebrities online brands
  • How to get fired with one post (and how to be positive in your posts)

Login or join theSmartSocial.com membership to read more about the dangers and safety tips.

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Superintendents, Directors and Principals: Request a partnership on this page to unlock our resources for your whole community.
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This is great info, thanks for giving me some ideas on how to start a dialogue with my teen!

StarStarStarStarStar

Sharon M.

Parent VIP Member

Quotation marks

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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Director of College Advising

Educator Webinar Attendee

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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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Irene C.

Educator Webinar Attendee

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