Learning how to educate children, parents and communities on the nuances of digital culture and climate is the focus of this workshop. Part one will discuss the evolution of social media and how digital platforms utilize our data and human psychology to formulate our next digital move. Attendees will see how emotional intelligence, sleep habits, digital addiction and self-worth is being shaped by technology. Also covered will be digital influences on emotional and social contagion theory. Part two will transition to trends like cyberbullying, sextortion, and human trafficking. It includes best practices to teach law enforcement, victim advocates and others how to best educate on sensitive digital topics their community. Attend this workshop and learn how to discuss the rising digital issues like social change and digital subcultures (examples: cancel, challenge and predatory cultures). The non-profit Digital Futures Initiative (DFi) was created to deliver digital life skills. Lessons are designed by curating the best, most current content available then compiling the material into FREE curriculum for any group to use. Access to this curriculum will also be provided. This workshop will only be recorded and available On-Demand from August 9, 2021 until December 17, 2021.
Learn current digital trends impacting children's emotional state & changing social fabric of society.
Learn the digital trends causing the most harm to a child's social and emotional learning.
Discover how to build a digital culture in our own communities by educating them with best outcomes & practices.