- Post Illegal Activities
- Trash Your Teachers
- Post Objectionable Content From School Computers or Networks
- Post Confidential Information
- Overly Specific Location Check-In
- Threaten Violence
- Ignore School-Specific Policies
- Unprofessional Public Profiles
- Never Rely on Privacy Settings 100% Post Emotionally
For me it is a matter of posing a simple question. How do you want people to see you?
Show the world that you are
- Naturally curious, independent and love learning.
- Willing to explore concepts, ideas and issues that have local and global significance.
- Capable of making reasoned and ethical decisions.
- Open minded
- Honest and can think and act with integrity
- Respectful of the ideas of others.
- Willing to seek and evaluate a range of different points of view
- Willingly grow from experience
- Value your own culture and personal histories and are open to the perspectives, values and traditions of other cultures.
- Empathetic, compassionate and respect the needs and feelings of others.
- Open to new ideas, especially those that challenge your existing beliefs and assumptions.
- Articulate and can defend your beliefs using sound reasoning
When presenting your ideas online
- Give the readers some idea why the topic interests you.
- Be clear and concise.
- Check spelling and grammar
- Use credible and appropriately cited sources
- Make sure all claims are supported / have good justification
- Use appropriate terminology and conventions.
- Personal opinions should be identified as such and kept to a minimum.
- Avoid making hasty generalizations.
- Try and use original, real life examples that reflect your own personal interest
- Refer to friends, family members, teachers etc people by their first name only.
- Don’t post photos of people with their name alongside
My students blog Chemical Paradigms shows that they have ‘nailed it’