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Interactive, Halloween-Themed Digital Safety Bulletin Board

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In my last post I shared about Digital Citizenship Week Ideas . Each month we host a monthly PBIS theme. Digital Citizenship is the monthly theme for October. As an additional way to reinforce what students are learning this month about Digital Citizenship, I created an interactive, Halloween-themed, digital safety bulletin board to share digital safety tips with students and staff. I designed the bulletin board to be interactive. Students/staff can lift the flap to learn more about each digital safety tip. Everything you need to display this bulletin board is included with the kit - social media icons, candy clipart, and a Jack-o-lantern face to glue on a bag. How do you educate students about digital safety? If you display this item in your own school I would love to see it! Please share with me on  Instagram  or  Twitter .

Digital Citizenship Week Ideas

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Each month our PBIS program hosts a monthly theme. The theme for October is Digital Citizenship. October 14th - 18th is also Digital Citizenship week. We facilitate lessons, events, and activities each month related to the monthly PBIS theme. For Digital Citizenship month, all students received a Nearpod lesson in advisory about creating a positive digital footprint. There are lots of FREE Digital Citizenship Lessons available on Nearpod through Common Sense Media . To reinforce the information students learned during the PBIS lesson about creating a positive digital footprint, I created digital safety tips to display on our TV monitors throughout the school. To create the digital safety tips, I used  Canva , a free digital media tool. Canva has tons of excellent, FREE, digital media templates. Canva is also very easy to use. You can create teams and share your designs with other staff members. Here is an example of what the digital safety tips look like on the TV
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I created a quick and easy bulletin board to display on the last day of "Start with Hello" week . I loved the idea of a "Take What You Need, Give What You Can" bulletin board . I created this version to help spread positivity in my school. No bulletin board? No problem! I love using alternative surfaces like windows and walls to display bulletin boards. I stuck this bulletin board to the window near the door to the counseling office so that students could see it as they were leaving the cafeteria. Students and staff can take a positive note from the "Take What You Need" side of the bulletin board to lift them up. Students and staff can write a positive note to give to a friend or colleague or take a note from the "Give What You Can" side of the bulletin board to give to someone. I added "Take What You Need, Give What You Can" Bulletin Board to my TPT Store so you can easily make this quick and easy bulletin board

Start With Hello Week Themes and Planning #StartwithHello

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Start with Hello Week is September 23rd through September 27th. We are planning a variety of events at our school including a  Mix it Up Day Start with Hello Week is a way to promote community and inclusiveness at your school. If you are not familiar with  Start with Hello Week  is run through the  Sandy Hook Promise , a national non-profit organization founded and lead by several family members whose loved ones were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012. Visit the  Start with Hello Week  page to sign up for free resources including a planning guide. Below are the events and activities we are planning for Start with Hello Week next week. Start with Hello Week Daily Theme Days and Activities Monday (9/23): Promise 2 Start with Hello  School Spirit Day - Wear school colors!  Student Council Service Committee will be writing chalk messages on the sidewalks in front of the building and by the bus entrance.  Mix it Up @ Lunch - Building New Relationship

Be the One Bulletin Board - Start with Hello Week

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I designed a quick and easy bulletin board for Start with Hello Week.  I wanted to display something that would encourage and inspire students that ONE student truly can make a difference in the lives of other. If you are not familiar with Start with Hello Week is run through the Sandy Hook Promise , a national non-profit organization founded and lead by several family members whose loved ones were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012.  Start with Hello Week is a way to promote community and inclusiveness at your school. The website has lots of free resources you can use to celebrate Start with Hello Week at your school. This year Start with Hello Week is September 23rd through September 27th. We are planning a variety of events at our school including a Mix it Up Day on Monday and a Kindness Day on Wednesday. The national Mix it Up Day takes place in October, but we are hosting it early this year. Mix it Up Day is a way to encourage students to get to k