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Educator Guides from ConnectSafely

By educators, for educators: A growing collection of short, clearly written guidebooks that demystify apps, services and platforms popular with students. In PDF format. Feel free to download, print and share (if you share in bulk, please let us know). 

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Parent’s and Educator’s Guide to Hate Speech

Parent’s and Educator’s Guide to Hate Speech

By Brittan Heller, JD and Larry Magid, Ph.D. Download Free Guide (PDF) Download Free Quick Guide (PDF) The internet is making it possible for people around the world to communicate with lightning speed and, for the most part, it’s a good thing. Whether it’s keeping up...

The Educator’s Guide to Creativity & Copyright

The Educator’s Guide to Creativity & Copyright

  By Kerry Gallagher, J.D., Larry Magid, Ed.D. and David Sohn, J.D. Download Printer friendly Guide (PDF) Quick-Guide for Students & Teachers (PDF)   Whether they’re working in class or at home, students are accessing, viewing, creating, and sharing media as...

Parent’s Guide to Education Technology

Parent’s Guide to Education Technology

  By Kerry Gallagher, J.D., and Larry Magid, Ed.D. Download Guide (PDF)   We all know children use devices like smartphones, tablets, Chromebooks, and laptops at school and they also often use a vocabulary full of technology jargon that may seem completely foreign....

Educator’s Guide to Social Media

Educator’s Guide to Social Media

Download Guide (PDF) Social media has become ubiquitous. About three-quarters of online American adults use some form of social media, according to Pew Research. Among young adults and teens, the numbers are even higher. Without a doubt, the vast majority of your...

The Educator’s Guide to Student Data Privacy

The Educator’s Guide to Student Data Privacy

DownloadFull Guide (PDF Technology tools and apps are making it possible for educators and students to collaborate, create, and share ideas more easily than ever. When schools use technology, students’ data—including some personal information—is collected both by...