Update from Trustee Jennifer Story

Next Ward Council Meeting-

Thursday, April 23, 7-9 pm
Host school: Leslieville PS
(254 Leslie Street)
Childcare provided
All are welcome

In addition to regular business and updates, we have a presentation and Q&A on Tech for Teaching (the use of technology in our schools, the benefits and limitations, and the board’s overall tech strategy).

Regular business starts at 7 pm, with updates from trustee, superintendent and committees. The presentation starts at 8 pm.

Here is the agenda. If you have any particular issues you want covered under reports or new business, please email me at  Jennifer.Story@tdsb.on.ca.

Upcoming Event
Social Media Zombies: A Presentation for Parents and Educators by Steve Chapelle
Tuesday, May 5, 7-9 pm
(doors open at 6:30 pm)
Where:  Westwood Middle School
(994 Carlaw Avenue)

Childcare will be provided, but the presentation is for parents and educators only

Join Westwood School Council for an examination of the importance of applying critical thinking during social media usage. We will explore these concerns from an Android and iOS perspective:

  •  Cyberbullying
  •  Willful self-exposure
  •  Unsecured confidential information

Risks, examples, and, most importantly, prevention measures will be presented. Questions will be welcomed after the presentation.

Steve Chapellehas been providing social media behaviour education to Ontario schools and parents since 2006. Through this period he has also given information management best practices training to Canadian small business associations. Prior to this, he spent 25 years in management and analyst roles across a range of technology.

Jennifer Story
TDSB Trustee, Ward 15 Toronto-Danforth
416-395-8787 or Jennifer.Story@tdsb.on.ca

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