BCPS in the News

Kickoff of the “Think B4U Post” Initiative

Wednesday, January 22, 2014
 

WHO:             
School Board members, Superintendent Robert W. Runcie, Broward County Sheriff’s Office, Miami Heat mascot and approximately 300 students from Tequesta Trace Middle School.
 
WHAT:          
Kickoff of the “Think B4U Post” initiative
 
WHEN            
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
9 – 10:30 a.m.
           
WHERE:        
Tequesta Trace Middle School
1800 Indian Trace, Weston
 
WHY:             
The “Think B4U Post” initiative aims to promote the appropriate and positive use of technology and social media among students.  It’s designed to inspire students to practice safe and respectful online communications and combat negative online actions, such as cyberbullying.  Lessons and activities include topics such as:
  • Your post can haunt your future
  • If you don’t want everyone to see it, don’t let everyone see it
  • Don’t be overexposed online
  • Your post may be used against you
  • If you wouldn’t say it in person, don’t say it online           
 
MEDIA ARE INVITED TO COVER THIS EVENT.
 
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