The use of technology and social networks has redefined the way your students interact with each other and the world around them. Discussing these new interactions in the classroom isn’t always easy, and while it can be a sensitive topic, it’s extremely important to keep the lines of communication open so that students feel comfortable and safe talking with adults about their experiences online.

Let’s take a look at how you can help your students become more aware of what they share online, and how to be upstanding members of the online communities they participate in. Go through the sections below, then check what you’ve learned with a short quiz.