Month: September 2016

Digital Citizenship


LPS hosting six ‘Digital Citizenship’ events this fall

Lincoln Public Schools will host six community events this fall centered around safety in technology and social media. LPS has partnered with Ryan Sothan from the Consumer Protection Division of the State Attorney General’s office, a state leader in best practices for the use of technology for families and students.

Each presentation is the same, and all are free and open to all ages. Attend the presentation that fits your family’s schedule best:
● Mickle Middle School – Sept. 22, 6:30 p.m.
● Culler Middle School – Sept. 27, 6 p.m.
● Scott Middle School – Oct. 3, 6:30 p.m.
● Pound Middle School – Oct. 24, 7 p.m.
● Park Middle School Nov. 14, 7 p.m.
● Schoo Middle School, Nov. 17, 6:45 p.m.

About Sothan’s presentation: Think of “Digital Citizenship: Rules of the Road for Safely Navigating the Information Superhighway” as Driver’s Ed, a primer designed to raise awareness and prepare families and students to drive and interface with today’s information technology—including social media and smartphones—in a safe, responsible, and respectful manner.

About Sothan: As Outreach Coordinator within the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office, Ryan has statewide responsibility for developing and implementing community-based initiatives for educating Nebraskans in the areas of consumer fraud, predatory and illegal business practices, and Internet safety.

After each presentation, LPS will have staff available for parents to ask questions regarding technology in schools, including Chromebooks – a device being rolled out to LPS students over the next two years.