Social-Emotional Learning and Cyberbullying Prevention

Social-Emotional Learning and Cyberbullying Prevention

With social distancing and the shift to distance learning, students spend more time online than ever. Therefore, it’s more important than ever to educate students about cyberbullying. Often, teaching students how to recognize cyberbullying is the first step to...
Student Safety, District Liability, and Distance Learning

Student Safety, District Liability, and Distance Learning

On July 21rst, Mickes O’Toole Attorneys at Law and SlateXP, the makers of LearnSafe, presented an online seminar focusing on student safety, district liability, and distance learning. Thomas A. Mickes, a leading education law attorney, gave a presentation titled...
How Students Bypass Internet Filters on School Computers

How Students Bypass Internet Filters on School Computers

The Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) requires school districts to monitor and supervise technology use by students and staff. In the classroom, teachers often take on part of this responsibility through active monitoring of student computer screens....
Reminder: “COVID-19 and the Unintended Consequences of Distance Learning” Webinar

Reminder: “COVID-19 and the Unintended Consequences of Distance Learning” Webinar

“COVID-19 and the Unintended Consequences of Distance Learning,” a webinar sponsored by Mickes O’Toole Attorneys at Law, in conjunction with Slate XP, the makers of LearnSafe, will take place on Tuesday, July 21rst, at 10:00 am CST via Zoom. This online seminar will...
Distance Learning, Student Safety, and the CARES Act

Distance Learning, Student Safety, and the CARES Act

In early 2020, the coronavirus pandemic completely altered the educational landscape in the United States. Suddenly, schools were forced to transition from in-person to online instruction: a change necessary to preserve the physical safety of faculty, students, and...
Reminder: “COVID-19 and the Unintended Consequences of Distance Learning” Webinar

Upcoming Webinar: “COVID-19 and the Unintended Consequences of Distance Learning”

Mickes/O’Toole Attorneys at Law, in conjunction with Slate XP, the makers of LearnSafe, will present an online seminar, “COVID-19 and the Unintended Consequences of  Distance Learning.” This seminar will focus on issues that need to be considered with respect to...
Using Technology to Foster Social-Emotional Learning

Using Technology to Foster Social-Emotional Learning

Educational technology has opened up a new world of learning possibilities. Virtual reality and infographics help visual and kinetic learners in a way not possible with lectures alone. During the coronavirus pandemic, technology helped schools keep students safe while...
Maintaining A Safe Learning Environment for Distance Learning

Maintaining A Safe Learning Environment for Distance Learning

While students are learning at home, it’s important that they feel they still have a safe environment. How can teachers help create a safe workplace for online classes? Here are some ideas of how schools can maintain a safe learning environment for distance...