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Social Media and Mental Health in Schools

Social Media and Mental Health in Schools

by Jonathan Glazzard, Colin Mitchell

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Overview

Social media is at the heart of children’s and young people’s lives. It is intimately entwined with mental health issues and can be both a blessing and a curse.

  • Do you fully understand the links between social media and mental health?
  • What problems does social media present for your learners?
  • What benefits could it bring them?
  • What can you do to educate children and young people about the use of social media while also developing their digital resilience?

Whether you are a primary or secondary teacher, this book helps you tackle these questions, with a range of practical strategies and solutions that are workable in school and classroom settings.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781912508181
Publisher: Critical Publishing
Publication date: 10/22/2018
Series: Positive Mental Health
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 136
File size: 830 KB

About the Author

Jonathan Glazzard is Professor of Teacher Education at Leeds Beckett University. He is the professor attached to the Carnegie Centre of Excellence for Mental Health in Schools. He teaches across a range of QTS and non-QTS programmes and is an experienced teacher educator. He was previously head of academic development at Leeds Trinity University and head of primary initial teacher training courses at the University of Huddersfield. He is a qualified teacher and taught in primary schools before moving into higher education.

Colin Mitchell has been working with learning technologies in Higher Education for more than 10 years. He is passionate about empowering students and academics to harness technology to enhance teaching and learning. He is also a firm believer that technology is not always the answer and sometimes the best approach can be a simple one. His main area of interest is around effective approaches to prepare trainee professionals for a career in the age of social media.


Jonathan Glazzard is Professor of Teacher Education and Head of Department for Children, Education and Communities at Edge Hill University. He is an active researcher and teacher educator as well as a qualified teacher. Jonathan taught in state primary schools for 10 years before moving into higher education. His research addresses issues of inclusion and social justice within education.


Colin Mitchell has been working with learning technologies in Higher Education for more than 10 years. He is passionate about empowering students and academics to harness technology to enhance teaching and learning. He is also a firm believer that technology is not always the answer and sometimes the best approach can be a simple one.

His main area of interest is around effective approaches to prepare trainee professionals for a career in the age of social media.

 

Table of Contents

Introduction

  1. Young people and technology
  2. The benefits of social media
  3. The impact of technolog, and social media on well-being.
  4. Cyberbullying
  5. The role of schools
  6. The role of parents
  7. Building digital resilience

Conclusions

References

Index

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