The internet has changed the landscape of education. There are great and exciting changes, but unfortunately, also the bad and the ugly ones.
Teachers and administrators have to reach well beyond textbooks and what they have learned to teach and manage in today's schools. Dealing with sexting, social media scandals, bullies online and off, overwhelmed and over-reactive parents demanding top grades even bullying staff; things have gotten complex taking precious time, causing frustration and pain.
Edit offers a variety of workshops designed to help your faculty, students, and parents cope with today’s fast-changing world.
Always fun, always entertaining Edit gets you outside of the box, gets the teens laughing, gives you hands-on tips and inspires reflection.
WHAT WE DO
Have fun while doing this
Teach teens what teachers don't have time to teach within their curriculums breaking in to some of the more difficult conversations around their online lives
Teach the teachers about what teens are doing online and what they can do in their classrooms now
Create curriculum and lesson plans as follow up lessons to our work
Customize our program to fit the needs of your school
Inspire teachers, parents and teens
Parents can be easy, challenging or outright bullies. Get insight on how to understand and work with every kind of parent. The outcome will be less stress, more time for what you love and better cooperation.
Live in the now, Snapchat, Instagram, and Selfies are the norm for teens yet they do not understand how they are branding themselves. We will teach them about branding, the power of their images and memes can have inspiring them to create a healthy online profile.
They claim to know what they are doing. They are digital natives. As clever as they might be, do they understand the impact of what they are posting and consuming online? This workshop gets them laughing, and thinking all while giving hands-on tips on how to keep safe and keep a sense of humor while enjoying the positives of social media.
This fun workshop is geared to 5th and 6th graders. They will love the stories and have fun while learning how to cope with their online world. Most of them do have a phone, will chat and will be confronted with sticky online situations. They need a space to learn this and discuss what they are seeing and doing. This is the place.
Addicted? Are teens devices irresistible? This topic cannot be ignored by schools; it is a new social phenomenon. We need a healthier approach to make life with phones sustainable.
Social media has boomed since Facebook was created in 2004. Then came the smartphone which has led to a sea change in teen interactions. In this interactive workshop you will learn what you can and should do as a school to help teens, parents and your staff navigate, make less mistakes, be more productive, deal with their digital footprint and have a healthy relationship to their beloved devices.
Parents around the globe are grasping for help and guidance. Worried about their teens time online, gaming, addiction, their digital footprint, safety and how to raise ethical young adults are just a few of the worries parents face today. This workshop will give you hands-on and realistic advise as to what you can and should do at home, how to cope, how much time online is too much and how to approach these conversations with your kids.
Let Marienke inspire students on stage, in your black box or simply in a classroom. Students will learn about being kind and showing empathy on- and offline. They will laugh, create and work through some of their online dramas. One student left the session saying this was like therapy; Amazing!
Addicted? Let's explore in this parent workshop how to deal with our kids, their devices, and a new social phenomenon that has invaded our homes. We need a healthier approach.
Live in the now, Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook and Selfies are the norms for teens. Teachers are confronted with this and yet it extends beyond their subject matter. What should they do? What should the school do? It is time we address this. Let's talk.
A teen's online world is very real. Like in the real world the virtual one has its own rules and etiquette. On the contrary to the real world, online behavior is not learned through socialization with teachers, parents, and peers but only the latter. The doors to the online world are mostly slammed in the faces of adults. Edit will take you there, let you hear their voices, what and why they are doing what they are doing.