Furlong, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 04/11/2019 -- There's no way to deny it—the internet has become an unavoidable part of most Americans' home, work, and social lives. Understanding how to safely and responsibly use the internet is a crucial skill that every student and teacher needs to master. The Teacher's Academy is proud to announce that they are promoting improved cyber literacy with their new professional development course for teachers in Harrisburg and throughout PA, "Internet Research, Cyber Safety and Social Media."
"Internet Research, Cyber Safety and Social Media" introduces educators to some of the most basic concepts that they'll need to understand in order to teach their students to use the internet effectively. It covers topics like separating reliable sources from hoax sites and outdated information, reviewing and citing web sources, and developing an acceptable use policy for internet usage in the classroom. Teachers will also learn more about the dangers and prevalence of cyberbullying, along with innovative strategies that they can use to help a student who's being cyberbullied. Finally, teachers will learn how to pass these lessons on to their students, creating a new generation of savvy searchers.
"Internet Research, Cyber Safety and Social Media" is Act 48-approved and is suitable for teachers who still need to complete their state-required professional development hours in Harrisburg or elsewhere in the state of PA. The Teacher's Academy offers a wide catalog of Act 48 approved courses that educators of all ages and subject specialties can use to continue their learning from the comfort of their homes, schools, or offices.
Anyone interested in learning more about The Teacher's Academy is encouraged to browse their catalog online today at https://www.theteachersacademy.com.
About The Teacher's Academy
The Teacher's Academy offers convenient online professional development for teachers. Those who need professional development hours, including Act 48 hours, can gain their hours by taking courses from The Teacher's Academy. All courses are written by active teachers. Courses are available for almost every subject and grade level. They can be taken on one's own time and at their own pace. Teachers choose The Teacher's Academy for their professional development because of the convenience, affordability, and relevance. To learn more, visit https://www.theteachersacademy.com/.