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Student learning is a shared responsibility between schools and parents. Technology is transforming how and where students learn. The classroom has been extended to any location with an internet connection. As students spend more time learning and socializing online, we all need to work together to ensure our students stay healthy and safe. The Social Media Awareness Campaign (SMACtalk) was formed in response to this need. The purpose of SMACtalk is to bring awareness, provide resources, and increase communication for teachers, parents, and students.

The 2022 SMACtalk Summer Calendar is here!

Looking for some ways to have those social media awareness conversations as a family this summer? Check out this summer calendar with daily prompts to explore our SMACtalk resources or practice your skills in the real world. It's is a collection of the best content from the past two years of our campaign. Take just a few minutes a day to learn something new. Share with us how you're talking SMAC this summer by using our #SMACtalkAR hashtag on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. Download the calendar now and then share it with a friend.

SMACtalk in the Press

For more information, please contact:
Ray Girdler, Director of Data Use & Privacy
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Elementary and Secondary Education
Office of Research & Technology
Phone: 501-683-4230

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