Resources for Students

Social Media Awareness Campaign

SMACtalk for Students provides student-focused resources related to social media awareness and internet safety. This year, our mission is to provide video content made by students, for students. Topics include student experiences with various social media platforms. In the Related Links section, you can find additional pages with age-appropriate videos, interactive games, and other fun activities that are designed to help students become better digital citizens.

Perspectives on Staying Safe Online

Check out these student perspectives on social media including screen time, social media vs. reality, being followed by strangers, dangerous challenges, location sharing, and mental health. "Perspectives on Staying Safe Online" is a video project made by high school students from North Little Rock School District. (December 2021)


The Dangers Cyber Bullying

"The Dangers of Cyber Bullying" is a video project made by students of the AMS East Team at the Arkansas Middle School in the Texarkana School District. (November 2021)


The Dangers of Social Media

A seemingly innocent online relationship leads to tragic consequences for a young girl. "The Dangers of Social Media" is a video project made by students of the AMS East Team at the Arkansas Middle School in the Texarkana School District. (October 2021)


For more information, please contact:
Shashank Avvaru, Technology Outreach Coordinator
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Elementary and Secondary Education
Office of Research & Technology
Phone: 870-331-9868
Email: Shashank.Avvaru@ade.arkansas.gov