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.

When Is Your Brain Ready for Social Media?

Most social media platforms say you need to be 13 to have your own account. But when is your brain ready to handle social media? Check out this video from KQED Public Radio, PBS, and Common Sense Education. (March 2022)


Protect Yourself Against Cyberbullying

This quick video is a great lesson on cyberbullying with a target audience of middle school students. (February 2022)


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)

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