During the 2020/21, we delivered over 300+ virtual internet safety and digital literacy programs to schools and parent groups, and organizations across North America. Although we leave time for questions and answers at the end our live broadcasts, it is clear some groups desire more time to ask specific questions and address particular challenges. This is more so requested as questions may arise long after programs have finished.
As a result, we have decided to create a new service that we are calling, “LIVE Q&A With The White Hatter.” participating in one of our presentations, groups can now book a follow-up 30 minute live and interactive Q&A session with members of the White Hatter Team. This 30-minute add-on session will be dedicated to prepared questions that can be pre-submitted to us before this session starts, or even real-time questions during this session, that participants may have based upon the program they attended, or any other questions they may have when it comes to internet safety and digital literacy.
We have learned that after our live virtual presentations, teachers often engage with students on lessons learned, which often generate even more questions from students, especially those in elementary and middle school. This Q&A session would be a great add-on for teachers, and their students, to reconnect with the White Hatter, especially with our “video on demand” Gr 4/5 and 6/7 social media safety and digital literacy pre-record programs, to further enhance critical thinking on topics that were discussed.
The White Hatter Broadcasting Studio is more than just a laptop webcam meeting. We use a professionally outfitted multi-media broadcasting studio with multiple (6) camera angles. Using best in industry webinar-based professional broadcasting software and hardware. We provide a safe, secure, and private online webinar experience, using industry-leading software, to provide a high-definition video and audio online learning environment that is second to none. We also have the ability to seamlessly integrate with other virtual programs such as ZOOM, TEAMS, BLUEJEANS, SKYPE or any other web-based platform if requested.
Beyond our program presentations, our organizations expanding resource list designed for youth, school, Parents, businesses and working professionals.
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Our program is not just about internet safety, it’s also about digital citizenship and literacy, online ethics, online critical thinking, and the challenges surrounding privacy, cyberbullying, and what we can do now to protect their digital footprint. The goal of our programs is not to instill fear or negate opportunities, rather to enlighten, empower, and enable participants to make informed online choices.
Our work in the area of internet safety and digital literacy has been recognized by various awards.
Canadian Order Of Merit
BC Medal of Good Citizenship
BC Social Innovations Youth Award
While others in our industry seek out police endorsements or advertise that they have or do work with law enforcement, we are comprised of current or past law enforcement professionals, and bring this experience and pedigree to all of our programs.
We stay current on everything we do, and we have documented evidence that our presentation positively changes internet behaviour. We are also very proud of the fact that our programs have intervened in the lives of many, especially in our grade school programs where students who were contemplating suicide or self-harm as an option because they were in crisis or being targeted by cyberbullying or sexting went wrong issues. These students heard our empathetic message, reached out to us for help, and in each and every case (often working with their school) we were able to get them the help that they needed.
Our programs are designed not only from extensive experience but also academic support. Members of The White Hatter Team come from a variety of backgrounds in formal post-secondary education and bring a breadth of knowledge with how technology impacts the world from each individual and society.
The White Hatter is the brand icon of Personal Protection Systems Inc. a company established in 1993. Our mission is to provide students, teachers, parents, adults, businesses, and law enforcement with the knowledge and tools necessary in today’s world
29+ years of experience
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