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An Educator's Guide to Internet and Social Media Law in the Classroom
By: Nadya Tymochenko, B.A., LL.B., LL.M., Gillian Tuck Kutarna, B.A. (HONS.), M.P.A., LL.B.
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This key new text is aimed at educators – administrators, principals and teachers. It is a must-have for anyone in the education field who deals with the use of the Internet and related social media issues. It addresses the legal and practical issues that principals and school administrators face in dealing with Internet use by pupils and teaching staff.

Key topics addressed include: cyber-bullying, plagiarism, copyright, social media, privacy issues, inappropriate student/ teacher communications, defamation, legal liability and antispam legislation.

About the Author

Nadya Tymochenko, B.A., LL.B., LL.M., is a leader in education law at Miller Thomson, serving publicly funded school boards, private schools, and private colleges. She brings industry expertise and experience to a wide breadth of legal matters, including governance issues, human rights with respect to employees, students, and the complex area of intersecting and conflicting rights. She also advises on labour and employment issues, and acts for her clients in grievance arbitrations and matters before the Ontario Labour Relations Board. Nadya helps her education clients to address administrative law topics such as student discipline, special education, health and safety, and privacy, both informally and before tribunals.

Gillian Tuck Kutarna, B.A. (HONS.), M.P.A., LL.B., focuses on education, not-for-profit and charities law, advocating for her clients at various levels of court, the Human Rights Tribunal and other Social Justice Tribunals, the Ontario Labour Relations Board, and in arbitration and mediation proceedings. In supporting her school board and not-for-profit clients, Gillian draws on her extensive knowledge of the education and social impact sectors, providing advice in matters of governance, policy development, labour and employment law, special education, privacy, workplace safety, strategic planning, conflict management, and the public policy process.