Teacher Privacy in the Digital Age with Frederick Lane | Tanya Sheckley | 2 Min Read

April 11, 2024

On this Rebel Educator® podcast, Tanya Sheckley has a conversation with Frederick Lane about cybertraps teachers and parents should be aware of, the shrinking zone of privacy for teachers, and how we can raise good digital citizens across the globe. Lane is an author, attorney, educational consultant, and lecturer based in Brooklyn, NY. He is the co-founder of The Center for Cyberethics and is a nationally recognized expert in the areas of cybersafety, digital misconduct, personal privacy, and other topics at the intersection of law, technology, and society. Lane has appeared on “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” CNN, NBC, ABC, CBS, the BBC, and MSNBC.

He has written ten books, including most recently Cybertraps for Educators 2.0 (2020), Raising Cyberethical Kids (2020), and Cybertraps for Expecting Moms & Dads (2017). He is currently working on his newest book, The Rise of the Digital Mob (Beacon Press 2022). All of his books are available on Amazon.com or through his Web sites, FrederickLane.com and Cybertraps.com.

With Jethro Jones (The Transformative Principal), Lane co-hosts “The Cybertraps Podcast.” He is also the publisher of “The Cybertraps Newsletter” (newsletter.cybertraps.com).


  • How Frederick’s interest in the internet, safety, and privacy began in the first grade and how his work evolved.
  • Cybertraps for educators, teacher privacy, and professional risks that come along when engaging in online activity.
  • The shrinking zone of privacy and the role of social media.
  • What parents can do to raise good digital citizens, starting with modeling.
  • Frederick’s Fulbright trip to Ghana and his work there with the Child Online Africa organization.


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Tanya Sheckley

Tanya Sheckley is Founder and President of UP Academy, an elementary lab school which values innovation, empathy and strength and incorporates a unique neuro-development program for children with physical disabilities. Tanya’s vision and mission show it’s possible to celebrate differences, change what’s broken in the American education system, and that all children can receive a rigorous, well-rounded education. She is an Edpreneur, Author of Rebel Educator: Create Classrooms of Imagination and Impact and host of the Rebel Educator podcast. She speaks frequently on the future of education and entrepreneurship. She is a rebel educator who works with new and existing schools to question the status quo and develop innovative student experiences through inclusion and project-based learning.

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