Sexting, Sending Nudes and Image Based Abuse

What advice can we give for our kids to stop them sending nudes? Or if it’s too late and an image gets out, how do […]

How much screentime is too much? Ask these questions instead

When it comes to our children’s use of the screens the focus for many is to look at issues of overuse and concentrate on ways […]

Cyberbullying On the Rise in U.S. Schools, Federal Report Finds

The report found that roughly a third of middle and high schools reported disciplinary problems stemming from cyberbullying at least once a week or daily.

Social Media a Double-Edged Sword for Students With Disabilities, Study Finds

Students with disabilities were more likely to be both victims and perpetrators of cyberbullying, according to a study from the Ruderman Family Foundation.

Raising a Good Kid in a Digital World

So what does it really take to raise a good kid in the digital world? After working in this space for over 10 years (and […]

Internet Security 101: What Teachers and Students Need to Know

As educators, you have a high expectation to provide a quality education for today’s youth. But you know that being an educator means much more […]

Reality TV shows: a bit of fun or thriving on a culture of bullying?

It always strikes me as odd, and I guess somewhat disturbing and hypocritical, when I see our morning shows spruiking the “no bullying’ message. They […]

Scrolling with intention: getting the best return on our online investment:

Are we worried about the time we spend online? Should we take heed of warnings by media reports and popular articles that put the sole […]

Four Steps to Creating Cyber Secure Students

It’s almost impossible to overstate the impact of technology on the lives of students today. With the ever-increasing popularity of social media platforms and online […]

Helping Learners to be Kind Online and Offline

“There’s no such things as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.” – Scott Adams October is National […]

Common Sense Media Overhauls Popular Digital Citizenship Curriculum

From fake news to digital self-harm, a host of new online challenges has prompted the nonprofit group to update its widely used K-12 digital citizenship […]

Teen Survey Warning For MoodleNet: Think Instagram, Not Facebook

With the launch of MoodleNet on the horizon, the importance of teen behavior, habits, and rationales in social networks should spark a growing interest for […]

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