Signs and Signals of Violence: Secret Service Report Indicators Defined

Research conducted by the US Secret Service showed a strong correlation between school shootings and previous incidents of bullying and suicidal tendencies. Bullying, and even extreme […]

Students Experiencing Distress Need Early Intervention: Secret Service Report on Reducing School Violence

Are there steps schools can take to intervene and help prevent violence? The answer to this question is yes. As recently as early December 2018, […]

Holiday BluesThe Effect Depression Has on Students During Winter Break

While the holidays are typically described as a time of joy, not all of our students are necessarily sharing in the spirit of the season. […]

Former Wrestling Pro Gives Hope to K-12 Audiences

One of our sales representatives, Alex Danko, learned about a dynamic school assembly speaker who focuses on bullying, suicide, and making good life choices. Marc […]

4 Ways Parents Can Keep Kids Safe on Social Media

With the 2018-19 school year underway, children K-12 will be increasing the time spent on both school-provided technology and personal devices. Many parents find it […]

Sextorition? It’s Real!

Have you heard about Sextorition?  It’s a real thing. We love this Thorn Video.  It really speaks to kids!   The post Sextorition? It’s Real! appeared […]

How to Talk to Parents About Safety on School-provided Technology

More and more of today’s parents are digital natives who grew up with laptops, tablets and smartphones as part of their lives, so unlike previous […]

Is Cyberbullying Illegal in Your State?

The ubiquity of social media and mobile technology has made it easy for bullies to continue their behavior on every corner of the Internet. We’ve […]

Why Cyberbullying Affects Girls More than Boys

We’ve written before about how cyberbullying can be more insidious than physical bullying because it follows kids home. Educators and parents should also be aware […]

How to Keep Your Students (and Teachers) Safe on Facebook

Every day, students and teachers provide information to social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat  and Instagram, whether they are chatting with friends or posting […]

Cyberbullying Never Sleeps: How to Protect Kids at School and at Home

We’ve all seen that scene in a movie where a kid comes sprinting down his street, pursued by a snarling bully. Just as the bigger, […]

Making Sense of the Common Sense Census

Jeff Mao, former Senior Director of Outreach at Common Sense Media, provided one of my favorite analogies a few years back. We were talking about […]

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