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Slow but Steady Progress on Social Media Rules for Teachers and Students

14. May, 2012Internet & Social Media ArticlesComments Off on Slow but Steady Progress on Social Media Rules for Teachers and Students

Social Media Rules Limit New York Student-Teacher Contact Schools continue to struggle with balancing student safety and freedom of expression….

15 big ways the Internet is changing our brain

3. April, 2012Internet & Social Media Articles, Safety on the InternetComments Off on 15 big ways the Internet is changing our brain

Ray Kurzweil wants to remind us of the major pros and cons of ubiquitous online access and how it’s shaping…

Teachers, Students, and Social Networking

21. December, 2011Internet & Social Media Articles, Issues for schoolsComments Off on Teachers, Students, and Social Networking

Protecting students from inappropriate contacts on social media is becoming more and more complex, as illustrated by the following New…

Parenting & Technology

26. November, 2011Internet & Social Media Articles, Safety on the InternetComments Off on Parenting & Technology

Technology and social media are expanding faster than our ability to keep up and our toddlers are often more proficient…
Safety On the Internet

Safety On the Internet

23. November, 2011Internet & Social Media Articles, Safety on the Internet, slideshow imagesComments Off on Safety On the Internet

Children tend to be way ahead of parents on the Internet. For the most part, they are more comfortable with…

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Two important new resources for educators and families on Cyber-bullying and the Impact of Bullying on Substance AbuseThis new resource

Link to – Cyber Bullying: The Definitive Guide for Educators, Parents, and Family Members This

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Why Do We Judge Parents For Putting Kids At Perceived — But Unreal — Risk?

Tania Lombrozo asks some important and provocative questions as she reports on new research that gets

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Traveling Safely and Being Prepared for Whatever Comes Up

There are so many things to think about with young children, but a no-brainer is

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When should your child have a smartphone?

Safety is a function of parental judgement and decision-making.  As more children get phones at

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Safe and Sound – Resources for Military Families

The US DoD has  been consistently improving resources for military families.  They have released new

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Author Dr. Sherryll Kraizer has a Ph.D. in education with a specialization in youth at risk.