Archive | May, 2010

Poland: Cyberbullying Prevention and Online Safety

31. May 2010

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What’s happenning in Poland with respect to cyberbullying prevention and online safety? Quite a bit actually

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Canada and Cyberbullying: New Data, Key Researchers and Organizations

30. May 2010

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A new study has found that 8 percent of Canadian parents of children aged 7-17 indicate that their child

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Learning in Hand: Tony Vincent brings technology into teaching

27. May 2010

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Why is this on our site?  One reaction to cyberbullying is ”keep technology out of the classroom.” We believe

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Cyberbullying Experts: Dr. Tanya Byron

26. May 2010

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Dr. Tanya Byron is the U.K.’s most public figure on cyberbullying prevention. She was commissioned by the British Prime Minister to

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Bullying & Cyberbullying Bystanders: Cartoon Network campaign targets middle school “bystanders” to intervene

26. May 2010

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Next fall, the Cartoon Network will launch

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CyberMentors: A safe place for young people to speak out about bullying

25. May 2010

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Following on from our blog yesterday about the need for young people to have safe places where they can speak out about bullying/cyberbullying and know they will receive assistance, our feature today is about CyberMentors, a website where young people can talk to other young people about bullying and receive online help.

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Social Networking Sites for Children?: Togetherville

23. May 2010

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Social networking for kids ages 6-10?

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Bill Belsey: Pioneer Cyberbullying Activist

23. May 2010

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Bill Belsey is the President of bullying.org and the creator of some of the world’s first

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Cyberbullying Prevention: A “Team” Approach

20. May 2010

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Readers of our blog will know that we are firm believers that effective cyberbullying prevention is best achieved through a “team” approach involving all stakeholders (parents, young people, teachers, administrators, and other interested community members).   In this blog, we present what Stephen Balkam of the Family Online Safety Institute and Michael Rich, MD, of the Center on Media [...]

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Cellphone Classroom: Learning to read via texting

19. May 2010

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While this blog does not relate directly to cyberbullying, we are including it because it involves all the things about which we are passionate: education (especially for girls and women), positive uses of technology, and a global worldview.  We hope you appreciate this story which aired on National Public Radio as much as we did.

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Cellphone ban coming in Prince George’s schools

18. May 2010

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May 13, 2010. The Washington Post. Prince George’s County (Maryland) schools has proposed a ban on cellphones at school, namely, turned off and in the lockers. Issues still being finalized are how it will apply to teachers. Other schools are loosening bans.

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Cyberbullying Prevention: Digital Citizenship in a Connected Culture Curriculum

17. May 2010

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Looking for a curriculum to help address cyberbullying and digital citizenship with your middle schools students?  One which does not require special technical knowledge in order to implement it?  One which includes resources for students, teachers and parents?  Then take a look at this curriculum which will be available soon from Commonsense Media, apparently for FREE!  The [...]

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National Centre Against Bullying: 2010 Conference Outcomes

16. May 2010

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The National Center Against Bullying held its 2010 Annual Conference in Melborne, Australia, on April 8-10, 2010: “Navigating the Maze: Cybersafety and Wellbeing Solutions for Schools.”  The conference attracted some of the top global experts on cyberbullying, including Profs. Shaheen Shariff, Donna Cross, Ken Rigby, and Marilyn Campbell, and Mr. Bill Belsey.  The conference offered [...]

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