Archive | October, 2010

One Goal, One Community: Moving Beyond Bullying and Empowering for Life

29. October 2010

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Check out this exciting initiative from Australia which is about to be given a “test-drive” in the United States: College students taking a leading role in educating younger students on how to prevent bullying.

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Negotiating Technology with your Child: Sage Advice from Dr. Russell Sabella

27. October 2010

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We know that “having that talk” about technology use with your children and/or students is not always the easiest conversation to start.  The conversation can become unproductive very quickly, with both sides taking a defensive stance.  Yet engaging in those conversations is one of the best ways to help children and young people learn how to stay safe [...]

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“Alison Trachtman Hill gives US the scoop on cyberbullying”: AllyKatzz Tween Summit

25. October 2010

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Check out this short but informative interview with Alison Trachtman Hill, founder of Critical Issues for Girls (CI4G), at the AllyKatzz Tween Summit held in NYC on October 10, 2010.  (See also her interview on YouTube.)  We suggest that you take a moment to check out the rest of the AllyKatzz website, where “Girls ‘right’ their stories,” and [...]

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SAFE: Safe Social Networking for Young Children

13. October 2010

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Check out this new program from the U.K. which aims to “develop primary children’s skills, self-confidence and safety awareness when using social network sites.”

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Net Cetera Community Outreach Toolkit: FREE Online Safety Resource

11. October 2010

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Last week, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) unveiled its community outreach kit with “new resources to help parents and communities keep kids safe online and on their mobile phones … Besides the Net Cetera booklet, the Community Outreach Kit includes Heads Up, a new booklet for kids; a short video for parents; four short videos for kids; slides and discussion [...]

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Reducing bullying and cyberbullying: 10 easy tips for educators

7. October 2010

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While we know that, unfortunately, there is nothing “easy” about reducing bullying and cyberbullying, Elizabeth Englander, Ph.D. (Director, Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center ["Marc"]) and Kristin Schank (Graduate Assistant, Marc) have put together a very helpful set of tips for educators to help prevent bullying in schools and online.

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