Archive | May, 2011

Best Defenses Against Cyber Bullies: Good parenting and self-control can help

26. May 2011

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Check out this short article by Abigail Baird for Scientific American which refers to a study by Carter Hay and Ryan Meldrum at the College of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Florida State University.  In a study of 426 adolescents (average age 15), Hay and Meldrum found that

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Delete Day – Girls at The Mary Louis Academy Take Action

16. May 2011

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This is a fresh and brilliant idea: “Delete Day.”  After a conference by Alison Trachtman Hill (Critical Issues for Girls) and her challenge to “take action,” students from Mary Louis Academy wasted no time and created Delete Day. Delete Day means students are invited to a designated room during an unscheduled period, and are aided [...]

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Trend Micro “What’s Your Story” Winner “Where are you?” is really worth a look

4. May 2011

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“This is a line … and this line is mine!” starts the Grand Prize Winning video among many many entries for digital online safety.  Winning teen creator Mark Eschelman and teen actor Tyler Joseph give us a powerful message of where the line is, where the spine is, and the pluses and minuses of being “on-line” or on [...]

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