Archive | June, 2011

Internet Safety Education for Teens: Getting it Right

28. June 2011

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Following on from last week’s blog, we want to share with you another useful Factsheet produced by the Crimes Against Children Research Center (CACRC).  This time, it’s a factsheet on Internet Safety Education for Teens: Getting it Right which provides research-based content in a useful “Don’t Say” and ”Do Say” format.  It’s so important that we get our [...]

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The True Prevalence of “Sexting”: A Useful Factsheet

21. June 2011

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Are you confused about sexting – what it is, who’s doing it, and how often?  Are you trying to make sense of the various studies and work out what information is accurate when the results often vary widely?  Then look no further …

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The Youth Voice Project: What actually helps in bullying situations?

10. June 2011

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The Youth Voice Project (Penn State Erie – Stan Davis and Dr. Charisse Nixon): What do youth really think about our prevention efforts?  We have our ideas about what we think works, but what do 13,000 teens in 31 schools think? The results are surprising… 

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Confronting Cyberbullying: What the experts say

1. June 2011

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This short, but informative article – Confronting Cyberbullying - by Peter Levy for The Journal: Transforming Education Through Technology, contains sage advice from some of the leading experts in the field: Patti Agatston (co-founder of www.Cyberbullyhelp.com), Larry Magid (co-director of www.ConnectSafely.org), and Linda Burch (Chief Education and Strategy Officer for Common Sense Media). 

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