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Wise up to IT: Resources for connecting with youth

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

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Are you looking for some resources to help you connect with youth about their online lives?  Resources where the message is on-target (i.e., age- and content-appropriate) and which use “real life” stories which are likely to resonate with youth rather than put them to sleep?  Then check out this set of four videos and accompanying support [...]

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Cybersafety resources study–What parents want: a fridge magnet!

Monday, August 9, 2010

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Here’s some interesting research out of Australia relating to what kind of cybersafety information parents prefer and where/how they prefer to access it.  The main objective of the study was to “understand parents’ preferences for cybersafety information, based on the current attitudes and behavior of Australian parents of children inthe 4-17 years age band.”  Let’s [...]

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International Cyberbullying Perspective: Australian youth “tuning out” online safety messages

Friday, April 16, 2010

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Have you ever tuned out an airline safety message before take-off, even though it could save your life? Ever fast-forwarded past a DVD’s anti-piracy message leader? Are youth tuning out our online safety messages because they are repetitive, uninteresting and seem irrelevant? 

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