Tag Archive | "Anne Collier"

Social Maturity as a Measure of Success: It’s not cool to be mean … “Pass it On”

Monday, July 26, 2010

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This week we will be featuring more great online safety materials and resources, but we wanted to start the week on a different, yet connected, note: The need to move toward valuing social maturity/intelligence as an equally worthy measure of “success” as academic goals.  We have written about this before (see for example our blogs on Adolescents [...]

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“New Boy” Video Clip: The Tip of the Bullying Iceberg

Friday, July 23, 2010

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This week we are featuring a film about a “young African boy with a haunting back story who starts school in Ireland, and finds out quickly exactly what it means to be the new kid. Winner of Best Narrative Short at the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival and nominated for an Oscar.”  Let’s check it out … 

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Online Safety Prevention Resources: bNetS@avvy website

Thursday, July 22, 2010

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Today’s online safety feature is the bNetS@avvy website which “provides up-to-date information about online trends and behavior, and offers practical cyber safety tools for use in the home and the classroom.”  Their goal is to “help parents and educators guide children towards the safe and savvy use of social technology.”  Let’s check them out …

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Digital Media and Online Safety Expert: Professor Sonia Livingstone, U.K.

Monday, June 7, 2010

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Sonia Livingstone is Professor of Social Psychology and Head of the Department of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics & Political Science in the United Kingdom.  To say her resume is impressive is a bit of an understatement! 

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Congress-created committee issues online safety report: “Youth Safety On a Living Internet”

Friday, June 4, 2010

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June 4, 2010: HOT OFF THE PRESS: Committee created by congressional mandate issues significant federal report on

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