The use of social media in the classroom can be an effective tool for learning and teaching....if done the right and responsible way. Read More
The UK is spearheading activities worldwide into a center that will provide information on keeping our children digitally and technologically safe at any age. #SID2018 Read More
What is the appropriate reaction to discovering your teenager has posted pictures of his/her genitals on the internet? A mother gives her account of being in such a situation and how she handled it....as best she could.
Adults who went undercover at a high school found 7 things people don’t realize about life for teenagers today
When 7 adults go undercover posing as high school students, they discover the magnitude of how disruptive and disturbing the effects are of a 24/7 social media world. From not being able to focus in class and depression to sexting and cyberbullying, connecting has never been so isolating.
Acknowledging both its powerful pros and cons, the late Professor Kraznzberg of the Georgia Institute of Technology gives his 6 fundamental laws for living in a fast growing technological world.
Digital scams, fraud and hoaxes can seem real in ways that would never happen in the face-to-face world. Rest assured, Oprah doesn’t need your money or your social security number, but you need to be aware and informed to make sure you don’t become a victim.
What happens to teens when the law sees sexting as child pornography? Should a 14 year-old girl have to register as a sex offender for the next 10 years for willingly sending an explicit photo of herself?
Addressing sexual harassment starts with getting on the same page. Currently, men and women don’t have the same views of what constitutes sexual harassment, and it is imperative that they do.
Social media can have serious negative mental health impacts. Rather than give it up completely, know the risks and how use social media in a balanced, mindful way. Vicarious traumatization is real and can have serious effects including PTSD.