Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Your Bullied Child or Teen: A Parent Empowerment Guide

This video accompanies a booklet with the same title. This Booklet and additional resources are available at http://embracecivility.org.



Raise a bully, pay a fine. What do you think?


NBC-2.com WBBH News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Naples, Florida

What do you think, vote below:



Do you think it's okay for parents to be fined if it is determined that their child is bullying?

Yes, good idea.
No, bad idea.
I have a different idea (write in the comment section after you submit)

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Teens love Snapchat.

For the first time, messaging app Snapchat is the preferred social network for teens, according to a survey from research firm Piper Jaffray. The survey, which polled 6,500 teens in the U.S., found Snapchat used surged this spring, with 28% of them claiming it's the most important social network. Closely behind is photo sharing app Instagram at 27%.

Read the full story from USAToday here

Read Parent's Guide to Snapchat from ConnectSafely (PDF)

Watch video from the Snapchat Safety Center:



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Snapchat 101: A Guide For Educators | Burlington High School Help Desk
https://bhshelpdesk.com/2016/04/06/snapchat-101-a-guide-for-educators/

Lots of valuable info here including the following video:


From Common Sense Media:

  • Read about Snapchat here
  • Snapchat is a popular social media app, especially among teens. Find out why and what to watch out for. Watch this video about Snapchat:


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The Snapchat Revolution: Background, Basics, Pros, and Cons - Cyberbullying Research Center
http://cyberbullying.org/snapchat-basics/

Part II: http://cyberbullying.org/teaching-snapchat-safety-to-teens/



Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Snapchat 2.0

The company just released an update they’re calling Snapchat 2.0, which turns the app into, among other things, a multimodal chat platform.

Sunday, March 27, 2016

School Bullying: Are We Taking the Wrong Approach?

Yes. School culture, especially focusing on connecting kids with adults, is one of the best anti-bullying strategies available.