Sunday, February 24, 2008

Issue Four, February 2007: Cyberbullying Part Two from bNetS@vvy!

Issue Four,  February 2007: Cyberbullying Part Two

By now we’ve all seen the tragic headlines. Cyberbullying is a serious and growing problem among today’s young teens—but there is plenty adults can do to address and prevent it. In this issue, bNetS@vvy continues its focus on cyberbullying, offering resources from a range of perspectives to help adults understand the problem and connect with young teens to reduce the risks that they will become bullies or victims online

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Saturday, February 23, 2008

A Compelling Look at Online Adolescent Behavior, Warts and All

A Compelling Look at Online Adolescent Behavior, Warts and All

by Andy Carvin, 3:50PM

Tonight on PBS, the investigative documentary series Frontline will take a close look at the behavior of young people online. If you’re expecting yet another sensationalized news piece about the dangers of online predators, you won’t find it here. What you will find, though, is an eye-opening, balanced examination of how young people regard the Internet as an extension of their offline activities - much to the consternation and fear of their parents.

 

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