Friday, July 31, 2009

Online Youth Around the World

Online Youth Around the World
Children around the globe are online, accessing the World Wide Web and everything it holds at home, at school, at friend's houses, and by mobile device. Commissioned by Symantec, Harris Interactive conducted an international survey aimed at generating conversation and awareness centering on the activities of online youth. In this month's issue of Trends & Tudes, we take a look at some of the results of The Norton Online Living Report 2009, and the role the Internet plays in young people's lives, globally.
http://www.harrisinteractive.com/news/newsletters_k12.asp


Thursday, July 16, 2009

Digital Education: Administrator in Sexting Case Wins Legal Fees

Administrator in Sexting Case Wins Legal Fees

Ting-Yi Oei, who was initially charged for possession of child pornography in a sexting case at Freedom High School in Loudoun County, Va., where he is an administrator, called to update us on his situation. The charges against him were eventually dropped and the county school board voted last month to repay legal expenses—some $167,000—that Oei racked up throughout the ordeal. The charges came after he collected inappropriate cellphone images from a student.

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/DigitalEducation/2009/07/administrator_in_sexting_case.html

Friday, July 3, 2009

New Bully Prevention Recommendations Released

New Bully Prevention Recommendations Released

By WINK News

 

Story Created: Jul 2, 2009 at 2:44 PM EDT

 

Story Updated: Jul 2, 2009 at 7:47 PM EDT

At a middle school in Wisconsin, students perform in front of a class - in what is called ‘social improvisation’. In the performance, one student is bullied, while others stand around and watch, or giggle…

 

http://www.winknews.com/features/education/49709687.html

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