Sunday, September 19, 2010

Here’s a Desiderata for the cyberage called The Digirata - TECH.BLORGE.com

Here’s a Desiderata for the cyberage called The Digirata - TECH.BLORGE.com: "The Digirata is a nice calm thoughtful piece on unplugging and fighting cyber bullying.� This piece has been signed “by ‘Anonymous’” but after you have read it, there is an email interview with the actual author."

Saturday, September 18, 2010

How to use parental controls in Windows

How to use parental controls in Windows

In this video, Aaron shows us how he set up parental controls in Windows to manage how his children access the web, which games and programs they have access to, and how much time they’re allowed to use the computer. Here’s how to do it.

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Negotiating Technology with your Child

Download details: "Own Your Space--Keep Yourself and Your Stuff Safe Online" Digital Book for Teens

Download details: "Own Your Space--Keep Yourself and Your Stuff Safe Online" Digital Book for Teens

Help teens ‘own their space’ online. Whether you are a parent, caregiver, or educator, you can keep up with the latest computer and online safety issues and help kids learn to avoid them. In partnership with security expert and author, Linda McCarthy, we offer a free downloadable version of her new book, “Own Your Space – Keep Yourself and Your Stuff Safe Online.” Written for computer and Internet savvy “tweens” and teens specifically, this book is also a useful resource for the adults they rely on.

Internet Google Launches New Family Safety Center

Internet Safety News and Information: Google Launches New Family Safety Center

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

GetParentalControls.org

GetParentalControls.org

Get Parental Controls provides parents with the tools they need for selecting parental control technology by providing accurate, comprehensive, and unbiased information about parental control technology. Get Parental Controls is not affiliated with any company or organization, is run entirely by volunteer effort, and accepts no outside funding and no advertising.


Parents use 'digital' grounding as a 21st century disciplinary tool

Parents use 'digital' grounding as a 21st century disciplinary tool

Monday, September 6, 2010

Digizen - Resources - UK films - Let's fight it together

Digizen - Resources - UK films - Let's fight it together: "View this award winning film that helps sensitise people to the hurt and pain that can be caused by cyberbullying. The film shows ways in which cyberbullying can occur, who it involves, how it can affect different people, and what can be done to prevent it and respond to it."

Saturday, September 4, 2010

Do Students Have a Constitutional Right to Humiliate School Principal

Do Students Have a Constitutional Right to Humiliate School Principals on MySpace? Maybe Yes, Maybe No

by Richard Fossey & Joe Dryden

Today, students who are unhappy with school authorities can avail themselves of the internet and express their disrespect to the entire planet. More and more frequently, alienated students attack school administrators on personal
web sites, blogs, e-mail communications, or social networking web sites.

Often they use vulgar language or worse. Sometimes, in an adolescent effort to be funny, they defame school administrators with allegations of sexual misconduct.

For the full article, visit
http://www.tcrecord.org/Content.asp?ContentId=16080

Friday, September 3, 2010

FSCA NEWS: America's Young Heroes 10th Annual Juried Arts Contest




America's Young Heroes 10th Annual Juried Arts Contest

Florida tweens and teens are invited to submit original stories, poems, artwork, music and film for the 10th Annual America’s Young Heroes Contest. The multimedia competition aims to promote respect and prevent bullying by encouraging students to write about bullying experiences and to focus on the positive thoughts, words and actions taken to resolve them. New this year is an option to interview a celebrity who was bullied in childhood yet succeeded in life as an entertainer, athlete, politician, entrepreneur, parent, teacher or counselor. Interested individuals should send an e-mail to ameryoungheroes@aol.com by Sept. 15, 2010, to reserve a place in the contest. Entries must be postmarked by Nov. 15, 2010, and should be mailed to America’s Young Heroes, Post Office Box 810561, Boca Raton, FL 33481 or e-mailed to ameryoungheroes@aol.com. If you have questions about the contest, visitwww.americasyoungheroes.com or http://web.me.com/getnoticedpr/Americas_Heroes_10th_Annual
_Bully_Contest/10th_Annual_Contest_To_Promote_Respect_and_Prevent_Bullying.html
.

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