Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Session highlight videos from FOSI's 2012 Annual Conference


Session highlight videos from FOSI's 2012 Annual Conference are now available online! Check out our YouTube channel to see some of the incredible panels and keynote sessions during the event.

Some of highlight sessions available are:

Missed the chance to see FTC Commissioner, Julie Brill, or One Laptop Per Child’s founder Nicholas Negroponteâs keynote presentations? You can watch them in their entirety on our YouTube page.

You can also see the PowerPoint presentation slides from this year's researchers on the FOSI website, as well as photos taken during the conference.

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Online Safety Cards for Kid’s Technology Gifts


These holiday cards aren’t just for the kids. For each set of rules, you’ll have to make a set of promises, too! After all, online safety is a partnership – and it works better when you’re in it together. 

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Snapchat app has parents of teens concerned

New photo-sharing app Snapchat has become highly popular among teens, but it’s raising concern among parents that it may be offering teens a false sense of security about sending compromising photos. NBC’s Andrea Canning reports.


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Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Be an Upstander

A Presentation on the difference between bystanders and UPstanders. In addition, you will learn strategies on how to deal with bullies and those who pick on you by Tabitha Panariso.


Saturday, December 1, 2012

Anonymous Reporting for Bullying and Cyberbullying Incidents


From the Cyberbullying Research Center

Justin and I strongly believe in the value of anonymous reporting systems in schools.  Based on our experiences working with students across the nation, we have found that they want to speak up and let adults know what is going on (both offline and online), but they are very nervous that it will end up backfiring on them.  They don’t know who specifically to go to, they don’t want it to lead to them next being targetted, and they don’t want to be identified and considered a “tattletale” or “narc” or “rat.”

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