Thursday, May 23, 2013

Sexting Scandal at Etiwanda High School Leads to Teen Arrest

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Issue #139 of the SchoolCounselor.com eNewsletter is now online!


Issue #139 (May 23, 2013) of the SchoolCounselor.com
eNewsletter is now 
online!

SchoolCounselor.com eNewsletter is an electronic newsletter designed to advance counselors' level of technological literacy, application, and integration. You will find practical solutions and answers to technology related problems, especially as they apply to your job as counselor. If you would like to share a tip or trick, or if you would like to ask a question, e-mail Russ Sabella atnews@schoolcounselor.com

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

A Parents’ Guide to Snapchat


ConnectSafely’s new Parents’ Guide to Snapchat provides parents, educators – anyone – a glimpse into this popular photo-sharing app where pictures (usually*) disappear a few seconds after they’re viewed. The six-page guide, which can be viewed on your screen or printed out, starts out with the Top 5 questions parents typically have about Snapchat; continues with what makes Snapchat unique, why kids love it and how they use it; and concludes with some basic advice for parenting young Snapchat users.[*We also explain how photos don't always disappear in 10 sec. or less.]

Snapchat
Click to view or print: A Parents’ Guide to Snapchat

A Parents’ Guide to Instagram


ConnectSafely’s new Parents’ Guide to Instagram provides parents, educators, anyone curious about this popular photo-sharing app with all they need to help kids optimize their use of it. The six-page guide, which can be viewed on your screen or printed out, starts out with the Top 5 questions parents typically have about Instagram, then explains point by point how it works and what to do if problems arise. The guide ends with some basic advice on parenting young photo-sharers.

A Parents Guide to Instagram

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Teens, Social Media, and Privacy


Teens, Social Media, and Privacy
by Mary Madden, Amanda Lenhart, Sandra Cortesi, Urs Gasser, Maeve Duggan, Aaron Smith
May 21, 2013

Teens are sharing more information about themselves on social media sites than they have in the past, but they are also taking a variety of technical and non-technical steps to manage the privacy of that information. Despite taking these privacy-protective actions, teen social media users do not express a high level of concern about third-parties (such as businesses or advertisers) accessing their data; just 9% say they are “very” concerned.

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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

AERA Issues Report on Prevention of Bullying in Schools and Colleges

AERA Issues Report on Prevention of Bullying in Schools and Colleges
The American Educational Research Association (AERA) issued a new report titled Prevention of Bullying in Schools, Colleges, and Universities: Research Report and Recommendations.The report results from the work of a blue-ribbon AERA task force mandated to prepare and present practical short-term and long-term recommendations to address bullying of children and youth. Learn more

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