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Tuesday, December 28, 2021

Is This Facebook Email a Fake?


Verifying that an email came from Facebook is incredibly simple, but only if you know where to look. It's too bad that Facebook seems to be sending legitimate mail that raises these flags. Just how do you determine if an email that seems to be from Facebook is legitimate? The best security suites are good at detecting phishing emails, but what if you want to check a particularly tricky message for yourself? This article shows you how. 

| PCMag https://www.pcmag.com/how-to/is-this-facebook-email-a-fake

Tuesday, December 21, 2021

5-Minute Film Festival: Turning Bystanders Into Upstanders Against Bullying


Transforming bystanders into "upstanders" is an effective strategy for bullying prevention. This collection of videos and resources will show students how to speak out when they see someone being bullied.

This October, for Bullying Prevention Month, empower kids by showing them how one person can make a difference when it comes to bullying. It takes courage to move from being a bystander, who is merely observing cruel behavior, to being an upstander, who speaks up against it. I've gathered some resources for you to help teach the kids in your life to be upstanders instead of bystanders, starting by simply choosing kindness and inclusion.

https://www.edutopia.org/blog/film-festival-bullying-prevention-upstanders


Monday, December 20, 2021

Ways Parents Can Encourage Positive Digital Behavior and Prevent Cyberbullying

 

How to Prevent Cyberbullying : A Guide for Parents, Caregivers, and Youth

https://www.stopbullying.gov/sites/default/files/documents/Cyberbullying%20Guide%20Final%20508.pdf



Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Insanely Awesome Adventures Online

Brand new resource! To help parents support their young kids’ use of digital technology, the faculty at the MARC (Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center) have created a new addition to the Insanely Awesome Book Series. Insanely Awesome Adventures Online uses rollicking rhyme, colorful illustrations, and gentle humor to help kids aged 5-7 understand how to use digital technology safely and responsibly. https://amzn.to/3ypTRTv 



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