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Guest post by Willyn Webb, Co-Author Teaching Generation Text A smart step toward empowering students in anti-bullying efforts is allowing them to have their cell phones on school grounds and encouraging them to use them against bullies.
The news that nearly half of students in grades 7-12 have experienced sexual harassment drew headlines around the nation last month, based on an online survey of nearly 2,000 students released by the American Association of University Women. Now a separate study has shown that building-wide posters, student-drawn maps of c
Before society started using text messaging as a new form of communication, men and women used conversations and body gestures to flirt.
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The CyberTipline ® receives leads and tips regarding suspected crimes of sexual exploitation committed against children. More than 1.7 million reports of suspected child sexual exploitation have been made to the CyberTipline between 1998 and December 2012.
If the “real world” is a more positive than negative place for 99% of the planet’s citizens, then similarly, the Internet is a positive place for 99% of all of its netizens.
If done safely, blogging can be a good exercise that encourages critical thinking and creative writing. Unfortunately, children sometimes forget their blogs are not private and share information not intended for outsiders. Then, there are those children who simply do not care if their information is public; the more eyes they attract, the better.