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Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying
Cyberbullying happens when kids bully each other through electronic technology. Find out why cyberbullying is different from traditional bullying, what you can do to prevent it, and how you can report it when it happens. What is Cyberbullying? Cyberbullying is bullying that takes place using electronic technology. Prevent Cyberbullying Parents and kids can prevent cyberbullying. Report Cyberbullying When cyberbullying happens, it is important to document and report the behavior so it can be addressed.

Internet Safety Listen The Internet can be a wonderful resource for kids. They can use it to research school reports, communicate with teachers and other kids, and play interactive games. Kids who are old enough to swipe a screen can have access to the world. But that access can also pose hazards. That's why it's important to be aware of what your kids see and hear on the Internet, who they meet, and what they share about themselves online. As with any safety issue, it's wise to talk with your kids about your concerns, take advantage of resources to protect them, and keep a close eye on their activities. Internet Safety Laws A federal law, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), was created to help protect kids younger than 13 when engaged in online activities. COPPA requires websites to explain their privacy policies on the site and get parental consent before collecting or using a child's personal information, such as a name, address, phone number, or Social Security number. Basic Rules Back

How Students Benefit From Using Social Media A lot of criticism has been leveled at social media and the effect it has on the way students process and retain information, as well as how distracting it can be. However, social media offers plenty of opportunities for learning and interactivity, and if you take a moment to think about it, it’s not too hard to see how students benefit from using social media. As younger generations use such technology in the classroom, they remake the educational landscape. Students are experiencing the world through more than just books and assignments; they are learning and adapting to the world using a relatively new form of communication. In a world where connections are important, graduates are coming into the workplace with a lot to offer. But what exactly are they learning? Connections Social media networks are designed for the purpose of communal connections. Web engagement Knowledge Social media users share among themselves day in and day out, giving and receiving information at rapid speeds.

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