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When Your Child is the Cyberbully: Expert advice from Dr. Elizabeth Englander

We know that there is a lot of information available giving suggestions on what to do when your child is on the receiving end of cyberbullying. It is much harder, however, to find good advice on what to do when your child is the one engaging in cyberbullying behaviors. We particularly appreciated, therefore, Dr. Elizabeth …

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Experts in Cyberbullying and Online Safety: Alison M. Trachtman Hill, MPA

Alison M. Trachtman Hill, MPA, is Founder and Managing Partner, Critical Issues for Girls (CI4G).  A results-oriented management professional, Ms. Hill has more than 12 years of experience working in project management, program design and implementation, curriculum development, research and evaluation, fund development, and workshops and training. Prior to founding CI4G, Alison managed the national anti-violence …

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Kids and Online Information Credibility: Latest Research Findings

Do you want to know how well young people navigate the ocean of information that is available online? Then read highlights from the latest findings (which are a part of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Reports on Digital Media and Learning). We think you will be surprised by the results. The report, …

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Internet Safety: Professor Garfield (the cartoon cat!) helps out

Following on from our blog about the Cartoon Networks efforts with regard to Internet safety, here is another very uesful site for the younger set (kindergarten through eighth grade) put together by the Infinite Learning Lab (a team of the Garfield Foundation, Virginia Department of Education, and the Office of the Attorney General of Virginia).  …

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Canada and Cyberbullying: New Data, Key Researchers and Organizations

A new study has found that 8 percent of Canadian parents of children aged 7-17 indicate that their childhad been cyberbullied. The study was conducted by marketing research organization Ipsos Reid, conducted on behalf of Trend Micro (online safety software company). The study indicates that instances of cyberbullying increase with the age of the child. …

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Experts on Cyberbullying: Shaheen Shariff, Ph.D.

Expert on Cyberbullying:  Shaheen Shariff is Associate Professor at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and an international expert in cyberbullying. Why we think Shariff is a cyberbullying expert to follow: Her Ph.D. involved legal standards relating to bullying in schools. She has written and edited numerous works on bullying, cyberbullying and digital safety for youth …

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