Category: KEEP UP-TO-DATE

The Youth Voice Project: What actually helps in bullying situations?

The Youth Voice Project (Penn State Erie Stan Davis and Dr. Charisse Nixon): What do youth really think about our prevention efforts?  We have our ideas about what we think works, but what do 13,000 teens in 31 schools think? The results are surprising  According to the first report, less than half of the students …

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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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