Category: Reviews: Books, Websites, Curricula, Videos

Great new website for the Cyberbullying Research Center

You must check out the new website for the Cyberbullying Research Center. The site was good to begin with, but now its great! Still full of relevant, research-based, up-to-date information, the website is now even easier to use than it was before. It has easy-to-access resources for parents, educators, and teens, up-to-date information about state cyberbullying laws …

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Cyberslammed: A useful new resource for adults and young people alike

Cyberbullying is a complex and complicated issue. It is vital, therefore, that any work in this field is grounded in research and avoids the myths and scare tactics that we know tend to alienate young people who then believe that adults really do not get it. While the jury is still out on just how pervasive …

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Facebook, YouTube, Texting: Rules of the Road for Kids

Here is a short video clip from Common Sense Media to help young people make smarter decisions online.  The clip is only 3.21 minutes long, and features a group of young people helping other young people stay safe online.  They provide 10 simple rules to keep us safe and smart when we are online or using our cell phones.  The video …

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Face 2 Face: A book by young people to help young people handle online/offline bullying and peer abuse

Heres a new resource we really like.  Face 2 Face: A book created by young people (Caroline Ster, author, and Emily Jones, illustrator) to help other young people learn how to handle bullying, cyberbullying, and peer abuse in a proactive, positive manner.  With expert adult guidance (including Alison Trachtman Hill, MPA, and Lynn Dubenko, Ph.D.) and contributions, these two young …

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Prof. Tanya Byron: Its not digital citizenship, its citizenship its what we do

For todays Friday Feature, we posting a video of Dr. Tanya Bryron speaking at a discussion series run by the Royal Geographical Society that aims to improve public understanding of, and engagement with, some of the big issues likely to affect our lives and society in the coming years. The series helps people make their own …

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