• Cyberbulling
     
    With the rapid changes in digital technology and social networking available to teens, we need to take a proactive approach to understanding what the threats are and how to proactively protect our children from becoming victims.   

     

    Please take a moment to review the following links to documents and white papers that provide useful information regarding protecting our teens against some of those threats.

    1. Cyberbullying - Damage in a Digital Age – Cyberbullying can take many forms – from repeatedly sending hurtful text messages and pictures to posting cruel comments online to creating fake Facebook or MySpace pages to impersonate other teens – and it can have a devastating effect.
    2. Tips to Help Stop Cyberbullying – ConnectSafely provides tips to help stop cyberbullying.
    3. Internet Safety Pledge for Middle & High School from NetSmartz.
    4. Tips to Prevent Sexting – "Sexting" usually refers to teens sharing nude photos via cellphone, but it's happening on other devices and the Web too. The practice can have serious legal and psychological consequences. Both teens and adults need to consider these tips.
    5. Social Web Safety Tips for Parents – ConnectSafely provides social networking safety tips for parents.
    6. Social Web Safety Tips for Teens – ConnectSafely provides social networking safety tips for teens.
Last Modified on November 29, 2010