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Teaching Students How to Make Smart Online Decisions

Classes of sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students learned how to be responsible digital citizens as part of a forward-thinking effort by Detroit Country Day School in Beverly Hills, Mich. , when Building Better Families through Action and Hay There Social Media partnered to present information about social networking and online safety April 10 and 11. […]

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Girls & Cyberbullying

By Sheri Watkins According to Microsoft’s recent worldwide online bullying survey, girls are more likely to be bullied online: 55% vs. 24% of boys. Also, those who bully online are twice as likely to be victims of cyberbullying themselves. These statistics may surprise you, but cyberbullying seems to be more prevalent among girls; both as […]

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Do your kids mind their social media manners?

One main focus of good parenting is teaching good manners. As parents one of the first lessons we teach is to say please and thank you, and to be polite in our interactions with others. But have you talked with your child about good social media manners? Obviously many of the same rules apply online […]

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What is Digital Citizenship?

Is your early teen or “tween” (ages 8-14) a social media user?  Perhaps your tween is a social media enthusiast or perhaps just getting into social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and blogs.  Regardless of how frequently they use social media today, do you know: is your tween a good digital citizen? The […]

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