At the Flint Hill School, preschoolers use iPads to make picture books, Skype with penpals and practice spelling, but other schools say it's too soon and avoid electronics. When it comes to technology in classrooms, doctors say moderation is key. (D
For parents of teens in the fast-changing social media landscape, which includes sites such as Ask.fm, it can be tough to figure out the balance between giving your children freedom and protecting them from danger. That dilemma was illustrated by the suicide of a 12-year-old Florida girl who reportedly was cyberbullied.
Twitter applications can be called by different names. They are sometimes called as 'twitter tools', 'twitter add- ons' and the likes. But whatever the name they are called, they are simply websites which have built- in scripts that com...
Twitter's purpose is still widely misunderstood, and many people think they have no need for it. But it has great potential to enlighten us. Here's how:
We are a specialized species. Each of us lives a different life with unique passions, intellectual pursuits and hobbies. We choose a path and along the way amass a distinct collection knowledge. But what if we could peek into each other's minds to gain insight from the roads we'll never travel?
The ballet dancers' elegant dance moves told a less-than-elegant story.
At a Tuesday morning performance at Meridian Elementary School, members of the Colorado Conservatory of Dance, formerly known as the School of Ballet Nouveau Colorado, spread an anti-bullying message by performing a special ballet that featured children shoving each other, ridiculing each other and finally reconciling their differences to stop bullying in their classroom.
Oct. 23, 2013 May the anti-bullying force be with you, upstanding digital citizens… The month of October, once known for autumn leaves, pumpkin patches and Halloween, is now sharing time with newly fabricated monikers of bullying officialdom like Digital Citizenship Week and National Bullying Prevention Month neither of which existed a scant few years ago. [...]
You, the faceless one, who hides behind empty words. You, the unhappy one, spreading your misery through harassment and humiliation. You, the angry one, trying to feel powerful by intimidating others with your hate. I refuse to let you hurt me.
A school district in California has attracted some suspicion and much media attention for hiring a company to monitor the social media pages of 14,000 students. But an expert says teaching kids empathy is a better approach than spying on them.
“They’re just words.” “It’ll only make you stronger.” “Just ignore it.” Chances are, these are the messages your child has received about bullying. But for many kids, bullying is a reality they experience regularly.