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November 1, 2012

The Internet safey curriculum you're looking for...

Common Sense Media introduces their new classroom curriculum around digital citizenship and online identity, covering eight Internet safety issues for grades K-12.

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I have a son in 6th grade and I am still reeling after reading some of his texts. He seems to be a well behaved boy and does not get in trouble. But I was shocked at
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Response: Most likely, your son is using this threatening language because it makes him feel powerful and perhaps even cool. For today’s youth, email, text messages and IM give kids a sense of distance and even anonymity from the messages they send. Mixed with adolescent impulses, kids often say things online or through... Read more

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