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October 10, 2011

Tips your kids can use to fight bullies

If you're looking for ways to protect your tweens from cyberbullying, Common Sense Media has a few great tips that tweens can try at home or at school. It's important that tweens feel like they can fight their own battles so let's give them tools to feel empowered. You can check out the tips here.

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October 10, 2011

Technology tips for back-to-school

School is back in session for many students and some parents are reinstating those it's a school night rules. As always Common Sense Media has great ideas on how to set boundaries and also enforce digital responsibility for tweens. See what tips they suggest for cell phones, TV and social media usage during the school year.

http://www.commonsensemedia.org/new/readers-best-back-school-advice

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October 10, 2011
Topics: Safety

Summertime, June, Internet Safety Month!

Of course you know that June is Internet safety month and it's always a great time for parents and educators to prepare tweens for the summer. As educators and parents we know how important it is to educate all year long. Summer is the perfect opportunity to keep tweens abreast of the safety measures they should take to maintain their safety and privacy online. Have you signed up for your monthly Internet safety emails yet?

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October 10, 2011
Topics: Gaming

NSTeens has a new game for kids!

Check out our partner NSTeen's new game, Tad's Profile Panic.? Played similarly to Pac-Man, the game teaches tweens how to protect personal information on their online profiles.?? Try it out here!

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October 10, 2011

Resource on how to deal with suicide

Cyberbullying has become a very serious issue that can not be taken lightly.? In the most unfortunate situations, victims of cyberbullying have turned to suicide and educators, parents and students have been faced with learning to cope after wards. The Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) created "After a Suicide: A Toolkit for Schools." This is a great resource for educators and school administrators on how they can create a positive school...

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