October 13, 2011
Topics: Safety

How Can School Staff Protect Themselves From Bullys?

We often hear stories of students bullying their peers. On more rare occasions we hear of students bullying school faculty. School staff have a duty...

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October 13, 2011


So you may have heard of this new online feature called Google+ and you're also probably wondering what it is. Well I did a little research to see what I could find out.

It seems as if Google has found a way to make sharing online, just as easy as sharing in the real world. It allows you to customize your “friends” into very specific groups and specify exactly what can be shared with which group.... Read more...
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October 13, 2011

A Smart Girl's Guide to the Internet

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BnetS@vvy’s goal is to provide useful Internet safety resources to parents and educators, but more importantly we love to hear from tweens directly. See what two middle school girls from Washington, D.C. and New York City have to say about Sharon Cindrich’s, A Smart Girl's Guide to the Internet.

Amori, age 11

A Smart Girl’s Guide to the Internet [by Sharon Cindrich] is a fact filled book that educates young girls about good and bad things that can happen to you or your computer. In the next...

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October 13, 2011

SexTechnology: What do teens have to say?

The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy interviewed teens from the Nation’s capital about their feelings on sexuality and technology. The DC Teen Advisory Group talks about their experiences with sexting and the use of technology within their peer group.

The DC Teen Advisory Group consists of Washington D.C. area teens who serve as a focus group for the organization. Their goal is to prevent teen pregnancy and unplanned pregnancy with young adults, while promoting responsible behavior...

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October 13, 2011

Reasons To Use Facebook In the Classroom

From an educator’s viewpoint, Facebook can be a very touchy topic.

Its seems as if many educators have a love/hate relationship for Facebook. It’s a great social networking tool on a personal level. Facebook helps maintain lost friendships, encourages connections with distant relatives and allows us to share important updates with those we don’t see often. But does it have a place in the classroom?

Many school administrators find that social networking has no place in the classroom but that couldn’t be father from the truth.


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