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February 25 is national Pink Shirt Day. The national observance came about as the result of a teenage boy who was bullied when he wore a pink shirt to school. The next day, dozens of the teen’s classmates, in a show of opposition to bullying, all wore pink shirts to school. According to the U.S. […]

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Many parents, teachers and students will ask: “How can we get our schools and communities better informed on up-to-date cyber-knowledge so they are better able to support our children?” Let’s face it, our kids are usually ahead of us when it comes to technology, so we need to all work together to be supportive of […]

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Recently my Huffington Post articles shared a phenomenal campaign that is spreading through California schools and hopefully will make it across the country. #iCANHELP Delete Negativity on Social Media was created after someone maliciously decided to build a fake Facebook page on a teacher as a joke. The concept to delete negativity online isn’t new, […]

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This week we have Digital Learning Day, last month we have Data Privacy Day and coming soon we have Safer Internet Day.  All these days to remind us that the internet is here to stay and we need to embrace it and respect it. Last fall I wrote a about series about how parents, teachers, […]

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DoSomething.org and The Wireless Foundation extend availability of “Bully Text” after over 128,000 young people play the game Whether the victim of bystander, “Bully Text” educational mobile game empowers young people with strategies on how to stop bullying DoSomething.org and The Wireless Foundation announce the extension of ‘Bully Text’, a virtual text-based educational game where […]

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When we were growing up there were bullies. Nobody liked to be bullied, but it was a fact of life that you had to deal with kids that weren’t very nice. Now, schools are so anti-bullying that anything that even slightly seems like bullying is taken very seriously. At least when we were growing up […]

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October is National Bullying Prevention Month. DoSomething.org and The Wireless Foundation announce the launch of The Bully Text, a unique mobile experience that allows young people to walk through a day at a virtual high school to explore the ways that they can step up to bullies in common bullying situations. With an estimated 160,000 […]

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What side of the fence do you stand on? Recently a school district in California hired a company to monitor their student’s social media.  The firm is looking at public posts for red flags searching for possible violence, drug use, bullying, truancy and suicidal threats. This issue falls on whether this is a free speech […]

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Bullying today is no longer limited to verbal and physical actions. Text and online bullying has become a serious problem among adolescents and teens. Almost 9 out of 10 teens have a cell phone and about 1 in 5 will be victims of a text bully. About 1 in 10 teens engage in text bullying. […]

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STOMP Out Bullying™ announces its partnership with Bon-Ton Stores Inc. for the Fifth Annual BLUE SHIRT DAY™ WORLD DAY OF BULLYING PREVENTION to kickoff National Bullying Prevention Awareness month during October. The BLUE SHIRT DAY™ WORLD DAY OF BULLYING PREVENTION is an initiative of STOMP Out Bullying™ to combat bullying and cyberbullying. As students prepare […]