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I was honored to be asked to be a guest contributor for My Jewish Learning and The Canteen.  It is the blog section The Foundation for Jewish Camp website with many great articles for parents to learn about a variety of life lessons of raising today’s youth. I did a 3-part series on the latest […]

posted by on Cell phone safety, Cyber Safety, Cyberbullying, cyberbullying prevention, Cybersafety, Digital citizenship, Digital Life, Internet Safety, Online activity, Online Safety, Sexting, Social media

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To sext or not to sext? For the reported one out of every six kids who have received a “friend’s” naked picture online and been asked to return the favor, there is pressure to participate. No longer categorized as a trend, sexting is an epidemic – an epidemic that now has a smart answer. The […]

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It’s no secret that teenagers love their smartphones. It might even be safe to say that they couldn’t go a day without them, according to a recent survey done by USA Today. There are enough apps to keep the average teenager glued to their phone for hours on end and the most beloved apps are […]

posted by on Digital citizenship, Internet profile, Online image, Online Life, Online Privacy, Online profile, Online reputation, Online resume, Social media, Social Networking

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I have discussed this topic for a long time along with my colleagues we constantly discuss the importance of digital citizenship.  It will be your virtual image that will dictate your future.  Your keystrokes are that important!  No one gets a second chance to make a first impression – especially when their name is being […]

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We constantly are telling our children and especially our teenagers, think before you post.  However, are their parents walking the talk? Last summer I wrote Facebook Is Not A Diary on Huffington Post and it went viral.  How a single mother went on about her online dating ventures  – the good, the bad and the […]

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Here’s a wake-up call for parents – you are unlikely to know if your teen is a victim of cyberbullying. No doubt you’ve witnessed reports of what appears to be a huge increase in cases of cyberbullying. It makes sense; our kids are online all of the time, especially on their phones, and a lot of […]

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It’s a fact, many people will turn a blind eye when they witness negative behavior. Whether it is online or in a school hallway or in the workplace — it is easier (or safer) to walk away than to risk getting involved. It is no different than not wanting to get involved in being a […]

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It’s that time of the year again.  End of the school year when many seniors and juniors are looking forward to proms and graduations. Of course there will be many photo-ops and lots of sharing on everyone’s social media pages. This is a time for celebration and happiness, no will would ever deny a student […]

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Actually it is Tag Someone You Love Thursday! Everyone knows about Throwback Thursday, however in an effort to delete negativity on social media, #iCANHELP Campaign created Tag Someone You Love Thursday! Have you become a positive warrior yet? Whether you are on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Tumblr – instead of posting a Throwback picture that […]

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It’s not about the bullying any more, it’s about the constant attack and threat of negative and hurtful posts and comments that people make every day. Will you answer the call and take a stand against negativity? #iCANHELP just released their latest video challenging us to stand up against negativity on social media. It’s a […]