Posts Tagged ‘Peer cruelty’

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It’s a sea of sadness when we read headlines of peer cruelty, youth dying and the rise of incivility in our country today. Whether it’s offline, as in the school cafeteria or online, in the palm of your child’s hand, hate is hate and it’s killing our society. Dr. Michele Borba is a leading bullying […]

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October is a very busy month, recognizing many important causes.  One of them is Bullying Prevention and Awareness Month. I am honored to be part of Digital Citizen’s Alliance TweetChat on Wednesday, October 8th from 1:00-2:00pm EST.  #StopCyberbullying is a concern for everyone – at all ages, however many parents are struggling with how to […]

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October is National Bullying Prevention and Awareness Month. We will see many articles and reports on bullying and cyberbullying. The goal is to have parents, kids and educators to take the time to learn more about bullying and cyberbullying.  Although we have a month designated to awareness, all year round we are dealing with peer […]

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It’s up to us, no matter what age you are — you can make a difference. Bullying affects everyone.  Most of all, the victim. I know people are tired of hearing about cyberbullying, bullying and honestly – I can’t blame you.  The fact is, the words are being over-used.  It is time we take a […]

posted by on Bullying, Civility, Cyberbullying, cyberbullying prevention, Digital citizenship, Digital Life, Online bullying, Online harassment, Parenting, Peer Cruelty

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School is back in session across the country.  It’s true – online cruelty never takes a break, but when school opens we can see a rise in peer cruelty online and off. In McAfee’s 2014 Teens and Screens Study, they reported cyberbullying has tripled and at least 24% of the tweens and teens said they […]

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Girls can be mean.  Kids can be mean.  No one is immune to bullying but everyone has the ability to be kind. We have heard a lot about mean girls, almost to exhaustion, yet it doesn’t make it go away.  Girls gossip, they will berate other girls until they cry and feel like dying. Why? […]

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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 […]

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If you are a Positive Warrior you know that Wednesday means it is Happy Help Day! #iCANHELP Delete Negativity on Social Media is starting to get the attention they deserve. As I wrote in my last post, they replaced Throwback Thursday with Tag Someone Thursday, with a challenge to tag as many people as they […]

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Children have the right to be protected from being hurt and mistreated, physically or mentally, they have a right to privacy. We all share a collective responsibility to guarantee these rights are enforced and enable children and young people to play, learn, develop, and participate, both offline and online. The video below is brought you […]