Posts Tagged ‘Twitter’

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Online abuse has become a fact of digital life at all ages.  From the moment you are handed a keypad, you should know that you do not deserved to be harassed online, and if you are — tell an adult immediately. If you are an adult, knowing how to block and report is imperative.  Depending […]

posted by on Chatting online, Cyberbullying, Digital citizenship, Digital Life, Parenting, Parenting tips, Social media, Social Networking, Twitter

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Brace yourself parents! Is this a time to say, “It’s not my kid?“ Though venting their displeasure regarding parental rules and restrictions is nothing new for tweens and teens, the current generation isn’t limited to bashing their parents to one friend at a time over the telephone; now, they can air their grievances in one […]

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We can be bombarded with tragic headlines of how the Internet has created an ugliness in people.  Cyberbullying, cyberstalking, online harassment, Internet predators, Internet defamation, hackers, identity theft and more. What about the positive?  Finding old classmates, reuniting with old friends and family, making new friends, learning about things we never would have otherwise and […]

posted by on Civility, Digital citizenship, Mean Tweets, Online image, Online Life, Online reputation, Parenting, Peer Cruelty, Respect, Social media, Twitter

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Stunned. Seriously, a teacher can take to Twitter with her frustrations and keep her job. I will admit, I am not a teacher and for many reasons, most of all, I seriously don’t have patience.  Teachers are special people and people we value with our children’s lives for 9-months out of the year. Teachers are […]

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Acclaimed author Maya Angelou passed away Wednesday morning at the age of 86. Angelou conscripted nearly every method and medium, including painting, poetry, drama, memoir, dance, stage, pedagogy, song, and speech, into her lifetime project of artistic expression, so it figures that she was also an active tweeter with a wide audience: her Twitter account […]

posted by on Adult Bullying, Cyberbullying, Digital citizenship, Internet profile, Online activity, Online bullying, Online image, Online profile, Reputation Management, Respect, Twitter

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Students and others have taken to Twitter to share their thoughts, feelings, activities, and even opinions about their teachers. With the limit of 140 characters per Tweet, you have options to make those keystrokes build someone up — or break them down. Just a thought, if someone was Tweeting about you, what would they say? […]

posted by on Cyber Safety, Cyberbullying, Cybersafety, Internet Safety, Online Safety, Online Security, Parenting Blogs, Parenting Teens, Parenting tips, Social media, Social Networking, Twitter

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It used to be the case that parents just puzzled over their teens’ calculus homework; now parents have the added challenge of hashtags and embed codes. That’s because parents must become role models online as well as offline, since the separation between those worlds is becoming less distinctive. Since online behavior has real world effects, […]