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While the benefits of technology use by young children may still be up for debate, few would question whether “digital literacy”—the ability to use technology effectively—in older children is a necessity for future success in today’s world.
Bullying prevention expert Kim Storey, EdD, tells us what cyberbullying is and how it can be prevented.
You would be hard-pressed to find teenagers today who do not broadcast their social activities and relationships all over Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks. Although these networks help teenagers maintain and broaden their relationships, they can also invite hurtful behavior. How worried should we be? What can we do?
In the aftermath of the tragic events at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, the issues of gun violence and mental health have become part of the national conversation, whether at the dinner table, in the media, or throughout our nation’s capital. Above all, people are seeking solutions to one preeminent question: How do we keep our children safe?
For anyone whose work is supported by grant funding, the pressure to secure additional funding to continue the work you are doing looms constantly overhead.