Peggy Grant | January 15, 2013
The digital world where today’s students live, connect with others, and learn, is one that is often only partly understood by their teachers who have used technology in more traditional ways. How many teachers have posted a home-made video to YouTube or shared photos of dubious value on Facebook? And do you have a hard time understanding why your students feel compelled to post so much about themselves online?Read more...
Peggy Grant | November 29, 2012
Child development experts have long advocated for early and frequent discussions with children about sex, advice which is rarely acted upon with comfort or ease. In today’s technological environment, parents are now asked to have similarly serious, although probably not as awkward, discussions about their children’s online behavior..
This month the Pew Internet and American Life Project released a new study, Parents, Teens, and Online Privacy, that examines the attitudes and practices of parents related to their teens’ behavior online, particularly on social networking sites.
Some of their major findings are—Read more...