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04 Apr 2019

A Story of Survival

In 2000, Kevin Hines attempted to take his life by jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge. His miraculous survival included help from a sea lion, which ke...

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01 Mar 2019

Shining a Light on Student Safety

Picture this: A student is struggling with issues that she hasn’t shared with any of her friends, classmates, or even her family. She writes about her...

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19 Jan 2018

Should Educators Focus on Just Citizenship Instead of Digital Citizenship?

Every passing year, technology and innovation continue to grow and develop. With technology always shifting, our communities and especially our studen...

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02 Oct 2017

From Slut Pages to Sexting Scandals: The Impact of Online Shame In Schools

From small towns like Canon City, Colorado, to Winnetka, Illinois, countless schools have been reeling from the fallout of slut pages and sexting scan...

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26 Jul 2017

5 Key Takeaways from Hacking Google for Education

Earlier this year, I had the chance to see the authors of Hacking Google for Education: 99 Ways to Leverage Google Tools in Classrooms, Schools, and D...

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05 Jul 2017

Have You Done Any Google Hacking Lately?

A weird question to ask, right? Since the word “hacking” brings to light a negative connotation. For one moment though, I want you to put a positive s...

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19 Jun 2017

Student Online Safety This Summer: Digital Empathy from Mom and Dad

It starts with communication. You know, suggesting to parents that they talk with their children.

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15 May 2017

How to Use 13 Reasons Why to Spark Conversations About Teen Suicide

by Sara Keag

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09 May 2017

Determining "Just Right" Digital Citizenship Lessons for Kids

by Karri Adams

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07 Dec 2016

Student Online Safety: A Son (and Mom’s) Perspective

Posted on December 7, 2016 by Curran Dee and Marialice B.F.X. Curran, Ph.D.

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