Category: Student Safety

Ideas,
News &
Advice

for K-12 educators and
administrators to help
create safe learning
environments.

Gaggle Speaks
4 Ways Parents Can Keep Kids Safe on Social Media

With the 2018-19 school year underway, children K-12 will be increasing the time spent on both school-provided technology and personal devices. Many parents find it difficult to keep up with the latest in social media, websites, and apps. Since these tools are constantly changing, they can pose a threat to the safety of children in...

09/21/2018

Gaggle Speaks
Sextortion? It’s Real!

Have you heard about Sextortion?  It’s a real thing. We love this Thorn Video.  It really speaks to kids!  

08/14/2018

Webcast
Introducing SpeakUp, a Cyber Tipline

The SpeakUp Safety Tipline from Gaggle provides an easy way for your students to share concerns about school safety and the well-being of fellow students. During this webcast, you’ll hear from educators who will talk about how they’re using SpeakUp to keep their schools and students safe.

06/22/2018
Ant-Bullying Laws

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Is Cyberbullying Illegal in Your State?

There is currently no federal law against cyberbullying, but all 50 states have laws against bullying in general—and every state except Alaska and Wisconsin includes an explicit reference to cyberbullying in their anti-bullying laws.

05/15/2018
Student using Tablet

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How to Talk to Parents About Safety on School-provided Technology

Here are a four tips for educators on how to tackle this tricky subject of student safety on school-provided technology with parents.

05/03/2018
Cyberbullying Research

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Why Cyberbullying Affects Girls More than Boys

A new study found that when it comes to cyberbullying among teens, girls are not only more likely to be victims than boys are, but they are more at risk of developing emotional problems as a result of cyberbullying.

04/27/2018

Gaggle Speaks
How to Keep Your Students (and Teachers) Safe on Facebook

Students and teachers might assume that their data is just broadcasted on their favorite social network and shared with their friends, but what they post often is shared with third-party vendors. To understand how this happens, consider how Facebook manages users’ content.

04/05/2018

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Cyberbullying Never Sleeps: How to Protect Kids at School and at Home

We’ve all seen that scene in a movie where a kid comes sprinting down his street, pursued by a snarling bully. Just as the bigger, meaner kid reaches out to grab our hero’s arm, he slips inside his house and slams the front door, safe.

03/13/2018