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Archive for April, 2009

Purposeful Activites and Engagement - The Often Missing but Critical Component To Positive Social Networking

Purposeful Activites and Engagement – The Often Missing but Critical Component To Positive Social Networking

| April 19, 2009 | Comments (0)

We refer to it as: Purposeful Activities and Engagement at Yoursphere.com While the integration of technology, human oversight, and parental involvement are the foundation of creating a community that puts the safety of it’s members first, it’s the providing kids and teens the opportunity to purposefully engage in our community that is important to us.  It is what makes Yoursphere unique.  […]

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Digital Citizenship Is The New Online Safety

Digital Citizenship Is The New Online Safety

| April 19, 2009 | Comments (0)

I read with interest this weeks internet safety newsletter from our friends at SafeKids/NetFamilyNews netfamilynews.org.  What I appreciated about one of their articles, is that it talked about: “A new online safety: A means, not an end.”  The piece states that to keep school relevant to students, online safety has to be made meaningful to them and their use of […]

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How Informed Are You About Bullying?

How Informed Are You About Bullying?

| April 17, 2009 | Comments (0)

It’s important as parents that we talk to our kids about bullying – online or offline. But how much do you really know about bullying? Is bullying likely to take place at school or off campus? Would your child tell you if they were bullied? Do girls bully differently than boys? What keeps an online […]

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