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July 15, 2011
This week's safe schools snippets
Why teens and adults send x-rated texts - Aurora teens learn about disaster management - Calif. anti-bullying law extends to social networking sites - NPR examines gay bullying in light of student murder.
June 22, 2011
Ask an Expert: Internet safety tips for parents
An expert from the Colorado School Safety Resource Center gives you tips on how to keep children of all ages safe online. June is Internet Safety Month, after all.
June 10, 2011
This week's safe schools snippets
NBC film explores bullying and ways to respond - SWAT drills at Front Range schools - Age verification doesn't stop kids from joining social networking sites.
May 2, 2011
Editor's blog: The prom, and Facebook
This American mom gets a lesson on prom from her Serbian exchange student. And she asks this, if a young person goes to prom but a photo isn't posted on Facebook, did it really happen?
April 15, 2011
This week's teaching & learning tidbits
More Colo. school budget news - Lots of work to do to improve teacher evaluation - "Boobie bracelets" cause stir in Canon City - DPS special needs resource fair planned.
February 23, 2011
Ask an Expert: Is a predator stalking my teen?
Check out what our Internet safety expert has to say about whether you should be looking at sites your teen frequents online - with or without her permission. What do you think?
January 7, 2011
Week of 1/3/11: Safe schools snippets
Sex offender lived legally near school, safe teen driving at Dakota Ridge H.S., resource officers off on day of shooting near school, Facebook removes Overland High's "burn book" page, Boulder Valley charges school volunteers for background checks, the costs of cyber bullying.
December 2, 2010
Parents "friending" Facebook
When asked about the upside of Facebook, do you shudder? Do you wonder why so many people are a part of this social networking phenomenon? Here are some upsides to FB.
November 3, 2010
Helping your teen get a healthy night's sleep
Have you discovered your teen sleeping with his phone? Clearly, a kid can't get much sleep if he's texting and Facebooking all night. Here are some tips on encouraging a restful night for your teen from the Boulder Valley School District's Thrive newsletter.
October 1, 2010
Safe schools: News wrap up
Get details about a substance abuse resource fair at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8, in Highlands Ranch. And on the creepy front this week, see these stories about a wacky substitute teacher at a Denver charter school who - students say - made lewd comments and tried to lock them in a classroom, and another tale of icky behavior on Facebook targeting former Columbine High School students. A reminder to be vigilant about Internet safety.
September 22, 2010
Ask an Expert: How to keep my teen daughter safe on Facebook.
My number one rule for teenagers is you don't communicate with someone online if you do not know that person in person. You should know every person or "friend" on your social networking site personally. If you do not know them in person, then you could be talking to a stalker, sex offender, or, as most teens call them, a "creeper".
December 4, 2008
Joel Klein joins Facebook
My favorite part is that he is using a graphic made by Eduwonkette as his profile picture. He told me he picked it…
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