Tag Archives: keeping children safe on the Internet

Tribute to Detroit Renaissance High School Student Billy Watts: Life and Death played out on Social Media

I didn’t know Billy Watts or his family personally, but when I was alerted to view his social media timeline, I felt immediately connected to him.  Tragically, Billy Watts, 17, a senior at Renaissance High School in Detroit is no … Continue reading

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New Year Gift – 10 Technology and Social Media Tips to Keep your Children Safe on the Internet

Happy New Year!  It’s a new year and that means we get a chance to “do a better job” at keeping children safe on the Internet.   Keeping your children safe online means staying informed and getting involved. It can often … Continue reading

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Video: Online Slut Shaming of Girls – Keeping Kids Safe Online

I recently had an opportunity to participate in a live chat with teens about “slut-shaming.”  A Rookie Reporter says at her school girls are often the victims of “slut-shaming,” having explicit photos and videos of themselves posted online and shared … Continue reading

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Online Slut-Shaming of Girls – Keeping Kids Safe Online

I recently had an opportunity to participate in a live chat with teens about “slut-shaming.”  Sixteen-year-old Rookie Reporter Temitayo Fagbenle says at her school girls are often the victims of “slut-shaming,” having explicit photos and videos of themselves posted online … Continue reading

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Student expelled and loses scholarship for cyber bullying English teacher – Keeping Kids Safe Online

We often hear about teens cyber bullying other teens, but what happens when a teacher is cyber bullied by a student? 18-year-old, Chris Latour was expelled from Southbridge High School in Massachusetts after a senior prank turned into an “online” … Continue reading

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