A big voice against cyber bullies and trolls

Unless you've been hiding under a rock, you've probably heard about baseball legend Curt Schilling's response to the disgusting things that two trolls tweeted about his daughter.  It's been the subject of several interviews and news stories over the past several days, as he fought back to expose his daughter's Twitter trolls.  Here is a ...

School communication with families- an easier way?

There seriously HAS to be a better way. I cannot be the only parent on the planet who lives in a constant state of "what in the world am I forgetting today" throughout the school year.  There is SO MUCH PAPER that comes home from school daily.  And, after I'm done triaging the small forest of trees that ...

Today’s social media profile is yesterday’s resume…

Remember the painful days of writing and perfecting your resume?  The required document that represented you and your educational and professional accomplishments and experience all on a neatly formatted single page?  The one you proof read 96 times to make sure every period was in place and all of the proper dates were aligned to ...

Does your teen’s digital footprint look like this?

These things literally happen every day.  We see them on the news or hear about them and think, "there's no way my kid would ever do that.  We've talked.  He/she isn't the type. He/she knows better." However, we should never under-estimate the fact that while our teens sometimes look grown up, and occasionally (some more than others:) act ...

Conversation with Kids- Twitter, Snapchat, Ask.fm

This is the second of a 3 post series covering a casual conversation with 6 kids ages 10 to 16 about their personal experiences with certain social media.  In the last post, we talked about Facebook and Instagram.  In this post, we'll pick up on my discussion with these kids about their experiences with and ...

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