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Dangerous Websites for Teen Girls That Teach Self-Harm

Dangerous Websites for Teen Girls That Teach Self-Harm

Michele Borba January 16, 2014 Comments Off on Dangerous Websites for Teen Girls That Teach Self-Harm

Websites tailored to young girls that encourage negative self-image, eating disorders and cold-blooded cruelty Note to Readers: This article was originally published in 2011 on my site when these troubling trends first started. Unfortunately,

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7 Cyber “Don’ts” That Help Keep Kids and Teen Safer Online

7 Cyber “Don’ts” That Help Keep Kids and Teen Safer Online

Michele Borba December 14, 2013 Comments Off on 7 Cyber “Don’ts” That Help Keep Kids and Teen Safer Online

REALITY CHECK: One survey found that half of three thousand U.S. children surveyed during the previous six months said they or someone they know had been victims or guilty of cyberbullying. Talk to your

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6 Tips To Help You NOT Become an Online Victim or Get Lost in Cyberspace – How to “Own” Your Virtual Image

6 Tips To Help You NOT Become an Online Victim or Get Lost in Cyberspace – How to “Own” Your Virtual Image

Michele Borba October 14, 2013 Comments Off on 6 Tips To Help You NOT Become an Online Victim or Get Lost in Cyberspace – How to “Own” Your Virtual Image

From parents to teens, teachers to principals, lawyers to landscapers, doctors to truck drivers, no one is immune to Internet slime. Sue Scheff’s book, Google Bomb: The Untold Story of the $11.3M Verdict That

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“Cyberbullying and Bullying Are Not the Same” Say Kids

Michele Borba April 24, 2012 Comments Off on “Cyberbullying and Bullying Are Not the Same” Say Kids

New research findings and 3 important takeaways for bully prevention New research on bullying is published so quickly it’s hard to stay current with recent findings. But at the same time we’re already seeing

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Parenting Cyber-Kids: Knowing How to Monitor Their Online Activity

Michele Borba March 15, 2012 Comments Off on Parenting Cyber-Kids: Knowing How to Monitor Their Online Activity

Tips I shared on the TODAY show to help parents monitor their  kids online behavior to boost Internet safety and curb inappropriate online activity Kid Internet access is now everywhere–from laptops, to television screens,

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10 Cutting Edge Kindergartens Shaping the Next Generation

Michele Borba December 13, 2011 Comments Off on 10 Cutting Edge Kindergartens Shaping the Next Generation

  Technology and innovative learning methods are becoming more and more common at all levels of education in the United States, from elementary school to college. Many may not realize how big of a role

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If Your Teen Is Cyberbullied

Michele Borba November 7, 2011 Comments Off on If Your Teen Is Cyberbullied

What to do if your child receives cyber-threats or you suspect cyberbullying “A number of middle school students—including my daughter–are receiving vicious anonymous emails and text messages from peers. The school sent a letter

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Tips to Keep Kids Safe Online

Michele Borba August 11, 2009 Comments Off on Tips to Keep Kids Safe Online

Michele Borba   REALITY CHECK A survey of 3,700 middle school age students found that nearly a quarter of the eighth-graders said they were bullied online in a two-month period. Nearly half of 3,000

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