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Anne Bubnic

There are no RE-DO's in real life [PSA] - 4 views

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    The National Road Safety Foundation teamed up with National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS), to invite young people to help get out important safe driving messages in their own thoughts and words in a Drive to Life PSA Competition. The winning video was submitted by Bethany Brown.
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Text messages become a growing weapon in dating violence - 3 views

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    The text messages to the 22-year-old Virginia woman arrived during the day and night, sometimes 20 or 30 at once. Her ex-boyfriend wanted her back. He would not be refused. He texted and called 758 times.
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Three house rules to overcome the digital gap and promote cyber safety - 1 views

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    House rules that factor in limits to the influence of technology are vital to making your home a sanctuary allowing family members to connect and promote sensible use of the Internet and phones. Three key elements for cyber safe house rules are identified.
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Stephen Balkam: Sexting and the Law of Unintended Consequences - 0 views

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    Sexting -- teens sending sexually explicit photos of themselves via cell phones -- has become the latest in a line of highly charged issues involving kids and the internet. A recent survey on sexting has claimed that one in five teens have sent nude or semi-nude photos of themselves, although at least one academic has questioned this finding
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R U Talkin 2 Me? [Lesson Plan] - 0 views

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    "In this lesson, students analyze the effects of devices and protocols used to communicate and create posters highlighting their findings. They then write response papers exploring the future of these social networking methods."
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Cell Phone Etiquette - 1 views

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    14 rules of cell phone etiquette with additional guidelines for young mobile users.
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CyberTipLine: Don't Believe the Type - 0 views

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    Kids learn about the dangers of the internet, online chatrooms, instant messaging, social networking sites, situations to avoid and how to keep their identity private. Three PSA's are included. Resources are available in English and Spanish.
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AT&T | Texting & Driving - It Can Wait - 1 views

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    A resource for all wireless users on the dangers of texting while driving. Take the pledge not to text and drive. To honor those taking the pledge, AT&T will contribute to non-profit organizations focused on youth safety.
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TextMessaging: Comfort, but lack of focus, loss of privacy - 1 views

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    Cyber-savvy experts view electronic chatting as an example of how technology - and especially the growth in text messaging and live video chatting - is allowing people to keep in such constant communication that it has begun to radically change the sense of what it means for people to feel together, or alone, or apart.
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ReadWriteThink: Electronic Messaging & How It Affects Other Writing - 0 views

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    With the increasing popularity of e-mail and online instant messaging among today's teens, a recognizable change has occurred in the language that students use in their writing. This lesson explores the language of electronic messages and how it affects other writing. Furthermore, it explores the freedom and creativity for using Internet abbreviations for specific purposes and examines the importance of a more formal style of writing based on audience.
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A Pocket Guide to Social Media and Kids | [Nov09] - 2 views

  • Mobile devices represent a major impetus behind the social media movement, driving part of the 250% audience increase for the year ending February 2009. Teens represented 19% of the 12.3 million active social networkers.
  • To adults, cell phones are a communications device. To children, they are a lifeline. Consider that the average 13-17 year old sends more than 2,000 text messages per month. Compared with the total mobile Internet population, teens are much bigger consumers of social media, music, games, videos/movies and technology/science.
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    When is a phone not a phone? In the hands of children and tweens, today's cell phones are primarily used as text messaging devices, cameras, gaming consoles, video viewers, MP3 players, and incidentally, as mobile phones via the speaker capability so their friends can chime in on the call. Parents are getting dialed in to the social media phenomenon and beginning to understand-and limit-how children use new media
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TXT LEARNING | One step forward, two thumbs down - 1 views

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    What is tXt Learning? Trivia by phone. It's mobile education for students in GR 6-12 that finds you where you are. Questions cover math, English, science, Spanish and college prep. And all Q&A are provided by the National Education Association. New questions are sent everyday.
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Texting Raises Crash Risk 23 Times, Study Finds - 0 views

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    The first study of drivers texting inside their vehicles shows that the risk sharply exceeds previous estimates based on laboratory research - and far surpasses the dangers of other driving distractions.
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Wise Up To IT Lesson Plans/Video - 4 views

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    Four Videos and lesson plans from the Australian Government. The videos present four situations in four stories-offering many strategies to address the issues raised. Covers topics in all areas of digital citizenship.
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TextED.ca - 6 views

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    Online resource from Canada for everything textual. Get the 411 on texting and relationships, including healthy vs. unhealthy relationships, how to deal with harassment, and how to cope with stress. Through a variety of games and activities you can test your texting knowledge, find out how to use this great technology safely, and learn what to do when someone crosses the line. Educators can sign up for teacher guides and lesson plans.
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Shocking stats, video on texting while driving | - 0 views

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    When it comes to texting while driving, teens are a particular risk group considering that, according to Nielsen (PDF), "The average U.S. mobile teen now sends or receives an average of 2,899 text-messages per month" and apparently some of those texts are being sent and read from behind the wheel.
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Texting While Driving [PSA] - 0 views

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    A rather frightening PSA targeting teens and the dangers of texting while driving.
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Ending the national panic on 'sexting' - Los Angeles Times - 0 views

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    Text messages are forcing us to rethink the way we deal with the difficult issues that arise when teenagers get involved with sex; The Times addressed this touchy issue in its June 1 editorial, "Keeping an eye on 'sexting.' " Some in law enforcement have taken extreme measures against teens who send sexually explicit words and images using cellphones and Internet sites. Their solution? Treat these kids just like adults who traffic in pornographic pictures of children.
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    As the prevalence of sexting cases continue to come to light, many states are grappling to determine an appropriate punishment for this frightening new trend. With no federal law on the books, kids committing the same act in different states are finding themselves facing drastically different, sometimes life-altering, punishments.
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Teen Online & Wireless Safety Survey [PDF] - 0 views

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    Cox Communications commissioned Harris Interactive to conduct a survey among U.S. teens ages 13-18. Key objectives of this study were to: *Examine teen's online and cell phone behavior, specifically regarding: * Sending sexually suggestive text messages ore emails * Bullying others online or by text message *Understand the relationship between teens and their parents regarding parental controls for the Internet *Uncover how and why teens go online on their cell phone
    Download the complete 60-page report.
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1 in 5 teens 'sext' despite risks - 0 views

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    A new survey on kids in cyberspace finds that one in five teens have "sexted" - sent or received sexually suggestive, nude or nearly nude photos through cellphone text messages or e-mail. Most teens who sexted sent the photos to girlfriends or boyfriends, but 11% sent them to strangers, according to the study made public today by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and Cox Communications. Of teens who sext, 80% are under 18, the survey found.
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    A new survey on kids in cyberspace finds that one in five teens have "sexted" - sent or received sexually suggestive, nude or nearly nude photos through cellphone text messages or e-mail.Most teens who sexted sent the photos to girlfriends or boyfriends, but 11% sent them to strangers, according to the study made public today by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and Cox Communications. Of teens who sext, 80% are under 18, the survey found.
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