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The Internet safey curriculum you're looking for...

As always Common Sense Media is a step ahead of the game with their new classroom curriculum around digital citizenship and online identity. The curriculum can easily be researched by grades K-12 or by eight internet safety topics, it’s available to download in pdf format or can be seen here. See what’s new and relevant for your classroom!

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June 21, 2012

Internet Safety Month is here!

summer laptop

It's that time of year when many students are preparing to make a mad dash out of the school building and jump right into summer! Although they are taking a break from school, we can be certain that they are not taking a break from online activities.

Summer is the time of year when most tweens have more time on their hands than usual and resorting to technology is not uncommon. Keep in mind that the Internet is mobile for most tweens...on their mobile devices. Since June is...

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March 21, 2012

Hunger Games

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If you managed to snag tickets for the sold out movie Hunger Games, count yourself as one of the lucky ones. The movie, which is a spin-off of the popular book series, premiers this Friday, March 23. As expected Common Sense Media gives its reviews of the new release here. It’s definitely worth reading before sending your tween to the theater. Take a look at the

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February 13, 2012

Not in Our Town

Diverse students working in grass

Tonight PBS will air Not in Our Town (www.niot.org); a documentary about three communities across the nation that refuse to let hatred and bullying take over. The subgroup, Not in our school, highlights new ways to make schools safe for everyone and offer lesson plans to middle and high schools educators. To learn more about this initiative, view their

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February 7, 2012

Protecting Peers

girl helping boy

Last week we blogged about a group of high schoolers who refused to tolerate bullying against gays in their schools. A great video was forwarded to us about another group of high school students who are “giving back” and also gaining something surprising from it as well.

A group of 194 students at Dublin Coffman High School in Ohio are members of a peer collaboration class, where they provide assistance and support to...

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