Tag: Digital Citizenship

Teens and parents discover how to address cyberbullying with help from Microsoft Store

Cyberbullying is a widespread issue among teens. According to the Cyberbullying Research Center, more than one in three teens have been cyberbullied. This October, in recognition of National Bullying Prevention Month, Microsoft Store will offer parents, educators and teens free in-store workshops and online tools to identify and address cyberbullying. Microsoft Store has... Read more

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Hearts on fire: How educators are using Skype to ignite idealism in their students

Our guest writer for today’s blog post is PK Dauer of the IF Hummingbird Foundation and Hearts on Fire, a program of the foundation identifying and showcasing some of the most inspirational and committed individuals working to change the world for the better.    Elise Higgins-Steele, an eighth-grade English Language Arts teacher at Sterling Middle School in... Read more

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From students to digital citizens: A positive step on Safer Internet Day

Think of an earthquake. It’s an event we can’t control, but instead of sitting in fear we can reinforce what we do to help and strengthen ourselves. Staying safe in a digital world is a far cry from the physical safeguards we seek against an earthquake, but educators and parents often rely on the negatives and evils of the Internet to get the message across. How can... Read more