Vic Gecas

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How do I know if my child is being cyberbullied?

The internet can open a world of connectivity and learning for young people, but to help them have enjoyable online experiences, it is critical that …

Hundreds of high school girls victims of online ‘pornography ring’

More than 2,000 graphic images of female students have been shared by teen boys on a website that can only be described as disgusting.<p>Over 70 schools …

High School

The price of shame

"Public shaming as a blood sport has to stop," says Monica Lewinsky. In 1998, she says, “I was Patient Zero of losing a personal reputation on a …

Monica Lewinsky

BA's Best Quiche Lorraine

Makes one 9" quiche Servings<p>Buttery, bacon-y, and custardy, with a very tender, rich crust (thanks to the combination of butter and lard). Call it retro if you want—we say quiche is back. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>April 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>Crust<p>1½ teaspoons …

Baking

Composition Tips: How to Capture that ‘National Geographic Style’

Renowned travel photographer Bob Holmes says he shoots in a “National Geographic style.” A style that he describes as not about the photographer, but …

Photography

Overhearing yesterday’s best friends whispering about you is the worst thing in the world when you are 14 years old. But it’s damage that forms you as a person<p>What is worse than a classroom on a wet lunchbreak, when nobody has spoken to you since maths, and Helen’s brother thinks you look like “a …

Relationships

An Interview with Portrait & Fashion Photographer Dave Kai Piper

Who Is Dave Kai Piper?<p>Professional photographer, re-toucher, educator, organizer, Fuji X-Photographer, teacher and one very busy guy.<p>I had the good …

Cyber bullies should be prosecuted under Tasmania's criminal code: Law Reform Institute

Serious cases of bullying, including cyber offences, should be prosecuted under the criminal code, Tasmania's Law Reform Institute has …

Upworthy Video

Witness what it would be like if adults were bullied like kids. (via Not In Our Town) niot.org/pledge #notinourtown

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Fact Checking

12 Good Resources for Teaching Digital Citizenship - A PDF Handout

<i>As I do every year, I am taking this week to relax, recharge, and ski with friends. While I'm away I will be re-running the most popular posts of the</i> …

A Fresh Perspective on ‘Bullying’ and a Framework for Handling Interpersonal Issues in Schools - 21st Century Learning International

<b>Overview</b><p>Sometimes our students can be great teachers if we pay close attention to what emerges from the challenges they face. At Chatsworth …

3 ways to weave digital citizenship into your curriculum

In the famous words of <i>Spider-Man</i> writer Stan Lee: With great power comes great responsibility.<p>Actually, Voltaire might have said it first. Or …

Natural Light Portraiture & Retouching With Dani Diamond

Natural Light

Top 10 expert cybersafety tips for parents

No longer is bullying confined to the playground, the online world has allowed it to enter every area of our children's lives.<p>"Research has found …

How to report offensive or illegal content

YouTube

Bully | Clayton Doyle | Mission Estancia Elementary School

Education

Students spying on teachers online, warns e-Safety Commission | The Educator Australia

The commission said teachers should be locking their social media accounts and keeping a record of their Internet use amid concerns students are …

Spying

AT&T: It Can Wait - Close to Home

Essential elements of digital citizenship

Nearly all of the ISTE Standards list digital citizenship as one of the aspects of education technology that all members of a school or district …

Questions and Answersabout CarGone

A Single Mom With A Cheap Camera Is Giving Professionals A Run For Their Money

We hear all the time that it’s not the camera but who is behind the camera that matters. Photographer Meagan V Blazier is an epitome of this …

3 Courageous Questions Great Teachers Ask Parents at the End of the Year

Before you turn in the key to your classroom door and head out into the sun for the summer, there are three courageous questions you might want to …

Bullying the main factor behind student suspension | The Educator Australia

According to Government figures released on Tuesday by Attorney-General Vanessa Goodwin, 38% of suspensions were for physical abuse or …

3 strategies for using empathy as an antidote to cyberbullying

Is social media killing empathy?<p>It’s a valid question when 88 percent of social-media-using teens have witnessed cruelty online and research has …

Digital Citizenship

Empower your students to make safe, smart, and ethical decisions online.<p>Jump to Scope & Sequence<p>Empower your students to make safe, smart, and …