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Finally - research that confirms teens aren't leaving Facebook in the groves that we have been hearing.  But do you know what other places your kids are hanging?   #digitalparenting  
We are constantly hearing headlines saying that our teens are leaving Facebook.  I know I am someone that has been debating that.  Not because I don’t believe they are leaving it, but because I think they may be using other social media sites in addition to Facebook. The fact is Facebook offers too many functions that …
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STUDY: #Cyberbullying  continues since no intervenes the trolls online.
Administrators never rush to the aide of the victims. While, the sufferers seem to bear it and try to move-on, allowing cyber-bullies to continue their virtual aggression.
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The virtual world of social media is a dominant force in the lives of many teenagers. Nearly 40 percent of teens carry a smart phone, according to data released by Pew Research Center. But these days the online world is having dire effects on the way some girls are trying to navigate the real world.
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It seems as if each week, we are exposed to a new way people have found to use their keystrokes to hurt and shame each other. #cyberbullying  +The Huffington Post 
It is not about simply ignoring it and rising above it. It is about being proactive as well as taking care of yourself....
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Excellent read by +Jacoba Urist via +The Atlantic  #education   #edchat   #students  
Some politicians want to get rid of the AP U.S.-history curriculum because it paints a cynical picture of the country's backstory.
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14 signs to clue you in if your teen is addicted to their #smartphone  via +Ten to Twenty Parenting  #digitalparenting  
In a world of technology and always being on, tech addiction is an actual concern. Here are signs your teen has had too much of their phone.
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Why offline #parenting   is just as important as online monitoring. Your teens need to have the common sense to make wise decisions in cyberspace.   #digitalparenting  
Beneath the sierra-filtered fall foliage and #skinnyarm besties lurks something much, much darker. 
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Great read!!!! #Kindness   #cyberbullying  via +The Huffington Post 
We are all on this life journey together. We all have a voice. I use mine to communicate, to understand others, and to make the world a kinder place to live in. By spewing your commentary, it makes me wonder what else you do in life that pushes us al...
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Let's create more upstanders... #bullying   #onlinebullying   #cyberbullying  
A recent study done by researchers at The Ohio State University shows that people who witness online bullying don't often do anything direct to stop it, but do respond indirectly later.
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It's not only our #kids  and #teens  addicted to their #smartphones   time for #parents  to confess... great quiz by +Katie Hurley 
Research shows we check our phones around 150 times per day. Take our quiz to find out if it's time to tune out your smartphone, and tune in to the real world.
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Sue Scheff founded Parents’ Univeral Resource Experts (P.U.R.E) in 2001.  It was created to help educate parents in a loosely regulated industry called “teen help.”  After struggling with her own teenage daughter, she traveled down a road that was not only destructive to her - but put her daughter in harms way.

Sue Scheff is now a Parent Advocate and continues to help thousands of families with today’s teens.  During her crusade to help inform others, she became a victim, and now survivor, of Internet Defamation and Slander.  As with many people that have a voice to create change, you will have vocal enemies.  However, free speech does not condone defamation or slander.  After fighting back - a jury awarded Sue Scheff $11.3M verdict for damages.   

Sue Scheff has appeared on many media outlets including ABC News 20/20 i-Caught, CNN Anderson Cooper, The Rachael Ray Show, Lifetime Television,  CNN Headline News, Fox Morning News with Mike and Juliet, Fox News Tampabay, CBS News with Katie Couric, BBC, CBC Sunday News Magazine, Newsweek, Washington Post, Washington Times, USA Today, Miami Herald, Veja, Forbes, and many more both National and International.

Sue’s book - Wit’s End! is available at all book stores and online at Amazon. Published by Health Communications, Inc.

Google Bomb! is Sue's second book with co-author John Dozier and foreword by Michael Fertik. Published by Health Communications Inc.  When Revenge Becomes E-Venge - Take Cover with Google Bomb!

I currently am the co-chair for the Community Empowerment Series in in St. Johns County and also the Board of Advisors for CiviliNation.  I am also a contributor to the Huffington Post, GalTime, Stop Medicine Abuse, Parenting Today's Kids, School Family, Education.com, BeCyberWise and other publications.

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Sue Scheff is a contributor for Huffington Post, Parenting Today's Kids, GalTime, Education.com, Dr. Greene.com, School Family, Examiner, A Platform for Good, and others.

She is the co-chair for The Community Empowerment Series and a Rotarian.

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For over a decade my organization has been helping families with at-risk teens. I also have been an advocate for many victims of Internet defamation, proving that there is a life after cyber-slander.
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Cyber-Bullying Succeeds Because No One Intervenes Or Stands-Up Against T...
www.inquisitr.com

Administrators never rush to the aide of the victims. While, the sufferers seem to bear it and try to move-on, allowing cyber-bullies to con

7 Tips to Help Your Teen Avoid Conflict in Group Texts - McAfee
blogs.mcafee.com

If you’ve ever had a conversation over email or text take a sudden nosedive due to miscommunication, then buckle up—you haven’t seen anythin

Social media overload causing anxiety for many teens
www.komonews.com

The virtual world of social media is a dominant force in the lives of many teenagers. Nearly 40 percent of teens carry a smart phone, accord

Your Kid's School Is Missing the Tech Revolution, and It's All Your Faul...
www.wired.com

A few months ago, I got an email from a parent at my son’s San Francisco public school, asking if I was familiar with an app called Pencil.

The Impact of Social Media on Body Image
today.uconn.edu

A UConn psychologist on the "selfie" culture, and how to approach a friend or family member who may be suffering from an eating disorder.

What the Best Bullying and Cyberbullying Assembly Speakers Do - Cyberbul...
cyberbullying.us

Describes what the best bullying assembly speakers do to reach and inspire students.

Research results from Madison schools suggest compassion, kindness can b...
host.madison.com

Students exposed to a 'kindness curriculum' showed less selfish behavior — and earned higher academic marks — than their peers in a control

Are Bullying Victims More Likely To Drop Out Of School?
www.ourfamilyworld.com

Are Bullying Victims More Likely To Drop Out Of School? We looked at the statistics and broke them down to answer this question about bullyi

ConnectSafely.org Brings Together Tech Industry Leaders & Teens For ...
www.prnewswire.com

PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To mark Safer Internet Day on Tuesday, February 10,...

The Importance of Teens Leading an Active Lifestyle
thealcoholtalk.com

When kids value an active lifestyle and are given opportunities to be involved in sports, they may be less likely to experiment with alcohol

How You Can Be a Force For Good In a World Filled With Online Trolls
www.makeuseof.com

Why is the Internet such a nasty place? Why does it seem like there are trolls found around every corner? It doesn't have to be this way. Ea

Get Ready for Random Acts of Kindness Week!
info.character.org

Did You know that Random Acts of Kindness week is less than two weeks away? Marilyn Decalo, the Education Director at the Random Acts of Kin

Helping Teens Understand How Alcohol Impairs Judgment
thealcoholtalk.com

Help your teen understand how alcohol impairs judgment. Arming teens with information is the best way to help them make the right decisions.

Innocence lost to Internet nightmare: Web predators, online sex hits clo...
www.stgeorgeutah.com

SOUTHERN UTAH – In a world gone digital, keeping kids safe from online predators, and information they may not be ready for, can be a daunti

Infographic: The social networks people will use in 2015
www.ragan.com

This infographic examines which age groups dominate each social network.

iTWire - SURVEY: Cyber Safety and balancing kids’ screen time
www.itwire.com

Are you a good digital role model for your children? Telstra’s survey shows some startling results, with 65% of parents saying they’re not g

5 Ways You're (Accidentally!) Being A Condescending Jerk Online
www.makeuseof.com

Internet arguments are a fact of life, and no matter how much is written about proper online etiquette we always come back to one unshakable

Three Quarters Of Children Aged 10 And Under Have Mobile Phones
uk.lifestyle.yahoo.com

And parents aren’t using many of the security options available to ensure their child stays safe