TITLE

R U Safe?

AUTHOR(S)
Mustacchi, Johanna
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Educational Leadership;Mar2009, Vol. 66 Issue 6, p78
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses cyberbullying and other Internet and digital media dangers facing adolescents in the early 21st-century. Comments are offered highlighting the different social challenges that teenagers face when involved in digital communications, such as peer intimidation and risk of predators. Details are given outlining several ways in which education programs can promote Internet and personal information security for teens. The particular importance of recruiting other teens to assist in the education process is mentioned.
ACCESSION #
36666632

 

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