Tips to help stop bullying and cyber bullying

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http://www.helpguide.org/mental/bullying.htm#parents

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Social Media sites spur to suicide

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Social Media sites spur to suicide

Text messaging and social media sites such as Bebo contributed to the spread of suicide in a spate of teen deaths, a New Zealand study has found.

Is the internet harmful to teenage girls?

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Is the internet harmful to teenage girls?

Caitlin Flanagan’s controversial new book, Girl Land, which argues that the internet has a damaging effect on teenage girls, has led to a furious row among US women.

Parents help set up facebook profiles for underage children

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-17853498#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

Netsafe – Challenging Risk: NZ High-school Students’ Activity, Challenge, Distress, and Resiliency, within Cyberspace

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Netsafe – Challenging Risk: NZ High-school Students’ Activity, Challenge, Distress, and Resiliency, within Cyberspace

John Fenaughty’s research – titled Challenging Risk: NZ High-school Students’ Activity, Challenge, Distress, and Resiliency, within Cyberspace – interviewed and surveyed around 1,700 NZ secondary school students about their safety challenges on the internet and mobile phones. The research went further to find out what helped students to successfully sort out these challenges.

Findings are presented.

Cyberbulllying

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Info for young people, parents and teachers

NZ info and resources available on cyberbulling.