Teaching Parents The How-To’s Of Daily Online Security & Safety

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The “I Choose” campaign is a challenge and movement for change. It’s about recognizing bullying for what it is: a choice. What you say or do to someone has the power to affect that person’s life. The campaign challenges people to stop, think and remember that their choices matter.


The campaign is powered by Yoursphere.com, a social network uniquely created by kids and teens, for kids and teens. The Yoursphere community is one of respect and positive online interaction, and this campaign is a reflection of the choices that our members feel have the power to make people stop, think and remember that their choice matters.

It is that time of the year again. With children and teenagers going back to school, parents all over the world are secretly happy that the kids won’t be home as much and that they will have school work to keep them from trouble and to occupy their time.

With all the excitement, parents can often forget how daunting this time can be for their children… Read more: http://keepingourkidssafe.co/top-13-issues/cyberbullying/

Kids Helping Kids CyberBullying Vol I Issue IV

Here is my favorite book on CyberBullying besides mine of course! This is absolutely one of the best books on the market for defining and helping you to understand what Bullying, CyberBullying and Harassment really are, in today’s modern world:

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Listen to the Author: Jennie Withers interview below, it’s fantastic:


Jennie Withers is a graduate of Boise State University, Boise, Idaho, and currently teaches Technical Reading and Writing and Creative Writing at the high school level. She has published articles in TWIST magazine and Boy’s Life magazine and contributed to Treasure Valley Teen magazine. She lives in Meridian, Idaho, with her husband and two daughters.

Because of the recent alarming increase of tragic suicides among youths, the direct result of repeated harassment and taunting of school children, the United States Department of Education (DOE) released a nationwide appeal to Boards of Education addressing the growing harmful issue in our schools: bullying. Many states have now signed the “Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights” to help ensure the physical and emotional well-being of today’s youth. Approximately 160,000 students in America and more worldwide avoid school each day because of the fear of bullying and 60 to 80 percent of schoolchildren face harassment intimidation.

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and… Remember that, October is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

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About the Author:Bill Wardell

Bill Wardell Is A Radio Security Journalist, as well as an advocate for Keeping Our Kids Safe!! With over 20 years of experience owning and operating businesses offline and online. Bill has produced and hosted over 475 radio interviews with industry leaders worldwide. Bill Wardell is well known and respected for his expertise of Online Safety & Security both as an Online Radio Host & Radio Security Journalist.

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