Your tween is likely accessing technology independent of you or their teacher. While you can't be hovering over them and their screens all day, you can set online rules for your family. Talk to your tween about the responsibilities that come with access to cyberspace. If you are about to give your tween a cell phone, make sure you arm them with safety advice and set the rules upfront.
Together we can improve civility online while educating, empowering and engaging digital citizens. Using the 3 E’s of digital citizenship (Educate, Empower, Engage), we can look at ways to increase civility online
Today’s teens are flirting in an entirely different landscape. Sure, they are still flirting in hallways and movie theaters but they are also flirting over text message, social media, and apps specifically designed for flirting and dating.
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