Twitter wars of the adults have become unhinged. Now instead of pointing to adult behavior as a model for proper behavior, we have none. It is up to schools to make a difference.
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March 20, 2018
January 25, 2018
We are in a difficult time. This time is one that we have no frame of reference. The polarization of sides, beliefs, values are extreme and are flaunted. We are called as educators to be awake and active.
August 29, 2017
The moment to rediscover and recommit to values is now. The adults being led and students in our schools need a leader who is a model of integrity, inclusiveness, and consistency.
July 02, 2017
It is not the technology doing harm; it is the human using it. Social media itself is a neutral tool or capacity, its use for good or harm is in the hands of human beings at this point.
June 18, 2017
It has become a coming of age ritual for too many children as they find their way through name-calling and bullying while learning how to navigate the world of emotions.
May 28, 2017
Guest blogger J.M. Myers, M.D. writes, "Rarely does a clinical day of a child psychiatrist go by now without some Internet related stressor making an appearance."
September 25, 2016
Policies and legislation may call for safe environments, but it is the heart of the educator leading and teaching students that will make the most difference.
October 30, 2015
Educators on the front lines can play an integral role in helping teens and their families make healthy choices as they navigate what happens on these new apps and sites.