Daily Bookmarks 06/03/2007

Bill Kerr: just the facts about online youth victimisation  Annotated

  • Good summary of research with some talking points for those who are overly worried about student safety online.
     – post by christyinsdesign

Quote: Disclosing personal information on line does not put teens at risk. What puts teens in danger is being willing to talk about sex on line with strangers or having a pattern of multiple risky activities on the web like going to sex sites and chat rooms

So, to prevent these crimes is going to be a lot more awkward, messy and complicated than something as bland as telling teens not to publish their personal information on line

Suffern Middle School in Second Life

  • Blog by Peggy Sheehy about her middle school students’ experiences in Second Life (on the Teen Grid)
     – post by christyinsdesign

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