A growing body of research has established that bullying can create long-term catastrophic effects, both psychologically and physically. The link between bullying at school and depression in later life is especially alarming.
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Least surprising statistic of the week: 95% of school principals think students spend too much time on devices when they’re not in school.
Digital citizenship starts with safety - but it doesn’t end there.
Phone bans at school simply don’t work, many educators argue. And isn’t the whole idea counterproductive in today’s digital age?
Watching YouTube. Playing Fortnite. Maintaining a SnapStreak. Commenting on YOLO. Bingeing on Riverdale. Sneaking porn. ‘gramming pretty much everything.
As an educator, you don’t need x-ray vision to figure out that you and your students aren’t always on the same page.
Move over Fortnite. There’s a new free-for-all game that’s blowing up in schools and homes all over Australia. Think Call of Duty-style first-person shooter with a Roblox-like aesthetic that anybody can play free in their browser, on ...
Smartphones that slip into a backpocket and tablets that tuck into schoolbags have allowed kids to inhabit a digital world largely invisible to the grown-ups - and seemingly impossible to supervise.