It can be a challenging for parents to talk with their children about the content they post online, especially if parents don’t feel computer-savvy. However, a new document from cyberbully research experts, Justin W. Patchin and Sameer Hinduja, may help.
Patchin and Hinduja, directors of the Cyberbullying Research Center, recently released a powerful and concise two-page document titled, “A Student’s Guide to Personal Publishing.” The document recommends students consider five things before posting online:
iKeepSafe encourages parents to download this document, and then read and discuss it with their children or students. Parents can help their children understand the consequences —both immediate and in the future — of their online actions.
Hinduja, Sameer & Patchin, Justin. A Student’s Guide to Personal Publishing. Retrieved from http://www.cyberbullying.us/Students_Guide_to_Personal_Publishing.pdf