Activities to Help Children and Teens to Stay Safe in a Texting, Twittering, Social Networking World
Children and teenagers text, network and twitter online as second nature, but when emails or texts are used to threaten, harass, intimidate or embarrass someone, they can turn from being a source of enjoyment to a source of crippling anxiety and fear.
This approachable book is packed with advice, games and activities for groups and individuals to help young people understand what cyberbullying is, how they should behave online and how they can stay safe. The activities range from quizzes and competitions to storyboard games and art activities, and cover issues such as how easily personal information can be forwarded, the risks posed by unknown ‘friends’ on social networking sites, and how to discuss and deal with bullying issues.
Particularly suited to children and teens aged 11+, this essential book will be an invaluable resource for parents, teachers, youth workers, and anyone working with young people who could be exposed to cyberbullying.
Author: Vanessa Rogers
For ages: 11 to 18
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
About the author:
Vanessa Rogers is a qualified teacher and youth worker with over ten years’ experience both at practitioner and management levels. Prior to becoming a nationally acclaimed youth work consultant, Vanessa managed a wide range of services for young people including a large youth centre and targeted detached projects in Herfordshire, UK.
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