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Livia McCoy
Help Keep Your Kids Safe Online

Mar 10, 2015 - Posted by Livia McCoy in Social Media, Social and Emotional Development, Livia McCoy

Teens spend a lot of time on social networks. We have all heard of Pinterest, Instagram, and Facebook; but have you also heard of Whisper, Vine, and Yik Yak? It is difficult to keep up in the digital world when it is changing... Read more
Livia McCoy
Encourage Good Grammar on Social Media

Jul 22, 2014 - Posted by Livia McCoy in Social Media, Livia McCoy, Kids Writing, Kids Learning

Many teens spend a great deal of time on social sites networking with friends. One concern I have about that relates to language skills. It is acceptable on these sites to use improper grammar and spelling, and we often blame... Read more
Carol Brooks Ball
Facebook: Okay For 13-Year-Olds and Younger?

Jun 05, 2012 - Posted by Carol Brooks Ball in Social Media

Word leaked this week that Facebook may be lifting its policy banning kids 13 and younger from opening an account, adding to the social media titan’s already registered 900 million monthly users. The accounts for kids ... Read more
40 Tweets By Parents, Teachers About Parent-Teacher Conferences

May 24, 2012 - Posted by SchoolFamily in Social Media, Parent-Teacher Conference

Editor’s note: Principal Joe Mazza runs a weekly Twitter gathering each Wednesday evening called Parent-Teacher Chat (#PTchat). For more information on the chats, see information at end of this guest blog post. The #PT... Read more
Carol Brooks Ball
Should Your Child's School Have the Right to See Her Facebook Page?

May 22, 2012 - Posted by Carol Brooks Ball in Social Media, Middle School

Pam Broviak of Illinois made headlines recently when she blogged about how officials at her daughter’s school forced the middle-schooler to show them comments on her Facebook page last fall, allegedly because another st... Read more