cyberbullying http://blog.wlrn.org en 'Mischievous Responders' Confound Research On Teens http://blog.wlrn.org/post/mischievous-responders-confound-research-teens Teenagers face some serious issues: drugs, bullying, sexual violence, depression, gangs. They don't always like to talk about these things with adults.<p>One way that researchers and educators can get around that is to give teens a survey — a simple, anonymous questionnaire they can fill out by themselves without any grown-ups hovering over them. Hundreds of thousands of students take such surveys every year. Thu, 22 May 2014 14:34:11 +0000 Anya Kamenetz 32761 at http://blog.wlrn.org 'Mischievous Responders' Confound Research On Teens Children's Authors On Education Policy: Michael Buckley Talks Bullying And Non-Fiction http://blog.wlrn.org/post/childrens-authors-education-policy-michael-buckley-talks-bullying-and-non-fiction <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Children’s author Michael Buckley has spent a lot of time thinking about bullies. He’s the bestselling author of the NERDS series, which features a bunch of nerdy kids who deal with bullies during the school day and moonlight as top-secret superheroes the rest of the time.</span></p> Mon, 30 Dec 2013 21:25:37 +0000 Sammy Mack 25807 at http://blog.wlrn.org Children's Authors On Education Policy: Michael Buckley Talks Bullying And Non-Fiction Questions Linger After Sedwick's Death In Cyberbullying Case http://blog.wlrn.org/post/questions-linger-after-sedwicks-death-cyberbullying-case <p>Rebecca Sedgwick will never graduate from high school or attend the prom. She&rsquo;ll never sit in the stands of a homecoming football game.&nbsp; <a href="http://wlrn.org/post/rise-cyberbullying-case-rebecca-sedwick"><u>She did not live to see her 13th birthday.&nbsp; On September 9, she killed herself.</u></a></p><p>And last night, over a month after her death, two girls -- ages 12 and 14 -- have been charged with felony aggravated stalking, according to the Polk County Sheriff&#39;s Office.</p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 11:36:23 +0000 Neyda Borges 22190 at http://blog.wlrn.org Questions Linger After Sedwick's Death In Cyberbullying Case New Technology Making It Harder For Florida Schools To Track Bullying http://blog.wlrn.org/post/new-technology-making-it-harder-florida-schools-track-bullying <div id="attachment_20304" class="wp-caption module image right" style="width: 300px;"><a class="fancybox" title="A new Florida law asks schools to crack down on online bullying." href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/florida/files/2013/10/10-8-KidsGossip.jpg" rel=""><img class="size-medium wp-image-20304" alt="A new Florida law asks schools to crack down on online bullying." src="http://stateimpact.npr.org/florida/files/2013/10/10-8-KidsGossip-300x199.jpg" width="300" height="199" /></a> <p class="wp-media-credit">FreeDigitalPhotos.net<p><p class="wp-caption-text">A new Florida law asks schools t Wed, 09 Oct 2013 12:42:54 +0000 21866 at http://blog.wlrn.org New Technology Making It Harder For Florida Schools To Track Bullying Cyberbullying Law Gives Educators Power To Intervene Outside Of School http://blog.wlrn.org/post/cyberbullying-law-gives-educators-power-intervene-outside-school <p>Gabrielle Molina was a seventh grader in Queens, New York.&nbsp; Her friends and parents say that she was smart.&nbsp; She was ambitious and loved science. Her father said that she wanted to join the U.S. Air Force and then study law.</p><p>On May 23&nbsp;her 15 year-old sister forced open their bedroom door and found her lifeless.&nbsp; Gaby hung herself.&nbsp; She was 12.&nbsp; In her suicide note she apologized to her family and said that she was bullied.</p> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Neyda Borges 17200 at http://blog.wlrn.org Cyberbullying Law Gives Educators Power To Intervene Outside Of School