Playing It Safe

Playing It Safe is a newspapers in education tab that helps students learn the dos & don’ts of personal safety in a fun, entertaining format.  Topics and titles include:  In Case of Emergency, Fire, Testing the Water, Let’s go for a Bike Ride, Out for a Walk, Poison Beware, On the Playground, Hello! Who’s Calling, Lost…
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Facebook And Internet Safety From Local Students

I received the monthly newsletter recently from Central High School in Grand Forks.  There was a great page with tips for parents and teens on Facebook and Internet safety from the Grand Forks Youth Commission.  I like this because it was created by local students.  There is also a list of of useful links at…
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Stay Smart, Don’t Start NIE Tab

To tie in with Red Ribbon Week, I’d like to share with you a Newspapers in Education tab which was included with Grand Forks Herald classroom copies, GF/EGF newsstand and home delivery copies today (Oct. 27).  The tab was sponsored by David Frisch of the GFAFB Demand Reduction Program.  David is also a member of the…
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Bullying – What Educators Can Do About It

Bullying: What Educators Can Do About It is a resource developed particularly for elementary school teachers. The guide includes activities and tips about what teachers can do to prevent or stop bullying. As part of this guide there is an annotated bibliography of children’s books related to the topic of bullying. A PowerPoint presentation about bullying is available…
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Cell Phone Safety For Kids

The Wireless Foundation , the National Crime Prevention Council and Weekly Reader have created a brochure titled, Get Wise About Wireless -Cell Phone Savvy.  It was  produced to help kids develop good judgment in digital communication—and to be good citizens online, on the phone, and in person.  Cell phones and the Internet provide us with instant access…
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