In Friendship & Other Weapons, girls are given the opportunity to learn and talk about the role of social media in their lives and relationships. This YouTube video is a great entre for teaching girls–and boys–about the permancy of what they post online–via Facebook, MySpace, YouTube, or even text. “Once you post it, you lose control.”
Showing and discussing this video with kids is 99 seconds well-spent.
This entry was posted by signewhitson on February 1, 2012 at 6:23 pm, and is filed under Being a Mom, building self-esteem in girls, bullying, cyberbullying, Facebook, internet, kids, media messages, Parenting. Follow any responses to this post through RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback from your own site.
Signe Whitson is an author and educator on bullying, crisis intervention, and child and adolescent emotional and behavioral health. In her articles, books, and training workshops, Signe provides down-to-earth, practical advice for professionals and parents on navigating the daily challenges of living and working with children, tweens and teens.