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Category Archives: Cybertraps for the Young

Planning a Family Acceptable Use Policy

What Is a Family Acceptable Use Policy? A Family Acceptable Use Policy (FAUP) is a document designed to help you and your children understand the benefits and risks of using the Internet and electronic devices, and to establish household rules regarding their use. It is a document that can be used to organize and clarify…

5 Parenting Tips For Playing The Digital Heavy [X-Post]

[This blog post originally appeared on Good Digital Parenting.] It comes as a shock to most new parents, flushed as they are with the excitement of new life, that parenting is not all sunshine and bunnies. Sleep deprivation is the first clue, but the real wake-up call occurs when the little angel does something that…

Cybertraps for the Young

Benjamin Franklin Award Finalist for Parenting &¬†Family Issues Approaching the risks for children on the Internet in a thought-provoking and intellectual manner, this study skillfully integrates contemporary news reports and disturbing legal cases to show how Facebook and other ready-made forums for information exchange are breaking down boundaries of privacy and facilitating a growing number…

The Top 5 Things Rep. Anthony Weiner Can Teach Your Children [Press Release]

For Immediate Release AUTHOR AVAILABLE FOR INTERVIEWS Contacts: Frederick Lane (802) 318-4604 FSLane3@gmail.com The scandal that has engulfed Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) may seem to many parents like yet another reason to turn off the news. That’s an understandable reaction, but parents should embrace it for it what it is: a great opportunity to educate…

There’s No Such Thing As Safe “Sext” [Lecture]

2011-04-09 There's No Such Thing as Safe "Sext" from Frederick Lane Presented at the National School Board Association Annual Conference on April 4, 2011 in San Francisco, CA. This lecture is appropriate for professional development for teachers and administrators in public and independent schools, parent organizations, church groups, and students. If you are interested in…

Can You See Me Now? [Lecture]

2010-07-28 Can You See Me Now? from Frederick Lane Subtitle: “The Growing Problem of Sexting Among School-Age Children.” A presentation delivered to the Catawba County School District on July 28, 2010, in Conover, NC. This lecture is appropriate for school boards, district staff and teachers, and parents. It also can be adapted for students at…