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Scared straight

Posted by lpearle on 20 November 2008

At MPOW we just had The Talk by a member of the county DA (he spoke with parents of middle schoolers, and then with grades 5/6 and 7/8). Parents seem to really want the scare tactics, but this article suggests (as did Anastasia Goodstein at the SLJ Summit) that we really don’t need to/shouldn’t waste time worrying so much. Now, how do we get parents to believe?
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2 Responses to “Scared straight”

  1. Alice in Infoland said

    How about bringing in Nancy Willard — http://www.cyberbully.org/parentguide.php — as counterbalance?

  2. […] Anastasia Goodman, really sets a tone. What students are doing on-line is a huge issue at MPOW and I’m not convinced we’re talking about it in the right way. One of the messages I got loud-and-clear is that youth culture freaks people out: always has, […]

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