Common Sense Media: “5 Tech Tools for Kids in Crisis”

Posted by on September 26, 2016 in Professional Development, Resources | Comments Off on Common Sense Media: “5 Tech Tools for Kids in Crisis”

11159542_10153252680259467_394562985499563742_nApps, sites, and text hotlines help kids cope with issues from cyberbullying to suicide.

Christine Elgersma Senior Editor, Apps| Mom of one  

Many parents wonder how they would fare as a teenager in a world filled with social media drama, texting troubles, and cyberbullying. Whether they’re the cause or symptomatic of deeper issues, the same tools kids use to connect can also trigger anxiety, depression, and even thoughts of suicide. For today’s struggling kids, there’s some hope. Popular apps, sites, and services offer guidance and help when, where, and how kids need it. Let kids know where they can find support.  Read the rest of her article at Common Sense Media and sign up for the great articles useful for Educators and Parents, alike.

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