Children and teens interact with internet using a variety of social media and apps, and each presents its own safety concerns. In this 37-minute video Dr. Kortney Peagram of Bulldog Solutions discusses popular apps, the meaning behind emojis and how to keep kids safe online.
This 37-minute video will help you better understand how to keep your child safe online. You’ll learn about the pros and cons of internet safety apps and monitoring systems, how to detect and prevent cyberbullying and cyberdrama, and the many online trends and how they may affect your child. We also discuss the latest social media apps and how kids use them.
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Dr. Kortney Peagram is the president and owner of Bulldog Solution, which provides schools with social-emotional learning (SEL) curriculum, professional development trainings, and student programs to eliminate bullying, violence and cyberbullying. Dr. Peagram works with organizations to provide programs on leadership, conflict management, team building, group management, diversity, compassion, bullying and cyberbullying. She is also an adjunct professor at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Her new book, Dear Bully: The Untold Stories of Bullying, is a compilation of stories from victims and bullies.
Dr. Peagram has been featured as an expert on CBS, NPR, Fox News, PBS, and Chicago Parent.