Screen Time and Bullying

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Part 3 of 3 – for middle and high school age

As children age, they begin to use technology to connect with peers. With the right guidance, peer-to-peer learning online can have very positive effects. However, recent trends of online bullying and harassment highlights the potential downsides of social networks. Participants of this workshop will learn about the impact of online bullying on young adults, how to recognize the signs of online bullying and what the requirements are for educators re: reporting.

Jeannie Crowley

Jeannie Crowley, MA, MS, is the Manager of Digital Media and Learning at Bank Street College. Her background includes years as a K-12 Special Education teacher and teacher trainer in the Bronx.  With master’s degrees in both Elementary Education and Digital Media Design and Learning, she works with educators to create innovative, constructivist digital learning experiences for students. She was awarded the Samsung Hope for Education and the ING Unsung Heroes awards for her work with young children and technology.