Nancy's extensive background and current connection to research and experts in the field of bullying and school safety uniquely qualifies her to talk about current trends among kids today
During this 15-minute live interview Nancy will also share her thoughts on the impact of Lady Gaga's new Born This Way Foundation and the potential that organizations like this have for changing the culture of how kids treat each other.
Nancy Willard, M.S., J.D. is the director of the Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use. She has degrees in special education and law, taught “at risk” children, practiced computer law, and was an educational technology consultant before focusing her professional attention on issues of youth risk online and management of student Internet use. Nancy is author of: Cyber Savvy: Embracing Digital Safety and Civility (2011, Corwin Press), Cyberbullying and Cyberthreats: Responding to the Challenge of Online Social Cruelty, Threats, and Distress (2007, Research Press), Cyber-Safe Kids, Cyber-Savvy Teens, Helping Young People Use the Internet Safety and Responsibly (2007, Jossey Bass). She has also created two online courses that are presented by Knowledge Delivery Systems, Cyber Savvy: Promoting Students’ Safe and Civil Internet Practice and Empowering Students Against Digital Aggression, Abuse, and Exploitation. Her web site is http://embracingdigitalyouth.org.
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