Posts Tagged ‘youth’

How to Prevent Cyberbullying

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What are some of the main effects of cyberbullying? Many adults and kids alike are wondering how to stop and prevent cyberbullying. Bullying has always been an issue, but the internet and digital technologies have made it easier for kids to be unkind to each other, and for that unkindness to spread and be shared. Cyberbullying…

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14-Year-Old Katie + Scratch = Invention

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When Katie Scheutzow’s 8th grade teacher mentioned nobody had ever done a science fair project with technology before, Katie was inspired. Scratch Doing some initial research she discovered Scratch. Scratch is a free programming language and online community where you can create your own interactive stories, games, and animations. Katie previously discovered a love for coding…

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Learning Together: DigCitKids & Cyber Seniors

We at @DigCitUtah LOVE seeing kids learning and acting positively with technology. Proudly, we share this blog post from the 10-year old changemaker and creator of DigCitKids, Curran Dee. He shares with us a concrete example of how to connect with the seniors in your life. Plus, we see how fun it is to introduce technology to…

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Seniors get connected! *Youth visit Senior Center*

The divide between digital natives today and seniors who grew up without technology has only grown as technology continues to advance. Connecting Seniors A group of inspiring teens at Magna Library decided to use their digital literacy skills to help close this digital divide. This group of students found a mutual love for technology when they met through the QSA (Queer Straight…

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