Using Social Tools to Combat Bullying

October is National Bullying Prevention Month, although the topic is never far from our thoughts throughout the year. While social media are offering children more tools for bullying each other, they are also providing more tools to stop the abuse. Facebook, the hub of most social activity, recently came out with tools directly targeting the …

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Social Media Portals: Herding Those Social Media Sites Into the Same Corral

At Southern Westchester BOCES, we’re trying out a new product that, since its launch in September, has already received interest from other school districts in our region. It’s called Smashup, and the product places all your social media feeds onto one page where readers can easily follow you and see your posts on Facebook, Twitter, …