To the Well-Intentioned but Ignorant Parents of Teenagers.

As most of you know I have done quite a few posts on the dangers of internet. Here is a post by a teacher who knows a lot more than parents of what teens are into. Please take the time to read this very informative post by Emily. Thank you Emily for taking the time to share the truth of what parents need to know.

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I’ve been mulling over this topic for quite some time, but this morning it became increasingly clear to me that I must say something. Folks, stranger danger is a real thing. And even more real today than it was ten years ago thanks to, you guessed it, the internet.

I speak specifically to the parents of kids old enough to be on social medias. Of course, I am no such parent, but I am a teacher of those kids. I am also only 6-10 years older than the high school students I teach. Maybe that makes me unqualified to speak out, but maybe it makes me the most qualified candidate. Many of my colleagues and the parents of my students are old enough to be my own parents, so I tend to share a comraderie with my students. And yet, I am far enough removed to be able to speak in ways that…

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