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In 1943, Abraham Maslow penned a theory of social behaviour in a paper entitled “A Theory of Human Motivation”. In this theory, he listed the fundamental human needs. These are well known in psychology and sociology as Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. In his theory, Maslow listed safety as the second most fundamental need of humans, … Continue reading 6 Factors that Influence Parental Views About Online Safety
Let’s just stick to sexting for today. You may be thinking, “it’s normal to sext”, as you are an adult and it’s acceptable to share your pictures with someone you love and trust. Sure, you are old enough to make that decision, take the risks and possibly have received some pictures in return, but what … Continue reading Let’s Talk About SEX…TING!
Personally, I’m not a fan of check-box solutions that say “we teach this” or “we teach that”, but do little to actually teach children what they need to know. I’d rather educate students properly. I could say that “I teach maths” if I tell a child that 1+1=2, and for the most part, this would … Continue reading Internet Safety Education that Empowers!
There is current debate in the internet safety community and literature about how to best parent in the digital age. There are advocates on both sides of the coin – some advocating for a soft parenting style where the goal is to work with your children to guide them through the digital world, while others … Continue reading Soft or Tough Parenting in the Digital Age – Does One Size Fit All?