Thursday, February 10, 2011

Student Discussion Prompt - Texas Law Targets Sexting

Part of our responsibilities as educators today is to educate students about responsible cyber behavior. One of the more dangerous cyber behaviors that teenagers engage in is sexting. In the hopes of deterring people from that behavior, the state of Texas is considering making sexting by teenagers a misdemeanor crime. Today's episode of CNN Student News has the story.


Applications for Education
The potential consequences of sexting are things that every teenager with a cell phone should be aware of. At my school we meet with our homeroom (we actually call it Common Block) students once a week. This video is something that we'll be discussing with my students next week.