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Texting Tool Helps Kids Fight Bullying
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jhkjhk
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5/29/2013 | 3:19:38 PM
re: Texting Tool Helps Kids Fight Bullying
Texting? Too hands on. How about an app that records sound/picture/video when the bullied kid activates it. Evidence is stored and sent to school administrators for instant response, possibly, or evidence later.
David F. Carr
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5/30/2013 | 1:03:35 AM
re: Texting Tool Helps Kids Fight Bullying
Good point, although I know they wanted to make it something that would be available even to kids with access to only very basic phones -- including those that don't support apps or have cameras.
Cara Latham
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5/30/2013 | 1:08:47 PM
re: Texting Tool Helps Kids Fight Bullying
I agree with this, but I also see David's point below. I think in this case, keeping the service available to kids with very basic phones is no question, but I think adding services for for those who have video capabilities can go a long way in reprimanding bullies, providing visual insight to educators about how to prevent such incidents, and allows a bullied student to feel empowered.


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