Articles by Maureen Kochan

Teen pledge for being smart and safe online

August 27, 2015

I will be respectful to myself and others. I won’t bully and won’t tolerate bullying by others. I will be a good online friend and be supportive of my friends and others

How social media helps transcend grief

August 11, 2015

by Sue Scheff Cyberbullying, harassment, bullying, shaming, digital cruelty, just downright being mean to each other. The modern human race (at all ages) has become a culture of cruelty.

Controversial anonymous app Secret to close

April 30, 2015

By Maureen Kochan: Controversial anonymous app Secret, sometimes seen as the poster child for all that is wrong with anonymous social apps, will close, said co-founder David

Setting screen-time limits – for parents

March 31, 2015

WikiMedia Commons By Maureen Kochan: Turns out parents need to set screen-time limits – for themselves. If you have kids and digital devices in your family, chances are

Family Contract for Smartphone Use

March 24, 2014

Pledge for kids and teens I will not touch or look at my phone when it’s dangerous to do so such as driving, riding a bike or walking. I will be considerate of others