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Fire Drill

Activity: Work with your tween to come up with concrete ways to handle a group text that becomes problematic.

How will your child remember what to do when a text chain becomes mean-spirited or is clearly in violation of a school’s code of conduct or digital use policy?  Help them come up with a concrete plan to deal with Problematic Posts. Make it fun – see if you can create an acronym together! For example, teach your tween CHAT: 

Change the topic

Hold up, guys! (point out that things have become mean-spirited)

Ask the Trusted Team if you aren’t sure what to do

Take it offline

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10-15 minutes