Tag Archives: preteens

The Current State of Cyberbullying

By Judge Tom Jacobs, coauthor of Every Vote Matters: The Power of Your Voice, from Student Elections to the Supreme Court Over the past decade, adults and teenagers have been prosecuted for cyberbullying. Whether charged specifically with an act of … Continue reading

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Rebel with a Cause: How to Guide the Middle School Activist

By Judge Tom Jacobs and Natalie Jacobs, coauthors of Every Vote Matters: The Power of Your Voice, from Student Elections to the Supreme Court “People love what other people are passionate about.” —Mia (played by Emma Stone) in La La … Continue reading

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How to Help Teens Make Their Voices Heard (Even If They Can’t Vote)

By Judge Tom Jacobs and Natalie Jacobs, authors of Every Vote Matters Although young people can’t vote until they become adults, they can make their voices heard on matters important to them. Teachers can introduce their students to a variety of … Continue reading

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How Does the U.S. Constitution Affect the Lives of Teachers and Students?

By Judge Tom Jacobs, author of What Are My Rights? Q&A About Teens and the Law On September 17, 1787, thirty-nine delegates gathered in Philadelphia and signed a document establishing the basis of our government and way of life. The … Continue reading

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Between Tweens: Casual Comments, or Cyberbullying?

Billy Unger, a teen actor on Disney Channel’s show Leo’s Jam, speaks from personal experience on the When I Was Bullied video. “I feel like cyberbullying is almost a more cowardly way of bullying a person. Bullying is bullying,” he … Continue reading

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