Parents, forget the online bogeyman – Opinion – The Boston Globe

http://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/editorials/2014/03/08/parents-forget-online-bogeyman/XljoGap1NnQUeue7ht7hoL/story.html?utm_content=buffer43b41&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

We are both afraid of and afraid for teenagers. We fear the trouble that they’ll get into and the people who will hurt them. This fear shapes our parenting, our educational structures, and our public policy. Old anxieties about public parks and malls have become modernized as the mere mention of teens’ engagement with technology prompts heart palpitations. Yet where does this fear get us?(Boyd , boston Globe)

From Al Smith – @literateowl

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