This rings true for my teen and tween. I’m seeing the teens that I know spend time on social media, but they’re deserting Facebook for other venues. Is … Continue reading
Do you know about Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls at the Party? If you have teen or tween girls or you are a teen or tween girl, you will love this … Continue reading
Episode after episode features similar messages: You get to the top by being the biggest monster possible – and not in the fun, unique way the line might insist you should, but by threatening or using physical violence, bullying tactics, cheating, lying and whining.By coating bad messages in an outer layer of good PR and catchy slogans, the company makes it harder for kids and parents to reject the toy without looking like they support bullying.
As I was working with some tween girls to develop critical media literacy, we decided to make our own media to share our thoughts on sexualized media and marketing. I … Continue reading