EWAN MCINTOSH dropped into my Typepad control panel with an interesting observation:
When we perceive of risk in sharing publicly and interacting online we nearly always risk obscuring huge benefits with our own inflated fear of the unknown. Research shows that digital risks are far outweighed, in fact, by challenges more close to home and school.
All you have to do in my local Irish school is listen to the attitude several pre-teens have on the town's playground. It's a lot more direct than in-your-face cyberbullying.