Melissa Bour is a sixth-grade science and math teacher in Tulsa, OK. She noticed a pretty awful trend among her young female students. The year-old girls were posting photos of themselves topless online. I got out a piece of computer paper and a green pen, and I wrote a little note. Instead of reprimanding them , Bour decided to show rather than tell.
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Nude photos, manipulation begins in Middle School
Can't find what you are looking for? Contact Us. So I took it, planning to move up as soon possible. Something about that age just got me. And over those years, I became kind of an expert on the idiosyncrasies of sixth, seventh, and eighth graders.
Teacher Posts Letter To Teach 6th Graders A Lesson About Sharing Nude Photos Online
Law enforcement say they're investigating a lot of cases of nude photos being used for blackmail or other forms of control. But Gearman says it is something every parent needs to be aware of, perhaps even earlier than many people might think. Hegg says he constantly sees young students dealing with issues that involve sexting. Hegg says teens are particularly susceptible to this kind of lapse in judgement. But Captain Gearman says teens are not the only people sending and using nude pictures for control.
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