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Ketamine
Ketamine hydrochloride is typically used as an anesthetic for minor surgeries or as a tranquilizer in animals. In recent years, however, it’s made its way to the club scene as a euphoric drug. Also referred to as K, Special K, Super Acid or Kit-Kat,
MASK The Magazine2 min. leídosTechnology & Engineering
DIGITAL ETIQUETTE in Elementary School
Kindergarten to 5th Grade Digital etiquette or “netiquette” is very important to learn early on in schooling. Children are expected to use the internet fairly independently by the time they’ve completed elementary school. This means that parents and
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Family the Power Of Grandparents
Children can never have too many people looking out for them, which is why having a strong relationship with their grandparents can be vital to their happiness and success in adulthood. When children have a relationship with their grandparents, it gi
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DIGITAL ETIQUETTE Junior High
6th to 8th Grade Children in this age range are fairly independent online and in their use of technology. For school and e-learning environments, it’s important to help them understand that while they are in e-learning school, it still is school. The
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DIGITAL ETIQUETTE in High School
9th to 12th Grade For high schoolers, the pandemic changed the face of major milestones, including some of the most memorable moments such as graduation and prom. The impact on teens within the context of social distancing and missing in-person socia
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Teaching Your Teen To Drive
For most parents, driving schools are a godsend. However, it’s also normal for parents to want to teach their teen to drive. For one, it saves money in training fees. They also get to closely monitor what their kids do behind the wheel. If you’re pla
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DIGITAL ETIQUETTE in College
More and more jobs and college programs are going digital, so understanding how to engage with peers, professors and colleagues in an online environment is a skill needed to succeed as a young adult. Most young people in this age group grew up with a
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A Land Of All Seasons
Basking in its majestic beauty, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, is a nature enthusiast’s candy land. This scenic area was christened with its twofold name from David “Davey” Jackson (a mountain man who trapped in the area during the late 1800s) and the term “
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College Life Skills Digital Etiquette
According to Encyclopedia Britannica, netiquette is a set of “guidelines for courteous communication in the online environment” that include rules for both social interaction and technical activities on the internet. No one knows this better than Vir
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Take 5 the Hole Truth
1 ON THE RISE. Jackson Hole Mountain Resort has the longest continuous vertical rise of any ski area in the United States. 2 PHOTO FINISH. Launched in 1977 to explore unknown reaches of the solar system, the U.S. Voyager II spacecraft contains an Ans
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Digital Etiquette: The College Years
To help parents and their collegeaged child understand the importance of digital etiquette, we asked Jason Manning, Executive Director of Strategic Communication and Digital Media at Arizona State University, to provide some insight and advice. Here’
MASK The Magazine4 min. leídosPopular Culture & Media Studies
Protect The Rep
TWEET Today’s teens have grown up connected to the Internet, and they practically live on social media. This makes them experts on how to behave online, right? Wrong. While young people might understand how to use the latest apps and online games, th
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Netiquette For Online Students
Do: Use proper language, grammar, and spelling. Be explanatory. Justify your opinions. Credit ideas of others; cite and link to scholarly resources. Avoid: Misinforming others when you may not know the answer. If you are guessing about, clearly state
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Setting Digital Boundaries
In order to ensure relationships are mutually respectful, supportive and caring, setting clear boundaries is essential. Whether it’s between spouses, friends, family members and co-workers, boundaries set the basic guidelines of how you want to be tr
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Ashley Sneddon
Certain moments stand out vividly in Ashley Sneddon’s memory of her educational journey. Like the time during senior year in high school, when she realized college might be possible after taking an English Accuplacer test in one of her courses. Neith
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PUBLISHER Kimberly Cabral MANAGING EDITOR Michelle Jacoby CREATIVE DIRECTOR Maureen Taylor Zucker MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER Michelle Cardini CONTRIBUTORS Stacy Barry Jennifer Bridges Sophia DeSantis, M.ED Julia DeSimone Alicia Fortune Tina G
MASK The Magazine2 min. leídosTechnology & Engineering
Do's And Dont's of Interacting Online
Growing up today in the digital age looks a little bit different from the more analog ’80s and ’90s most of us experienced. Kids have access to incredible technology that can open up the entire world, connecting them with family and friends and provi
MASK The Magazine4 min. leídosCookbooks, Food, & Wine
Dealing With Picky Eaters
Getting kids to eat a well-rounded variety of foods, much less try new or healthy things, is a universal parenting challenge. Not at first maybe, but often, the once adorable 5-month-old that polished off pureed peas and carrots with aplomb, now not
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Living In A Digital World
To do and not to do. That is the question… Technology has surely shown us all the good and not-so-good sides of it. There is no doubt technology has helped us as a society, especially during COVID-19. Americans who once commuted to office buildings c
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Live The ‘Golden Rule’ Online
Part of being a responsible digital citizen is being respectful, which is why the Golden Rule of treating others as you would want to be treated applies to online friendships and communications, just as it does with face-to-face interactions. We teac
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Consequences Of The Click
What happens on social media stays on social media. Even if you post something and delete it, it’s never really gone … which is why it’s important to think before you post. But it isn’t only about posting things you may regret later on social media,
MASK The Magazine2 min. leídosInternet & Web
To Post, Or Not To Post?
Social media is an extremely powerful medium. It allows us to share our thoughts with the world, and connects us with other people. However, this power can also be used by criminals for illegal activities. Knowing what to post and what not to post ca
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Mask + E3 Institute
MASK (Mothers Awareness on School-age Kids) is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization created in 2007 by a group of dedicated mothers who recognized the need to consistently educate families on rapidly-changing issues. The MASK mission is to engage and
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Principles of Etiquette
Raising four daughters in the age of social media and big tech is a feat that I am uniquely qualified for. I was lucky enough to supervise 70,000 teens with smartphones as a school administrator before I even had children. I’ve seen it all and, as a
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FITNESS & WELLNESS ARE ALWAYS IN STYLE, ESPECIALLY IN A DIGITAL WORLD
In this day and age of globalization and digital technology, we are raising our children to be true global citizens. It is just as important to give them “tech wings” to navigate the technology world staying informed in a forever changing landscape,
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The Platinum Rule
As technology advances and big tech creates apps that persuade users to use them constantly, we see a diminished capacity to see, hear and feel the true feelings of another person. Think of a time you sent a text or e-mail and when the response was l
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