Matthew Lynch from Education Week recently wrote an article, ‘Revisiting Using Edtech for Bullying and Suicide Prevention’.
He concludes: “It has been 24 years since I lost a relative to suicide, and from time to time I can’t help but think that his death could have been prevented. What if teachers and administrators had acted upon his reports of being bullied by his classmates? What if he had access to suicide prevention and mental health resources? All the what-ifs in the world won’t bring my relative back.
“At least I can find solace in the fact that with products like NetSupport DNA, educators can keep track of their students’ activity, even if they are on the other side of the classroom. By putting tools like this in the hands of educators, we ensure that bullies don’t stand a chance.”
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