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I’m OK – Parents try a new App

I’m OK – Parents try a new App

Trying to stay current on what is going on -online – is an everyday job. Some of the ways we do it is to follow some people on Twitter, “friend” others on YouTube,  sign up for alerts, follow blogs and weekly e-newsletters...
Everloop – Tweens Social Networking

Everloop – Tweens Social Networking

We found a new site for tweens. Do your kids want to get into social networking and you’re trying to stave off the facebook route for as long as you can? Here is one option. This site is strictly for tweens. NO grown ups. Here is a snapshot...
SHAKTI WARRIORS –  A New Game

SHAKTI WARRIORS – A New Game

So, I’m always curious when someone starts to follow us on Twitter and I usually check them out. What a fun surprise today! I found a new fun gaming site that has a positive message. SHAKTI stands for Super Hero Academy for Knowledge Training...
Teach Parents Tech

Teach Parents Tech

My computer? Its just an expensive solitaire game. That’s what my mom used to say. I would try to show her how to manage files, browse the Internet, etc, but it scared her. She was always afraid she was going “to break it”. Do you...
15 Ways to Help Your Child Have a Safer Internet Experience

15 Ways to Help Your Child Have a Safer Internet Experience

My friend, Mary Kay Hoal, at Yoursphere.com took part in an online conversation about things you can do to help your children have a safer Internet Experience. She offered some great tips and most importantly noted that those tips change with as...
Cyberbullying Incident Tracking Form

Cyberbullying Incident Tracking Form

Cyberbullying has so many forms and definitions. One of the resources we use is the Cyberbullying Research Center. I have had the privilege of hearing Dr. Justin W. Patchin, one of the founders,  speak at a conference. They put out good sound advice...
MTV & facebook team up against bullying!

MTV & facebook team up against bullying!

With 588,243 “likes” the facebook fan page “A Thin Line” is garnering attention. The campaign is a collaboration of MTV and facebook to help stop online bullying. And the latest face of the campaign is Justin Bieber....
Facebook Scam: Don’t Click on Fake Serene Branson ‘Stroke’ Video

Facebook Scam: Don’t Click on Fake Serene Branson ‘Stroke’ Video

From Mitch Lipka’s “Consumer Ally” blog on Wallet Pop Scammers on Facebook rapidly capitalized on a video supposedly showing a CBS Los Angeles TV reporter having an on-air stroke after the Grammy Awards telecast, using readers’...
Educational Videos for Teachers & Parents

Educational Videos for Teachers & Parents

I stumbled upon this site today and thought it might be good for teachers and parents to use in the classroom and at home. There are plenty of topics and teachable moments all presented in a form your students and children run to – Videos!...
Safe Social Network for Teachers & Students

Safe Social Network for Teachers & Students

Here is another great opportunity from our friends at Yoursphere – a way for teachers and students to use Social Networking properly. They’ve developed a program for educators to use that is safe and monitored. Here’s an excerpt...

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