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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...
What’s Your Story – Winners

What’s Your Story – Winners

Some time ago we highlighted a video contest brought to you by Trend Micro and Facebook  – among others. A lot of great organizations like Childnet International, iKeepSafe, WEBWISEKIDS  and Common Sense Media were also sponsors and judges....
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...
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!...
Music, Film, TV & the Internet – UK Style

Music, Film, TV & the Internet – UK Style

Our friends across the pond at Childnet International have come out with a great new guide for parents and teachers. There are timely tips for all of us about the do’s and don’ts of downloading music, streaming from YouTube, TV shows...
Child Safety – Don’t talk to Strangers

Child Safety – Don’t talk to Strangers

I was in the grocery store last night and since I go out and speak to so  many school groups,  I just naturally talk to kids everywhere. The child in the cart in front of me was playing with the food in the cart and I made some comment about helping...
Back To School – Internet Safety for Kids

Back To School – Internet Safety for Kids

We’ve referenced this site before but it needs repeating. Here is a great reference for Internet Safety tips, tools and resources. From  ConsumerReports.org : The Federal Trade Commission recently put together an excellent program for keeping...
Moms Keeping Kids Safe

Moms Keeping Kids Safe

In honor of Mother’s Day – (hey, it’s this weekend if you haven’t shopped yet!) – I thought we would highlight some of the great sites that are helmed by Moms!  To paraphrase the old saying – It takes a lot of...
Disney, Common Sense Launch New Internet Safety Campaign

Disney, Common Sense Launch New Internet Safety Campaign

You know how great we think Common Sense Media is and Disney – what else can you say? What a great pairing of two companies that are all about kids staying safe online. The video is for the younger set – but really a great campaign. Disney...
Holiday Tips, Scams, Shams & a Tech Guide

Holiday Tips, Scams, Shams & a Tech Guide

Instead of talking about the joys of family and Thanksgiving – all most people can talk about is Black Friday Sales (the day when retail outlets traditionally do enough sales to take them out of the red for the year).  So before you head...

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