We asked 12 social media safety experts to share their best tips for students who want to start using social media responsibly. Learn how logging time spent on social media, teaching accountability, thinking before posting, and more can help students become good digital citizens. Want to become a social media safety expert? Fill out the […]
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As the amount of time students spend behind a screen increases, many parents are wondering how they can ensure their children don’t become victims of cyberbullying. We asked experts to share the signs of cyberbullying and tips parents can use to prevent, monitor, and dialog with their student about cyberbullying.
Once your teen is ready to be online and build a positive online presence we suggest they consider utilizing Twitter. Learn how to craft your teen Twitter presence to have the most positive impact, engage with colleges, and showcase positive content.
Internet technology changes so quickly, so it can feel challenging to stay on top of it. Do you wish you were more cyber savvy as a parent or educator? Learn how to delegate research to the experts, discover teen trends, and simple tips to keep students safe online.
Many parents are asking, “what is Reddit?” So, we created this parent app guide video to bring parents and educators up to speed on this popular website. Learn what types of content your student can access on Reddit, how posting can negatively effect a student’s Google results, and more.
As parents you want to ensure that your child is safe and can use an iPad, Kindle, or mobile device responsibly. In this post, learn how to teach students digital responsibility by encouraging them to treat devices like tools and how you can consistently set positive examples.
Despite the app increasing it’s age restrictions, many parents are wondering “what is Tinder?” So we created this parent guide to bring you up to speed. Learn how Tinder works, what the news has to say it, why it’s dangerous, and what you can do if your teen has Tinder.
We asked 11 experts to share their favorite tools, tips, and resources for safe smartphone use. Learn how to create a teen cell phone agreement, how to have an open dialogue with your teen, and how to introduce the responsibility of having a smartphone early.
Autism is a complex disorder of brain development characterized by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication, and repetitive behaviors. Learn the best digital tips, tools, and apps that can help students on the Autism spectrum.
Jott Messenger is an app that allows students to send messages without a data plan or a WiFi connection. Learn how using this app gives strangers access to your student’s personal information, why users don’t need a data plan or WiFi to chat with other users and more.
Online portfolios create an opportunity for students to showcase their strengths and values to college admissions officers. Learn which platforms students can utilize for building their online portfolio, which social network can help make their resume more professional, and techniques for sharing their expertise online.
With so many parents asking, what is Wattpad? We created this parent app guide to bring you up to speed on this popular app. Learn how easy it is for your student to access explicit content on Wattpad, how predators are using this site to contact teens, and more.