As parents and educators, it’s important that we teach students from an early age that their online posts can affect their future. Learn how students can clean up their social media, how employers are using social to learn more about job candidates, what students should avoid, and more.
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We spoke with Adam Carroll, Professional Speaker, Author, Documentary Film Maker, and Podcast Host, to talk about tactics for teaching kids financial literacy from an early age. Learn the common misconceptions parents have about teaching their kids finances, how to encourage your kids to start managing their money, and more.
We sat down with Maryellen P. Mullin, to talk about raising kids in the digital age and she shared her top 5 parent tips to keep kids safe and smart. Learn how to develop healthy screen time habits as a family, how to earn your child’s trust, and more.
We asked 4 admissions experts to share their best advice for middle and high school students who want to start building their college admission resume this summer. Learn how to start keeping track of activities and events that can boost your resume, personal attributes highlight, and what to avoid.
MyLOL is a website and mobile app that markets itself as a place for teens 13-19 years old to make friends. Learn why MyLOL is in our red zone, how easy it is for predators to target victims, what to do if your student has an account, and more.
For many parents, giving their child their first cell phone can be intimidating. So, we asked 5 experts to share their best tips parents can use for keeping kids safe before and after giving them their first phone. Learn how to start a safety dialog, set guidelines, and more.
We asked 6 experts to share their best tips for creating a student resume this summer. Whether your student is in middle or high school, learn what students should talk about on their resume, how students can use social media to bolster their achievements, and more.
We asked 4 experts to share their best tips for starting device free dinners. Learn how you can make dinner more engaging than anything on a device, how to use your actions to guide children’s behavior, how to create a device free dinner strategy with your kids, and more.
Nicknamed “Tinder for Snapchat” and “Tinder for Teens”, the Yellow app markets itself as a way to make new friends. Learn the basics of the app, why the app is so dangerous for students, and what to do if your student has the Yellow app.
Kids love Snapchat, but–due to a lack of buttons–parents find it difficult to navigate. In Parent University we teach people how to navigate Snapchat during our live tutorials. It all starts with the home screen (where Snapchat encourages you to take a photo or video).
Join us as Josh interviews a college admissions expert about the “top 14 college admissions myths.”
When it comes to protecting your children online, no safety app is better than having an open and healthy dialog about digital safety. However, some monitoring apps can help parents start a dialog with their kids. Learn tactics and tools for managing screen time from an expert.