In this panel discussion, 5 experts share their best advice for using digital technology in the classroom to engage and promote learning. Learn how to start incorporating tech in the classroom, how to work with students who have varied levels of tech knowledge, and more.
A recent study revealed that 91% of American teens use YouTube regularly. Learn 5 student YouTube best practices, like how to establish ground rules so your teen starts off on the right foot, how to make learning fun, and how to utilize free educational videos.
Many parents wonder how they can teach children to be productive with their screen time. Learn positive methods for teaching kids how to manage screen time, such as: how to set a good example, ways to encourage students to use technology productively, and why a controlled approach is less effective.
Putting the importance of a positive and disciplined personal brand into real-life perspective for students is critical. Learn a 5 step exercise, from a crisis management expert, that helps students define their personal brand, establish positive goals for social media, and build teamwork.
Phhhoto is a camera app that shoots moving pictures that continually loop to make short movies. Learn why we put the Phhhoto app in our Red Zone, how to keep your students safe if they use Phhhoto, and other photo sharing apps that can positively impact a student’s digital footprint.
What are digital identity threats and why are they important for parents to understand? We asked a cyberbullying expert at Bridg-it to share his best tips parents can use to keep their student safe and avoid digital identity threats. Learn how to leverage technology to create safer environments and more.
We asked 7 experts to share their best tips for teaching teens how to create a healthy balance between time spent online and offline. Learn how treating online activities as a reward, utilizing the timer on your phone, and more, can help students balance online and offline activities.
A zombie phone is an old phone that doesn’t have an activated data or wireless plan. Learn how zombie phones can create a false sense of security, be more dangerous than regular smartphones, and tactics to keep your student safe if you do give them access to a zombie phone.
Thank you to Burnett Jr. High in Wylie, TX for allowing us to learn Instagram and Snapchat safety from four awesome 8th grade students, in the Principal’s office. Learn how students are using these popular apps, what students think about parents being on Snapchat, and more.
Over 100 people answered our Digital Safety Survey in February. We found some interesting info that may help you better understand Internet safety statistics and the needs and frustrations of parents and educators. Learn which apps are the most popular with teens this year and ways to help them shine online.
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.
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.