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Erin McCowey

Program Coordinator, Family Online Safety Institute

Erin McCowey is a recent graduate of the University of Michigan where she studied Political Science and International Studies. She previously interned at FOSI in the summer of 2016 and the fall of 2017 and researched US States for GRID and wrote blog posts for Good Digital Parenting. While in college, she held several leadership positions within Alpha Phi Omega, a co-ed community service fraternity, and enjoyed going to Michigan sporting events, particularly hockey and football. She is originally from Portage, Michigan.

Recently written by Erin

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Book Review: Raising Humans in a Digital World

Raising Humans in a Digital World walks parents through the challenges of raising their kids in a digital world. Where there are never-ending technology opportunities, devices, and attention-getting games, apps, and experiences. Written by Diana Graber, a cofounder of Cyberwise and founder of Cyber Civics, this book is structured in a parent-friendly way and perfect for parents whose children are not receiving instruction at school.

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Google's Sé genial en Internet Launches

FOSI was proud to attend Tuesday's launch of Sé genial en Internet, the Spanish language version of Google's Be Internet Awesome digital citizenship and safety program.

What Parents Should Know About tbh

With temperatures falling and winter approaching, students are starting to settle into their new school year and what was once exciting becomes monotonous.

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When Can Geotagging on Instagram Be a Good Thing?

Attaching a location to Instagram photos isn't always a risky move. There are benefits to geotagging when used responsibly.