Don't just give your child a new piece of technology without establishing some rules. Check out these DIY device contracts for parents and children:
Together we can improve civility online while educating, empowering and engaging digital citizens. Using the 3 E’s of digital citizenship (Educate, Empower, Engage), we can look at ways to increase civility online
When kids aren't sure what plagiarism is, they're more likely to commit it unwittingly. Discussing proper research and citation with your kids is an easy 3-step process.
As educators, healthy boundaries help a school flourish. Policies and rules should be honored and respected – but also revisited. Reflections and revisions on best practices help educators grow, evolve and have a clear direction for their goals and intentions.
Memes are popular to share and reblog, repost or retweet, especially among teens. But, memes crop out the story behind them.
With summer upon us, our kids will (hopefully) be heading outdoors. But chances are they won’t be going anywhere without that little companion in their pockets: their mobile phones.
It goes back to the old cliché many of us were taught by our grandparents and parents: "If you don't have anything nice to say, don't say it at all." We need to take this advice into our digital world.
Technology has changed everything, including what it means to be a “good friend”. Learn tips for talking with your child about how they can be a good friend while using social media apps and posting online.
It is important to fully understand cyberbullying and what actions fall under its umbrella. Recognizing cyberbullying can help lead to prevention and positive responses.