Media Literacy Week is designed to bring attention and visibility to media literacy education in the United States.
The call for coding in schools has grown exponentially in the last few years. The biggest reason behind this push is that coding opens up a lot of opportunities for recent grads or for those looking to switch careers. A recent study by FOSI and Intel Security reveals what kids want to get out of coding and points to what we should be doing to help them.
Even when you have helped your child respond to a cyberbully in a responsible way, the experience can be incredibly upsetting or even scary, for young children and teenagers alike. Use these tips to help your child develop the life skills needed to move on from this upsetting experience stronger, more confident, and more resilient.
There are more ways than ever for kids to hurt and harass others both in school and out. And it is everyone’s responsibility to stand up and stand against bullying of all kinds. Use these resources to help talk to your child about cyberbullying.
When it comes to your connected teen don't get caught up in looking at the glass half empty. Instead realize that being connected provides a lot of great opportunities for your child.
During the month of October we celebrate and create awareness for both bullying prevention and cybersecurity. There is also a week dedicated to promoting digital citizenship.
How you can help your child handle a cyberbullying situation if and when it does happen. This is a difficult and scary time for adults and kids alike, but there are some practical steps you can take to help diffuse, and keep record of, the abuse.
Grandparents are more readily adopting devices than they once did—sometimes on their own and sometimes with a ‘hand me up’ device from a child or grandchild. Savvy grandparents are relieving feelings of disconnection in their own families by embracing digital communication strategies.
Being able to identify reliable sources online is a necessary skill. It contributes not only to success in academia but also keeps us from looking foolish. Learn how you can help your child develop the necessary skills to seperate the quality information online from the questionable websites.