Today, we confront a myriad of new safety issues, concerns, risks and harms, while also benefiting from the wonders that technology can and does bring into our and our children’s lives. Our original worries focused on content, but now the online safety community, as well as parents, teachers and caregivers, are just as concerned about behavioral, emotional and developmental side effects of our hearty embrace of all things digital.
You can feel more confident in your child's use of technology in the classroom and at home by taking the time to understand the services they are using and how their personal data is being handled. We have three steps that can help you think about what is happening to your child's information.
Millions of people across the United States, and now globe, have become part of the Pokémon Go phenomenon. So what do you, as a parent, need to know when deciding if and how to use Pokémon Go?
After taking time to play Pokémon Go, a user shares his experiences with the app and sheds light on safety tips for parents.
Attaching a location to Instagram photos isn't always a risky move. There are benefits to geotagging when used responsibly.
While live streaming apps can be a great tool, they can also have serious consequences for children. It’s important for parents to understand what dangers can arise with these apps and make sure they educate their children as well.
When handing down technology, the previous user needs to do a thorough review of the device to be sure that any previously downloaded apps have been deleted.