In 2016 I walked across the United States. I was 22. I had just graduated college. For my peers and I, the world was opening up. I should’ve been happy. But I felt a growing dissatisfaction within me. I was connected to the digital world but had no real connection to myself. The world on my phone provided my life with little to no meaning. I looked up and everyone around me seemed to be caught in the same trap. We were all numb. I was determined to find more, to find answers.
What do you get when you combine the user-sharing power of YouTube with the community gameplay of Minecraft? You get Roblox, an endless virtual candy store of free multiplayer games created by its users around the world.
Download and print these FOSI gift coupons for a quick and easy present this holiday season. Perfect for parents, grandparents, and siblings, the coupon booklet promotes tech education as well as quality time together- all while using technology!
As the shouts from all corners of the world repeat the phrase “fake news,” my mind instantly swirls to children.
TikTok is a free social media app designed for creating and sharing short music videos.
If you're a parent of a school aged child, it's likely that you've heard about the latest craze in video games, "Fortnite."
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:
June is racing by, how have you celebrated Internet Safety Month? Coming into its twelfth year, Internet Safety Month has been an opportunity to stop children from being victimized in online spaces. A group of companies and organizations, including FOSI, Google, and the National Cyber Security Alliance, are using this month the teach best practices to keep your family safe on the internet.
Let’s face it, our kids are using the internet whether or not we want them to. A decade ago, parents and teachers tried to restrict internet access, believing they’d succeed. However, internet availability is too widespread that our kids are extremely tech-savvy now. It’s best to meet them halfway – give in gracefully, but with a mutually acceptable set of rules and modes to help them use the internet positively.