With all the negative things we hear about social media, it’s no wonder we feel anxious about letting our kids online.
As the school year approaches, much preparation is required: compiling school supplies, digging out kids' backpacks, and preparing schedules.
Kids these days are really tied to their tech—Pew Research Center data indicates that around 45% of teens say they’re “almost constantly” online, and even young kids are spending more time in front of screens. That continuous connection to tech and the internet can make it tough to get kids outside and engaged with the real world.Luckily, though, it doesn’t have to be one or the other, —you can actually work with your kids’ tech devices instead of against them. Certain apps encourage kids to interact with the world around them, getting them up off the couch and into the outdoors.
Just when you thought all social media sites were created and no one could possibly have a unique idea for another site, a company called Musical.ly Inc. has created an app aimed towards teens.
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.
Use the following education resources to help your children with their homework or to encourage them to improve on different subjects.
Ideas for including technology into summer activities that can help your child improve their digital skills and learn how to apply them.