Posts Tagged ‘Cell phone safety’

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Bullying Prevention Awareness Month is a perfect time to introduce Kindr! Being kind can prevent bullying and cyberbullying…. Matt Ivester, the creator of Kindr, took some time out of his busy schedule to share some insights about his new app as well as his bestselling book, lol…OMG! 1.  What is Kindr, and what inspired its […]

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Bullying today is no longer limited to verbal and physical actions. Text and online bullying has become a serious problem among adolescents and teens. Almost 9 out of 10 teens have a cell phone and about 1 in 5 will be victims of a text bully. About 1 in 10 teens engage in text bullying. […]

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How many times have you seen a person talking on their cell phone while at dinner with someone?  Or a shopper carrying on a wireless phone conversation in a checkout line as the cashier tries to communicate with the person. In today’s hyper multi-tasking society, we sometimes forget our manners, especially when it comes to […]

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June is National Internet Safety month! It’s hard to believe June is already here, and many students are already out of school for the summer! The free time during summer gives kids ample opportunities to test boundaries as they explore the Internet, on both the home computer and their mobile device, talk and text with […]

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Summer is coming and it starts with Memorial weekend. AT&T, which has already reached millions of people through its  “It Can Wait” campaign, announced recently that Verizon Wireless, Sprint, T-Mobile and 200+ organizations are joining the movement to end texting while driving, a habit involved in more than 100,000 car accidents a year (National Safety […]

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In a recent study conducted by Grunwald Associates, the Learning First Alliance and AT&T,  found that more than 50% of parents believe that schools should make more use of mobile devices in education. Who would have guessed!?  Aren’t we trying to get our kids and ourselves to make time to unplug? The study found – […]

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How do parents today determine when it’s appropriate to get their kids a cell phone? Parents should begin by having an ongoing dialogue with their children about the role technology will play in their lives. How will a mobile device be used? How will the child show responsibility for it? Who’s going to pay for […]

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The question is no longer whether you are going to give your teenager his own cell phone but at what age you allow him to have his own cell phone. This is largely going to depend upon you and the maturity level of your teenager (which is something that only you as a parent can […]

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Teens love it and some parents dread the thought of it.  Spring break and bills! With the start of Spring Break only two months away (and summer soon after – I can’t believe it!), some kids and college students will be traveling abroad. Nothing can put a damper on fond memories of a trip faster […]

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How many kids and teens received smartphones over the holiday season? Chances are you know someone who got a cool new smartphone or tablet over the holidays, most likely a teen or tween! But most of us don’t have time to go through the entire instruction booklet to figure out the device.  Below are seven […]