Posts Tagged ‘Cybersafety’

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The amount of time that kids spend online is continually rising, and the age at which they begin is getting lower and lower. Like TV, the Internet targets kids with advertising, giving them plenty of opportunities to shop online, even if they’re not intending to. As parents, you need to make sure your kids are […]

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It’s hard for kids to think that the things they do now will matter later. But the reality is, those things will, especially if they have put them anywhere on the Internet. Sure, having a Facebook page is cool and fun, but kids and teens need to know that what goes on Facebook, stays on […]

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It’s eight o’clock on a school night; do you know where your kids are? In our constantly wired world, you not only need to know whose house your kids are visiting, but also where they’re hanging out on the internet. Social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, and YouTube are great ways for kids to […]

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There is no bigger transition for your kids than the one from high school to college. Many of them will suddenly be living on their own for the first time, meeting new people, and experiencing all the freedom that comes with a college lifestyle. But, what happens when your teen is attempting to make that […]

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In today’s high-tech classrooms, teachers have to be equal parts educator and I.T. specialist. They not only have to know their content, but also how to integrate, operate, and troubleshoot advanced equipment and computer programs. Teachers are constantly adapting to stay current, but will technology eventually take over the entire classroom? Advantages:  There are many […]

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Though still a frequent character in comedic productions, no one likes a bully–and no one should have to put up with bullying. Gone is the fantasy where Butch and Woim threaten Spanky and Alfalfa, and the latter duo simply hatch a scheme that ends with their tormenters covered in rotten produce, grimacing and shaking their […]

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Recently a New York Times article sparked an interesting conversation about big data on college campuses. Colleges across the country are embarking on data-driven experiments, following students’ digital breadcrumbs to deliver a more personalized college experience.   Presented By: OnlineDegrees.org

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Kids these days, with their Facebooks and Twitters and the phones that are smart–who do they think they are? Flash Gordon? One thing’s for sure: When it comes to computers, these whippersnappers think their knowledge and expertise leave their parents in the Stone Age. So, Mr. or Ms. Cavedweller, should you be your child’s friend […]

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Teens will explore the Internet. The ready availability of virtually anything and the generally unrestricted access the Internet provides is an irresistible draw to any teenager looking to explore. As a parent, you need to do what you can to keep them safe. Clever teens will get around nearly any form of parental control placed […]

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As much as you try to protect your children, it is nearly impossible to be there for them 24/7. As a result, your children can be exposed to dangers that come at them from all different angles, including the Internet. From online predators to cyber bullying, kids are a prime target on the Web for […]