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We caught up with Dolly Klock, MD who is is a Board Certified Family Physician and Founder of ADOLESSONS. In this Podcast, Dr. Klock shares her best tips parents can use to talk to their kids about teen marijuana use and shares safety tips.
The Tide Pod Challenge is where students consume a plastic laundry detergent pod and post a video of it to social media. At first the challenge started as a joke but now poison control centers are warning parents about this dangerous activity. Learn how to keep your family safe.
WeChat is a free texting, video, and calling app. Although some parents might not have heard of WeChat, it is one of the top 50 most popular social media apps in the iTunes store with over 980 million active users. Learn what to do if your student has this app.
Making social media blunders can have a serious impact on a student’s opportunities. One of the best ways to teach students to avoid making mistakes online is to share some social media blunders and their consequences. Learn about social media mistakes so you can start a conversation with your student.
According to a recent study, more than 82% of online sex crimes originate from social networking sites that predators use to gain insight into their victim’s habits and likes. Learn how parents can keep their students safe from online predators and tips for starting a digital safety dialog.
The Marco Polo app is a video instant messaging app that encourages users to find their friends who already use the app by requesting access to the user’s phone contacts. Learn what you can do to keep your student safe if they have this app.
There’s a phenomenon in social media/online games called “Swatting.” It’s when someone makes a prank call to emergency services in an attempt to dispatch armed police officers to a particular address. Learn why swatting is dangerous and what you can do as a parent to keep your student safe.
According to a new report from the California Department of Public Health, there may be increased health risks from exposure to radiofrequency energy from cell phones. In this video, learn what radiofrequency energy is, why parents should be concerned about exposure to radiofrequency energy, and how to reduce your exposure.
According to a study, 4 hours of daily screen time is linked to a full grade level drop in average GPA. Learn how to set screen time guidelines and promote healthy habits by helping students find offline activities they’re passionate about and online activities that can have a positive impact.
Schools nationwide promote Parent University to their parents to keep their community safe on social media
- This program gives parents videos to watch with their kids
- Students listen to an outside trusted expert and are more engaged
- Parents also get classes that bring them up to speed on the latest apps