Monitor Your Students Online With Footprint Friday
All Parent University members get access to our weekly Footprint Friday tool. This tool has helped thousands of people to use Google to see what their students are sharing online. Monitor your students each week in less than 5 minutes.
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Recently, the CBS-affiliated television station WTSP used our SmartSocial.com app guide to help parents recognize why apps in our Red Zone are dangerous for students. WTSP highlighted the importance of parents understanding the apps their students are using. Learn the dangers of the Kik app, Whisper, & Musical.ly.
Digital natives communicate through social networks and gain most of their insight into popular culture through social sharing. As a parent it’s important to monitor your child’s online activity, learn about hidden features in apps, honor your student’s trust, and more to help your teen stay safe on social media.
Our team is launching an anti bullying curriculum that schools and parents can use to protect students. This campaign will be a part of our Parent University program and will allow schools to educate parents and students on bullying prevention (and help correct an incident as it happens).
When learning how to balance screen time, one of the best things a student can do is take small breaks from technology. So, we are celebrating National Day of Unplugging which is a holiday that is celebrated by taking a 24 hour break from technology on March 9th-10th.
RSPH and the Young Health Movement published a report called #StatusOfMind, which examines the positive and negative effects of social media on young people’s health. Snapchat is ranked as the second worst app for teen mental health. In this video, learn the negative effects of Snapchat for teens and tweens.
Live.ly is a video streaming app from the creators of Musical.ly where users can broadcast live video or video chat with friends. With reports of students using the app to play truth or dare and share personal information with strangers, we created this guide to help parents keep students safe.
Ever worry that your 7th grade kid is doing inappropriate things online that may affect their college application? In this student-friendly digital safety speech, Josh Ochs talks to 600 students in middle school and teaches them how to shine online. Listen to this podcast episode with your student.
When students learn how to use Pinterest in a positive way it can have an impact on their digital footprint, help them shine online, and add to their online resume. In 15 minutes, students can learn everything they need to know about Pinterest and why it’s so important.
Students going through the college admissions process need to craft the best high school resume to tell their admissions story. Only having a high school resume on paper just isn’t enough anymore. Students need to have a comprehensive digital footprint that supports, highlights, and expands on their high school resume.
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