We reached out to people who work with college-bound teens for some of their best tips for including volunteer activities on your college resume. Learn how to choose volunteer experience, include it in your resume, tell a story and ask for recommendations.
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When parents worry about kids making mistakes online, they usually focus on sexting and stranger danger. While it is important to talk to kids about these headline grabbing issues, they can overshadow what kids are really dealing with every day.
Halloween can be a scary night for parents as well as kids. While kids may be scared of costumes, parents have a list of other fears, and safety is always the first priority. The fun of Fright Night, however, does not need to be compromised to ensure a safe and enjoyable Halloween. Here are my top tips for parents on the safety issues I am most frequently asked about at the Head Witch of Four Boys Industries.
What is the Periscope App? The Periscope app is owned by Twitter. It allows users to: Periscope is a location based app. It’s easy to find out where users live or which school they probably attend. Watch real time videos from other users from around the world. Broadcast video live from anywhere using mobile device […]
Special thanks to our friends at Starbucks for supporting the local community and helping to keep families safe online. Event details: What: Josh will be available to sign books and talk about social media best practices with parents of students in Elementary School, Middle School and High Schools in Santa Monica (and the surrounding areas). […]
SMS text messaging is one of the primary apps that each phone has. All accounts are connected to phone numbers. Facebook messenger (owned by Facebook) allows you to chat with anyone on Facebook. WhatsApp (owned by Facebook) requires you to verify yourself using a valid phone number as your username.
What does Pinterest’s marketing say? Discover and save creative ideas for every project or interest Find things to make, buy and do Use guided search to find anything you are looking for Save good stuff from around the web Collect your finds in one place What is Pinterest? Pinterest is a visual discovery tool that […]
We recently caught up with law enforcement professional and creator of Cyber Safety Cop, Clayton Cranford. Clayton is one of the nation’s leading law enforcement educators on social media and child safety, and he created Cyber Safety Cop to be an Internet and social media safety program. He was awarded the 2015 National Bullying Prevention […]
We recently caught up with our intern, Alexis Caddell, and asked her to share with us her best social media tips. We liked her online footprint so much that her resume was put at the top of the stack. She is currently a senior at UCLA, majoring in Communication Studies. Your profile information should be […]
We caught up with Antoine Boucher, Founder at BluePoint Technology to ask him about his best Internet safety tips for parents. He was nice enough to share with us 4 simple tips that will keep your family safe. How many children of todays generation know what a rotary dial phone is? Not many unless they […]
WhatsGoodly is an anonymous, location-based, social polling application designed for college students. How WhatsGoodly Markets Itself: WhatsGoodly is an anonymous, location-based, social polling application designed for college students. What is WhatsGoodly? Ask girls and/or boys questions that you couldn’t get answered elsewhere. Even if WhatsGoodly has a 17+ age restriction, school students still can see […]
Hi I’m Miss Utah 2014, Karlie Major and I’m here to share a few tips on how you can put your best for forward for your personal brand! Every day you are interacting with those around you, meeting new people, spending time with class mates and teachers, working for employers. Each day you are making […]
What is YouTube? YouTube is a free platform for watching and uploading videos. Since YouTube is owned by Google, links to YouTube videos and YouTube channels are given priority in Google search Did you know that YouTube belongs to Google? YouTube is owned by Google. If you have a Gmail and/or Google+ account it’s easy […]
How Google, Facebook, and Apple Track Everything About You We all know that it’s important to secure our personal information and social accounts so strangers won’t be able to access it. However, do you know how much information the world’s biggest companies collect about us? Our friends from BackgroundChecks.org created an infographic to illustrate how […]
YouNow marketing says: Express Yourself: Broadcast to a live audience. Explore and engage with talented content creators. Connect with our vibrant real-time community. Browse trending tags and people Chat with your favorite broadcasters Show the broadcaster some love with gifts Broadcast live and gain fans Stay connected with friends and fans What is YouNow? YouNow […]
ooVoo is one the world’s largest video and messaging app. With over 100 million users from 130 countries and 54 MM in the US alone, we consider this app to be popular with kids under 25.
We caught up with Dr. Don Austin of the Palos Verdes Peninsula USD to ask him about a recent survey they submitted to parents and students. He was nice enough to share with us the results of the survey and give us some insight that might be helpful for other educators and parents. The Palos […]
Burn book is the newest of the anonymous teen apps that cases problems on school campuses Burn book is the newest of the anonymous teen apps that cases problems on school campuses. Just in the last couple months, the BurnBook App has gained hundreds of thousands of users, and is very much hated by parents […]
NOTE: This app is no longer available in the iOS App Store or on Google Play. What is StreetChat App? StreetChat is a similar to another anonymous app called Yik Yak StreetChat is a similar to another anonymous app called Yik Yak. It’s a live photo-sharing board designed for middle school, high school and college […]
What is LinkedIn.com? The fastest growing demographic on LinkedIn are students and recent college graduates LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network. It has over 347 million registered users, and 111 million of them are from the US. The fastest growing demographics on LinkedIn are students and recent college graduates.(from LinkedIn.com) Young professionals have always […]