Fortnite is a very popular game that was released in 2017. There are 2 different versions of the game; Fortnite: Save the World and Fortnite: Battle Royale. Fortnite: Battle Royale is the version that is really popular with students. Learn how to keep your children safe if they play Fortnite.
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ClassDojo for parents, teachers, and students is a free communication app. When used safely, the ClassDojo app can serve as a tool to track student progress, get involved, learn more about your child’s school day, and teach positive online behaviors.
Social media mishaps are bound to happen but how you react will make all of the difference for your digital footprint, online reputation, and search results. Being prepared is the best method for preventing a mistake. So, we asked 5 experts to share their tips for overcoming social media mishaps.
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.
By creating a system to earn a virtual allowance for kids, parents can help their children develop healthy behaviors while also teaching them financial responsibility. So, we asked 3 experts to share their best advice on setting up a virtual allowance for kids.
It’s important for parents to learn how to talk to their children about social media and body image, create a supportive environment, and teach them how to avoid the negative effects of social media. So, we asked 3 experts to share their best tips for parents
Before giving them access to social media or their own device, it’s important to talk about internet safety for kids. Regular and casual conversations can help your student develop healthy screen time behaviors before they even start creating accounts on social media. Get conversations starters and tips for elementary students.
Rules of Survival is a battle royale style game, similar to Fortnite. Up to 300 people play until there is only 1 player left. Parents should be aware that children can talk to other players in the game, some of the character’s outfits are suggestive, and there are in-app purchases.
Apple introduced a new feature called Screen Time which is the first effort from a major manufacturer to promote positive screen time behaviors. We created this Apple Screen Time Guide for Parents to help you learn how to use this new feature and keep your students safe online.
We asked 5 experts to share their best tips parents can use to limit screen time. Learn how you can create a daily routine for your family, how to encourage your students to earn screen time, how to model positive behaviors, how to take a social media break, and more.
Sometimes monitoring your student online can feel like you’re being overprotective, but according to a recent statistic from GuardChild 43% of teens say they would change their online behavior if they knew that their parents were watching them. So, it’s important for parents to monitor kids online.
Does your family need a digital detox? Do your kids always pick up their phone when they’re bored? In this episode, Josh sat down with Jill Simonian, TV Host & Entertainment Journalist turned Parenting Lifestyle Contributor, to talk about the negative impact screen time can have on students.
Since employers checking social media before hiring an applicant is becoming increasingly common, a social media mistake can come back to haunt you years later when you’re filling out dozens of job applications. So, it’s important to be prepared before applying to your first job.
Although social media allows you to connect with like-minded people from all over the world, every comment or photo you post could potentially harm your reputation later on in life. This is where a social media clean up comes in handy. In this post, 6 experts share their best tips.
Discord is a free voice, video, and text chat app for gamers. Even though the Discord Chat app has built-in safety features, it’s important for parents to be aware that the app can still be dangerous for students. Learn how to keep your family safe on the Discord app.
Our Parent App Guides are based on real questions we get from parents and educators all over the world. Instead of keeping our research private, we share our Parent App Guides with our audience to help them keep their family safe online.
As parents, it’s important to talk to your children about the dark side of social media before they learn about it from untrusted (or dangerous) sources. So, we asked 5 experts to share ways parents can talk to their kids about the dark side of social media.
With constant access the internet, it can be difficult to know when you’ve developed an addiction and need to take a social media break. Learn how taking a social media break can help you get into a positive mindset, be more productive, and avoid comparing yourself to others online.
This week we sat down with Caroline Leach who writes, researches, and speaks about why professionals need a social media strategy for their career. In this episode we discuss the power of LinkedIn, when students should make a profile, and how they can use LinkedIn to enhance their resume.
We sat down with David Kaufmann a technology teacher at Medina City Schools who has been a teacher for over 18 years. In this podcast episode, discover tactical tips for monitoring your child’s social media activity, setting internet safety rules, and teaching them how to develop positive screen time habits.