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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.
It’s important to ensure your child is prepared for their first phone since research shows that 88% of teens have (or have access to) a cell phone. Learn how to choose the right phone plan for your child, what the best kids cell phone safety resource is, and more.
The Litterati app aims to raise social awareness and encourage users to clean up litter in their community while leveraging social networking. Some parents are concerned because their students take photos of themselves with the trash they collect and then post the photo to the app with their exact location.
Messenger Kids is a new video chat and messaging app, from Facebook, that’s built for kids and designed to give parents more control. Between the parental controls and all of the camera features being kid-friendly, Messenger Kids can be a starting point for a student’s first social media account.
The Look app is a free messaging app that combines live video with text messaging. We made this app guide to inform parents, since some users have reported that it can be difficult to delete your Look account and that it’s easy for strangers to message you on the app.
Since screen time is a way of life, it’s important to teach students about using social media for good. Whether they’re showcasing their volunteer work, helping others, or improving their college opportunities, we asked 6 experts to share their best tips for encouraging teens to use social media positively.
We asked Sage Singleton, who is a Security & Safety Expert at SafeWise, to share 5 tips to help parents protect their family’s personal security and safety online. Learn how to handle cyber bullying, protect your family from identity theft, and dialog about online predators with your children.
We caught up with a Parent University Member, and mom, to talk about her experience with Parent University and keeping her teenage son safe on social media. Learn how this mom uses videos in Parent University to stay ahead of her son and start a discussion about online safety.
We caught up with the Producer of Angst the movie, which teaches students and parents how to dialogue about anxiety. Learn anxiety tips, ways to open up the conversation around anxiety, and how parents can manage an anxiety attack if their child is experience one.
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