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Josh Ochs caught up with four experts to share their Kik Messenger safety tips to help parents and educators keep kids safe on social media. Learn why Kik Messenger is dangerous and how you can protect teens.
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.
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). […]
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We take a positive approach to social media safety with fun and easy to follow videos and training guides.
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Why schools ask Josh Ochs to lead Zoom presentations to students and parents on their campus:
Josh's techniques help students use their devices with a purpose, not just a pastime. He shows students how to impress colleges and employers by creating a positive resume using their social media accounts so they can Shine Online™. He also speaks to thousands of parents each year to help them overcome their frustrations with screen time addiction and social media safety.
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"Josh kept all of our teens and tweens engaged and showed them clear examples they can use to impress colleges and employers on social media. Everyone left with a clear road map that they can use for the next few months to make sure they shine online."
–Tracy Rampy, Educator, Southeast Kansas Education Service Center Greenbush
“Learned a lot, Josh’s training is very informative and I picked up some really useful tools. We were able to learn so much, like how to make a positive digital footprint for our children and their future. I highly recommend using his resources.”
–Mother of 11 year old son at Hull Middle School
“Josh was so helpful and I was able to learn so much about how to create a positive digital footprint. His training makes it easier to organize your talents/projects in a way that colleges aren’t able to see in essays.”
–Emmy Renner, High School Student