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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.
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.
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.
Similar to the Blue Whale Challenge, the Momo Challenge is a dangerous viral social media trend with teens and tweens. The challenge encourages students to contact an unknown person called “Momo” via WhatsApp. Throughout the challenge, students are sent violent and graphic content and a series of dangerous tasks.
The Tik Tok app is a music video social media platform that merged with Musical.ly in August 2018. All Musical.ly users are being moved to the Tik Tok app. Find out why this app is so popular.
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.
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.
We asked 10 experts to share the positive impact of social media on teen and tweens. Learn how social media provides a platform to showcase technological savvy, can be used to empower students, creates an opportunity for an open dialog, and more.
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.
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