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Resources to help parents understand how to equip their children to thrive and survive in a digital media world.
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Club Digital | Daily Tutorials for Internet and Computer Learning

Club Digital | Daily Tutorials for Internet and Computer Learning | Digital & Media Literacy for Parents | Scoop.it
Club Digital is a program designed to bridge the digital divide for families across the country.

 

This resource is bilingual: available in English and Spanish.

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Back to School: 42 Digital Resources for Students & Parents

Back to School: 42 Digital Resources for Students & Parents | Digital & Media Literacy for Parents | Scoop.it
Take a gander at our roundup of tech tools, apps, social media and parenting tips that will ease you or your kid into another school year.
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The New Odd Girl Out: 5 Ways To Talk With Your Daughter About Technology « Rachel Simmons

The New Odd Girl Out: 5 Ways To Talk With Your Daughter About Technology « Rachel Simmons | Digital & Media Literacy for Parents | Scoop.it

With stories of cyberbullying everywhere, parents’ anxiety increases with every headline. But parenting can’t only be about saying no and laying down the law, or operating from a place of fear.

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How to Get Better Grades Using Social Media | Visual.ly

How to Get Better Grades Using Social Media | Visual.ly | Digital & Media Literacy for Parents | Scoop.it
visual.ly - Create, Share, Explore Great Visualizations.

 

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How to cut down on your kids' screen time - The Online Mom

How to cut down on your kids' screen time - The Online Mom | Digital & Media Literacy for Parents | Scoop.it

"Our kids spend their days surrounded by screens. With TVs, computers, iPads, video game consoles, and smartphones, it’s almost impossible to avoid a media overload.

 

And the problem is only getting worse: a study by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that 8- to 18-year-olds now spend an average of over 7 to 12 hours a day with some form of media.

 

But how can parents tackle this problem? What is a normal amount of screen time, and what tools are available to help us set acceptable limits?"

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