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Apple: New controls to stop kids racking up huge bills on iPad apps - Bristol Post

Apple: New controls to stop kids racking up huge bills on iPad apps - Bristol Post | Kid Tech | Scoop.it
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Apple: New controls to stop kids racking up huge bills on iPad apps
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PARENTS will be breathing a sigh of relief after Apple announced it has tightened controls over iPad apps to stop children racking up enormous bills.
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4 Ways Homeschoolers Use Technology To Teach and Educate Their Children

4 Ways Homeschoolers Use Technology To Teach and Educate Their Children | Kid Tech | Scoop.it
You'll be hard pressed to find a parent who doesn't want the best for their child. It's a biological trait that is baked into each parent, like a microchip in a cellphone. A huge part of that involves making sure they have the very best education.
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YOUR MONEY-Parents get do-over for in-app purchases by kids

(The author is a Reuters contributor. The opinions expressedare his own.)By Mitch LipkaMarch 31 (Reuters) - Although Seana Mulcahy considersherself tech savvy, she was thrown a bit when her 8-year-old (Kid run up $$$ in smurfberries?
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Using tablets to reach kids with autism

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New iPad, tablet apps for autism are evolving as parents and teachers use them as tools.
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Parenting in the Digital Age: Teaching Kids to Balance Their Own Media Diet | The Digital Media Diet

Parenting in the Digital Age: Teaching Kids to Balance Their Own Media Diet | The Digital Media Diet | Kid Tech | Scoop.it

There are a lot of great models out there that I have seen for achieving a healthy media diet, but so far this one is the most useful for my own family. My son, age seven, understands this tool now well enough to apply it to his own requests for media in our home before asking one of his parents. When he does ask for media, he now begins with, “I know the answer is probably no, because the triangle had only one yes, but …” So, without further ado, here is the model I created, shared with my own family and tested out for a couple weeks: - See more at: http://digitalmediadiet.com/?p=3112


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Carisa Kluver's curator insight, March 7, 2014 6:40 PM

My thoughts on creating a model kids can internalize to manage their own media diets ...