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A collection that focuses on empowering parents with information that will help them understand the role that social plays in their kids lives, and to also help them educate their kids to be safer & smarter in the social digisphere.
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Maxed-Out Minds: 7 Tech Tips for Parents and Kids | Northwestern Mutual

In today's wired world, kids are spending more time than ever with smart phones, tablets, video games and other digital devices. Learn how these simple tips can help busy parents guide their children toward a healthier relationship with technology.
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CTIA's Members' Parental Controls Features and Resources

CTIA's Members' Parental Controls Features and Resources | Social Media - Education, Guidelines, Empowering Parents | Scoop.it
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How Young Is Too Young for a Digital Presence?

How Young Is Too Young for a Digital Presence? | Social Media - Education, Guidelines, Empowering Parents | Scoop.it
Some parents savvy in matters of social media are establishing web and email accounts, not to mention usernames, for their newborns.
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Fix your life with smartphone-free Sundays | ZDNet

Fix your life with smartphone-free Sundays | ZDNet | Social Media - Education, Guidelines, Empowering Parents | Scoop.it
Reduce your device-induced anxiety by leaving your phone home at least one day a week. And cook up some ribs and have a few margaritas while you're at it.

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Elizabeth Milovidov's curator insight, May 6, 2014 3:53 PM

Are you up to the challenge?  No smartphones on Sunday. 

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Wonderful Visual Guide to Keep Students On Task while Using iPad Apps ~

Wonderful Visual Guide to Keep Students On Task while Using iPad Apps ~ | Social Media - Education, Guidelines, Empowering Parents | Scoop.it

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An Online Interactive Learning Tool For Frontline's Digital Nation - Digital Parenting | Digital Nation | FRONTLINE | PBS

An Online Interactive Learning Tool For Frontline's Digital Nation - Digital Parenting | Digital Nation | FRONTLINE | PBS | Social Media - Education, Guidelines, Empowering Parents | Scoop.it
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A Parent's Guide to Snapchat - ConnectSafely

A Parent's Guide to Snapchat - ConnectSafely | Social Media - Education, Guidelines, Empowering Parents | Scoop.it

"Snapchat is a photo and video sharing app with a twist. The media you send disappear seconds after they’re viewed you get to decide how long a photo will “live,” from 1 to 10 seconds, after it’s viewed. Users love the spontaneity of that it feels like socializing that’s (digital) footprint free but, as we’ll cover in this guide, there are ways to capture and recover images, so no one should develop a false sense of “security” about that."


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Parenting style linked to kids' Internet addiction | Business Recorder

Recollections of strict, unaffectionate parents were more common among young adults with an unhealthy attachment to Internet use, compared to their pe

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Legal workshop for teens

Legal workshop for teens | Social Media - Education, Guidelines, Empowering Parents | Scoop.it
Dubbo teenagers are being offered the opportunity to better understand the impact of sending a racy text or making fun of someone on line.
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iMom.com Offers New “Social Media Contract for Kids” Printable

iMom.com Offers New “Social Media Contract for Kids” Printable | Social Media - Education, Guidelines, Empowering Parents | Scoop.it
Tampa, FL (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 -- iMOM.com has released a free printable to assist parents in setting guidelines for social networking. This “social media contract” will help parents protect their children in the ever-changing online world.
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'Invincible' teens share experience on distracted driving

'Invincible' teens share experience on distracted driving | Social Media - Education, Guidelines, Empowering Parents | Scoop.it
Students at Corner Canyon High School in Draper participated Thursday in IKnowEverything, a program that surveys teens and educates them on the dangers of distracted driving.
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Technology risks for kids

Technology risks for kids | Social Media - Education, Guidelines, Empowering Parents | Scoop.it
In this day and age, technology is something that cannot be escaped. And while it has many benefits, it can have a harmful impact on your child.
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Spying on Your Kids’ Phones, for Their Own Good

Spying on Your Kids’ Phones, for Their Own Good | Social Media - Education, Guidelines, Empowering Parents | Scoop.it
Five days ago, I awoke to find an angry 15-year-old standing at the foot of my bed, intent on causing me grievous bodily harm. Fortunately, the most lethal thing my daughter had at her disposal was a pillow. “If you don’t take that thing off my phone right now, I’m going to murder you in your sleep,” she seethed.
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Do Kids Need Special Online Protections or Do We All Need Them?

Do Kids Need Special Online Protections or Do We All Need Them? | Social Media - Education, Guidelines, Empowering Parents | Scoop.it
We have always taken child safety more seriously than adult safety, even where children are not necessarily at greater risk than adults. It's probably instinctual. As every parent knows, protecting one's offspring is not something we even have to thi...

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Introduction to Digital Citizenship Starter Kit

Common Sense Media and Edmodo partnered to create this Digital Citizenship Starter Kit for your classroom. In it, you’ll find a series of activities and lessons designed to introduce digital citizenship concepts right in Edmodo, to help you get your online classroom community up and running.

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Elizabeth Milovidov's curator insight, May 9, 2014 4:50 AM

Excellent start kit to get those digital citizens on the right path.

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How the iPad affects young children, and what we can do about it: Lisa Guernsey at TEDxMidAtlantic - YouTube

Lisa Guernsey is Director of the New America Foundation's Early Education Initiative. Ms. Guernsey focuses on elevating dialogue about early childhood educat...

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Jeni Mawter's curator insight, May 6, 2014 8:24 PM

For those interested in storytelling for children this is fascinating.

Terry Doherty's curator insight, May 7, 2014 3:01 PM

"This screen, it has some real power over us. It's got a real hold on us." Fascinating and very worthwhile for educators & parents alike."  Lisa Guernsey 

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An Online Interactive Learning Tool For Frontline's Digital Nation - Digital Parenting | Digital Nation | FRONTLINE | PBS

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Anti-Social - Social Networking Block Software

Anti-Social - Social Networking Block Software | Social Media - Education, Guidelines, Empowering Parents | Scoop.it
You know when you're trying to get work done, but end up wasting time on Facebook and Twitter? Anti-Social solves that problem.
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Block social media...

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Internet.org

Internet.org | Social Media - Education, Guidelines, Empowering Parents | Scoop.it
Internet.org — Every one of us. Everywhere. Connected.
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The internet offers power to the people. But parents in emerging markets should be educated on the impact it's going to have on the lives of their children. What lessons have we learned that we can share with them?

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Life Ed: How To Talk To Your 13 Year-Old About Social Media - NBC News

Life Ed: How To Talk To Your 13 Year-Old About Social Media - NBC News | Social Media - Education, Guidelines, Empowering Parents | Scoop.it
This week, Life Ed explores the social media conversation every parent should have with their 13 year-old.Linnette Attai is the founder of PlayWell, LLC, a c...
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Camp shows teens how to limit social media

Camp shows teens how to limit social media | Social Media - Education, Guidelines, Empowering Parents | Scoop.it
A Colorado camp seeks to put social media in perspective for teenagers.
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