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How to Tell Your Kids About the Size of the Connected World

Do you ever wish you could amaze the digital kids in your life with statistics or fun facts about the connected world? Would you like to explain a few things – in simple terms – about the extreme size of the connected world? 210 more words

21st Century Learning

Needed: 2015 Digital Rules-of-the-Road for Kids' New Smart Devices

After the December holidays, lots of digital kids will begin using new handheld devices, but as these new gadgets come out of their boxes, parents need to update or introduce a family digital device action plan. 582 more words

Parents And Technology

Thanksgiving 2014, Gratitude, and Digital Life

We are about to celebrate Thanksgiving 2014, a time when we give thanks for family, friends, and the richness of our lives. It’s a time for gratitude when most of us take stock and think about how well we live. 377 more words

Parents And Technology

Are Parents Confident About Managing Kids’ Technology Use?

attended the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) 2014 annual conference last week and was captivated by the results of the organization’s new digital parenting research — a national survey conducted by Hart Research Associates — with randomly selected parents of children, ages 6 – 17. 272 more words

21st Century Learning

Worried about Snapchat and Ask.fm? You should be.


If you have kids, then they are probably on various social media platforms.  The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) has great tips and tools for parents to quickly identify restrictions and risks of popular social media platforms.   9 more words

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Family Online Safety Institute Conference 2014: Lots to Learn

A  year has passed and once again I’ve attended the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) annual conference — this time the 2014 edition. I was especially excited to be learning,  connecting, and enjoying the events with a bevy of edtech and teaching colleagues — 15 at last count — educators who are committed to supporting 21st Century learning and to guiding our students’ parents, grown-ups who must continually fine tune their 21st Century parenting skills. 832 more words

Parents And Technology

Wikipedia as a Trusted Source for Ebola? Yes!

Several weeks ago I wrote Why Wikipedia: The Questions that Parents Keep Asking, published over at the Platform for Good blog. I wrote about the challenges that adults face when children use the giant online encyclopedia, the activities that are occurring to make… 262 more words

Parents And Technology