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Panic & Fear About Technology -- Especially Social Media

Do you find yourself nervous and at wits end about all the problems with social media and kids? Do you dread hearing the next news report about kids, screens, and digital addiction because it feels too close to home? 618 more words

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How to Deal with School Stress at the End of the Year

Many children across the country are excitedly counting the days until summer break. They’ll be bidding adieu to homework and classes for the next 8-12 weeks as they travel, lounge around the house, or attend summer camp. 638 more words

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The Link Between Social Media and FOMO in Teenagers

It may be hard to accept for some people, but we can’t be everywhere at once. Sometimes multiple events will happen at the same time, and we’d have to choose which one to attend. 640 more words

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Those Digital Footprints Keep Multiplying

For years, when I taught seminars in digital citizenship to third, fourth, and fifth graders, the primary topic was always digital footprints. Oh, we discussed and worked on lots of other 21st Century connected-world issues, civility, for instance, but everything seemed to wend its way back to those always-proliferating digital footprints. 364 more words

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Mother's Day Musings from Securly Moms

In honor of Mother’s Day this Sunday, we asked our moms in the office to share their experiences and thoughts about being a mother, and the challenges of raising children in the tech era. 1,008 more words

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5 Screen-Free Week Ideas for Families

April 29 – May 5 is Screen-Free Week, a chance for families to temporarily unplug from screens and find non-tech ways to have fun. Surprisingly, Screen-Free Week actually began 25 years ago. 843 more words

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Online Security and Passwords… Passwords… Passwords

WHDH television news in Boston reported on a United Kingdom survey conducted by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC). The data were gathered via telephone polling, and the overall aim was to learn more about how people in Great Britain think about online security, what they worry about, how they learn more, and how they maintain personal security online. 254 more words

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