Good behaviour on social media isn’t an instinct - it’s a skillset. Let’s help our kids acquire it by first examining our own sharing practices.
‘Internet banging’ is triggering a wave of violence in schools and the wider community. Find out what it is, and how it works.
A child-friendly version of Instagram promises to “help kids keep up with their friends, discover new hobbies and interests, and more!” But beyond the spin, what will it really mean for our children?
How many of us really know what our kids are experiencing online? New research from the eSafety Commissioner pulls back the virtual curtain.
Like it or not, we are all “connected parents” now, say Harvard experts Urs Gasser and John Palfrey. But while we shoulder a brand-new portfolio of responsibilities, we can still use traditional parenting strategies to get the job done.
“He never cries at movies or is concerned if his friends are hurt. But he’s a boy, so I’m not worried.”
Whether your child is currently at school or learning remotely, now more than ever, they need to learn their digital safety ABCs. These fun, informative books are a great start.
There’s a lot of fear and misinformation around our kids’ love of online gaming. But there's also cause for genuine concern - especially right now, as COVID-19 restrictions have ignited an explosion in gaming-related screen-time.
Cyberbullying has bloomed like an out-of-control virus during the COVID-19 pandemic. But in this case, handwashing - or for that matter handwringing - won’t help protect them. Social-media distancing, on the other hand, just might.