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7 Surprising Apps Kids Can Use to Chat with Friends

Built-in chat can easily turn everything from Google Docs to Roblox, in to a social media platform

 
Parental Controls | online gaming | gaming addiction | gaming disorder
Good fun - or gaming disorder?

“Gaming Disorder” has just moved up a level.

 
Parental Controls | online gaming | Social Media | primary school | krunker
Krunker has landed - and it's got our kids in the crosshairs

Move over Fortnite. There’s a new free-for-all game that’s blowing up in schools and homes all over Australia. Think Call of Duty-style first-person shooter with a Roblox-like aesthetic that anybody can play free in their browser, on ...

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | online gaming | cyberbullying | suicide
Making the online world a kinder place

Days after the Christchurch mosque massacre, social media platforms are still struggling to delete videos of the attack, as users continue to upload new versions of the gunman’s original 17-minute footage - and questions continue to be ...

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | online gaming | cyberbullying | suicide
Teach your child to be an "upstander" to bullying - not a "bystander" - with these 5 simple steps

 

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | online gaming | online chat | distraction | violence
Stop worrying about Fortnite. Start worrying about Apex Legends.

Fortnite - or upstart competitor Apex Legends? Who will be the last game standing?

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | online gaming | Social Media | anxiety | sleep deprivation
Back-to-school anxiety, and how to handle it

Tears, tummy-aches, tantrums on Monday morning are tough for parents to handle. But they’re even harder on kids suffering from anxiety at back-to-school time.

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | online gaming | cyberbullying | suicide
Quokka teaches kids to be upstanders (not bystanders) to cyberbullying

Kim Maslin is an author and digital technologies educator whose colourful kids' books read like Aesop's fables for the digital age - teaching children values, manners and balance around their use of screen technology.

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | online gaming | back to school | BYOD
Is BYOD breaking your back-to-school budget?

“Schools tell families what digital devices to buy for the start of term, and parents scrimp, save, borrow and beg to buy them,” observes consumer affairs commentator Rob Stock on New Zealand news site stuff.co.nz.

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