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The secret power of handwriting

Keyboarding has much to recommend it. But writing by hand confers unique and irreplaceable benefits for young learners - and old ones, too.

 
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Malicious apps disguised as games are targeting our kids

So many of our children are online almost constantly. So it was only a matter of time before scammers homed in. That time has come.

 
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Keeping it kind on social media: A primer for parents

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.

 
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'Internet Banging': When peer pressure goes viral

‘Internet banging’ is triggering a wave of violence in schools and the wider community. Find out what it is, and how it works. 

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | American Academy of Pediatrics
Three telltale signs your child needs a screen-time circuit breaker - now!

Experts no longer recommend managing screen-time strictly by the clock. So what should you be doing instead?

 
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Everything you always wanted to know about TikTok ...

It’s the biggest online phenomenon of the year - possibly of any year. It’s also been plagued with controversy over explicit content and privacy issues.

 
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Sure gaming can cause stress. But can it also relieve it?

Online gaming can definitely cause stress and anxiety. But the science shows it can also relieve stress and anxiety. So how does that work?

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | grooming | online predators
He's not a predator, mum. He's my boyfriend.

Most of the time, it starts with the most normal-sounding introduction - frequently used with dozens of girls simultaneously. Make sure your daughter isn’t one of them. Here are the lines, and the signs, to watch out for.

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Pornography | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | instagram | cyberbullying | Instagram for kids
Instagram is coming for our kids

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?

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