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Experts' top tips for a kinder internet

Trolling. Cyberbullying. Revenge porn. Violence. Hate speech. Sometimes it seems the internet has turned empathy into an endangered species.

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Social Media | cyberbullying | wellbeing | mental health
Are screens a mental health risk at your child's school?

If BYOD and 1:1 device policies are in place - as they are in nearly every school across Australia - the answer is most likely ‘yes.’

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | in app purchases | cyberbullying | grooming | digital parenting | online chat
Eavesdropping on online chat: What your child is really hearing, and why it matters

Parents of today’s generation are facing a disadvantage when it comes to technology...

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | cyberbullying | emotions | emotional literacy
The most important lesson your child is NOT learning at school today

Should teaching our kids the ABCs of human emotion join maths, English, science and history as core subjects?

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Cyber Safety | cyberbullying | smartphones | digital parenting | teens on social media
Mean girls on social media: The worst thing - and the best - parents can do to help

It’s a fact. Your daughter is being bullied more often than your son is. So what can you do about it?

 
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 | 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 | instagram | Social Media | cyberbullying | selfies | self esteem
Are your kids obsessed with 'likes' and followers?

Are your kids obsessed with 'likes' and followers? Need practical tips on how to manage social media in your household?

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