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What's the right age for a first tablet?

Most of our kids are taking their first swipe on a device before they take their first steps. But what’s the best age for a child to get their own tablet? Here’s what the experts advise.

 
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Screen-time, learning and literacy: What every digital parent needs to know

Too much screen-time has eroded the academic performance of Aussie students over the past five years - and devices “pervasively penetrating the classroom” are among the key reasons why. 

 
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The hours your kids will never get back

A new online platform has been developed to show us exactly how much of our lives device use is gobbling up.

 
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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.

 
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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.’

 
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What kind of digital parent are you?

In the good old days - like 10 years ago - it was still possible to manage screen-time by imposing rigid limits. 

 
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Think you're good at multitasking? Think again.

When's the last time you watched an entire TV program without scrolling through your Facebook feed? Or drilled down into that spreadsheet without taking breaks to check your email?

 
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Instagram for babies: A smart guide for new parents

 

 
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Drug ads on social media are the new normal, study finds

"Before it was a case for youngsters of whether they should really risk it, going on to the street to buy drugs. But now because it's on their feed and on their timeline, many are thinking 'why not?’”

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