Remember when a cell phone was a luxury? Not any more. It seems as if everyone has a cell phone. So is it any wonder your kids want one? We know your kids are ready to get their hands on a phone. But are you ready?
Use these 5 tips to get prepared for your next adventure in parenting.
Denise Lisi DeRosa is Program Manager for the Family Online Safety Institute. She is dedicated to empowering families with the tools needed to embrace the current social and digital technologies in meaningful, creative and positive ways. Denise is committed to further develop and promote FOSI’s Platform for Good as a valuable resource for parents.
About National PTA’s #ShareAwesome campaign: National PTA has partnered with LifeLock to share awesome ways families can create an open, evolving conversation about positive, safe decisions when using digital tools. Learn more about #ShareAwesome, the #ShareAwesome contest, and digital safety at ShareAwesomeNow.org.
October is Connected Educators Month, which offers highly distributed, diverse, and engaging activities to educators at all levels. The goals of CEM include: getting more educators proficient with social media to improve their practice; deepening and sustaining learning among those already enjoying connection’s benefits; helping schools credential/integrate connected learning into their formal professional development efforts; stimulating and supporting innovation in the field.