Useful Websites for Parents
The Digizen website provides information for educators, parents, and young people. It is used to strengthen their awareness and understanding of what digital citizenship is and encourages users of technology to be and become responsible digital citizens.
The Future of Education: BYOD in the Classroom
This article discusses misconceptions with regard to BYOD programs and explains how the face of education is changing daily with the rapid rate of innovation in the digital world.
BYOD Back To School
Similar to our guide for parents about devices at home, this article provides parents with great advice about preparing for BYOD and using devices at home. Includes some great ideas - even provides a sample family agreement for device use!
Where parents can learn about the digital environment and keep updated on their children’s technology use. Here you can find guidance for using safety settings on your family’s web-connected devices, tips for choosing movies and games and strategies for keeping young people safe online.
McAfee Guide to Social Networking Sites
McAfee’s Parent's Guide to Social Networking Sites provides information for parents to understand social networking sites so they can protect their children and their information when using social media.
Advice for Parents of Teens and Tweens
Top 10 Tech Safety Tips for Parents of Tweens and Teens
Provides parents of tweens and teens with essential information to assist in the management and awareness of how their children use technology and what technology they are using.
The Digital Lives of Teens: Turning "Do As I Say" into "Do As I Do"
A short article that stresses the importance of 21st-century parents modeling appropriate mindful technology use and building habits with their children that ensure device use is safe and balanced.