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Our children live in a world that is surrounded by technology. While this Internet-centered world is mostly beneficial (anything they could possibly need to know is only a click away), there are significant risks as well. As well as being full of information, the Internet is unfortunately also teeming with inappropriate content, malicious […]

How to Design a Family Friendly Computer Room




In the present day and age, the number of internet users has been increasing at an exponential rate, and the innumerable social networking sites have taken control of people’s social life. Today, the youngsters, especially teenagers are the largest group of internet users in the world. Most homes worldwide have unlimited internet access. […]

Understanding Cyberbullying- Guest Post



As of September 2015, 87 percent of teachers surveyed by Harris Poll don’t use social media in the classroom. However, many educators find social media to be a helpful tool in learning: “I have found the quietest students in my class speak the loudest on social media.” –Gail Leicht, 8th grade Language […]

How to Ease Into Social Media in the Classroom ~Guest ...



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We’re all guilty of it- stayed up too late looking at Social Media like Facebook or Instagram, putting off sleep just looking at post after post.  Those late night binges have a term called “vamping.”     “Vamping” is growing into such a widespread occurrence and parents should be concerned over […]

What is #Vamping and How Can a Parent Help Curb ...



Social Media.  Its the new way we’re connected with loved ones, new acquaintances, and old friends.  It seems everyone is connected to some form of social media platform, and consequently, since everyone is doing it raises the question of “should my child have a social media account?” Before any parent or […]

Appropriate ages for various social media accounts



Social media, in all its forms, is present in almost every teen’s life today.  Just like hanging out at the mall or video arcade when I was young, social media fills the social need of our teens today.  While there are several positive aspects to social media today (instant information […]

How Do You Help Your Social Media Active Teen?