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National news programs recently reported that the amount of time American children spend watching TV, playing video games, using small electronic devices, or surfing on the computer has increased to almost 8 hours a day! I c... Read more
|Homework, Technology and Teens, Oh My!
Jan 08, 2010 - Posted by SchoolFamily in Technology, School Success, Parent Involvement, Middle School, Kids Learning, Internet Safety, Homework, Cell Phones
A homework time vignette: Mom (through the bedroom door): "Where is your cell phone and itouch?"Tween or teen: "I have them right here. I need to check my Facebook to see if Matty got back to me about our group project a... Read more
I'm willing to guess that many of you have kids that have computer games and xbox, wii and Nintendo games top on their Christmas list. If you are anything like me, these are the least favorite gifts to give. I worr... Read more
My friend and colleague Marian Merritt of Symantec sent a note about some very interesting research from Symantec. It comes from 6 months of data (millions of kids’ searches) from the new OnlineFamily.Norton.com s... Read more
A colleague forwarded this NY Times article titled "Breakfast Can Wait. The Day's First Stop is Online." The story actually made my stomach do a flip- flop. No, not because I skipped breakfast to check my email an... Read more
Thanks to my involvement with Symantec's Online Safety Advisory Council (check out their new www.onlinefamily.norton.com product for a cool web safety solution for your family), I occasionally get to listen in as some very s... Read more
While flipping through the April issue of Wired magazine, the advice column (Dear Mr. Know-It-All), caught my attention as it raises an interesting question about how much you can/should post online of someone else's kids.
Th... Read more
What better way to kick off Internet Safety Week than for our founder, Tim Sullivan, to appear on Fox 25 this morning! You can see what Tim had to say about keeping kids safe online by clicking in the video box below.
I parti... Read more
Spent last week in New York (as part of an Advisory Council for Symantec's new efforts around internet safety) focusing on how technology has become such a central part of our kids' experiences these days. My take: where ther... Read more
I've been playing with this new Internet Safety program from Norton for a while now, and I really like it. I've got a decent techy brain (I can figure things out if I have to), but I prefer simple, and that's where Norton's n... Read more