No Electronic Devices in Kids’ Bedrooms – Media! Tech! Parenting! – Parents Article

Currently, a conversation about screen time is occurring on my area listserv.  It’s interesting to read various points of view. Some people feel that various apps designed to limit screen time and other digital activities are the way to go.  Others point to need to be hands-on about contracts, agreements, and digital rules of the road.  Almost everyone seems to be frustrated about defining the line between schoolwork and recreational screen times. Twenty-first Century digital parenting never lacks for challenges!…

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No Surprise that Kids Figure Out Parental Controls – Media! Tech! Parenting! – Parents Article

Happy Halloween 2019!No, I was not surprised to read that kids figure out how to how to get around the Apple iPhone parental controls. The Washington Post published an October 15, 2019 article that tells all about it, and in my experience, the kids’ actions are not limited to Apple parental controls. When I served as an educational technology faculty member, I often heard from parents who asked about locking down computers, networks, cable access, and the Internet. While I…

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Video from The Atlantic Addresses Sharenting Issues – Parents Article

Video from The Atlantic. Questions to Consider How do you feel about sharing photos of children before they have a say about what is shared? How might an extensive digital dossier of photos affect a child when he or she reaches elementary or middle school? Should we pay more attention early-on to a child’s privacy […] This is only a snippet of a Parents Article written by Marti Weston Read Full Parenting Article

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