Technology for parents & kids: Hints, tips, online safety strategies & more.
Connected as today’s kids have become, thanks to the rise of smartphones, tablet PCs, learning devices and other technology tools, it’s vital that parents teach children safe computing habits and digital citizenship basics. But what’s a busy caregiver to do when they can barely turn on the VCR, let alone keep up with “Generation Tech,” for whom Internet-ready handhelds, video game systems and portable media players are second nature? The following video, courtesy of our friends at GalTime, offers expert hints and advice on keeping up with technology and kids, including a number of must-see digital parenting tips.
Looking for more insights and strategies for digital parenting and juggling kids’ technology, online and social media needs? You can also check out our bestselling The Modern Parent’s Guide series of high-tech parenting books, free to download at ParentsGuideBooks.com, and on Sony Reader, Kindle and Nook.