If you are a parent or teacher, you will surely have had this conversation. The conversation that happens when your child or student starts talking … uncomfortably at first … about something that she saw, heard, or did that was seriously inappropriate… [Read more.]
Did you know you can use Siri to look up inappropriate pictures on the Web? I didn’t until I had a recent conversation about online safety with a friend. Here’s how to set restrictions on your iPhone or iPad to keep your kids safe.
The big transition into middle school has finally put conversations about smart phones, social media, online safety, in our lap. Here are my updated recommendations for using a Technology Contract to talk with your tweens/teens about tech safety.
Lately, I’ve been obsessed with technology safety. The more my kids get online, the more I realize I need to get involved in talking with them about using it safely. Most of my focus has been about online safety for younger kids. That said, my girls are closely approaching the tween/teen years and I will have to broach the topic of social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Vine, Snapchat and Twitter.
Both my daughter and I would have liked to unsee the images and words contained in this world, called “Mate With Me”. Unfortunately, what’s done is done. The only positive from this experience, has been the conversations and learning we’ve embarked on as a family about Internet safety.
Resources for Students and Families Content Warning: These links and words can bring up potential triggers. Last week, on November 9, 2021, during a regular
Reguar Board Meeting on September 28th, 2021 I’m going to try to start blogging meetings again to help folks stay up to date on key
The Covid-19 Pandemic has created an unprecedented crisis for public education. Lack of support from the Federal Government, in the form of testing, health and
Over the past few weeks, the community members have been witnessing that conversations about Lowell’s selective admissions policy are once again stirring up anti-Black/Latinx sentiment
Lately, I’ve been talking about parent/guardian rights and specifically our right to be involved in our children’s education and in our children’s schools. (Read the