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Every Day Should Be 'Safer Internet Day'

Diana Graber | Posted 04.13.2015 | Parents
Diana Graber

So I like Annie Fox's suggestion that we "vaccinate kids before they play on the Internet." Let's actually give them the 21st Century skills we keep talking about.

Building Better Digital Citizens

Otha Thornton | Posted 04.16.2014 | Parents
Otha Thornton

While technology is a powerful tool for teaching and learning, it's just as important to help students think about the risks of their online behaviors including identity theft, exposure to inappropriate material and potential cyberbullying.

Tell Us How You're Making the Internet and the World a Better Place

Larry Magid | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Larry Magid

"Goodness" can be infectious. We keep hearing about an epidemic of cyberbullying (actually there isn't one), but we'd much rather be talking about an epidemic of kindness because that's exactly what is happening right now.

We Need to Rethink Online Safety

Larry Magid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

I've been in the online safety world since 1994. Over the years, many individuals and groups have joined the efforts to protect kids online, but unfortunately, many online safety messages miss the mark.