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Kids and the Internet

Need To Know: Protecting Your Kids Online, From Jennifer Jolly (WATCH)

Posted 03.06.2013 | Home

How can you keep your kids safe when they're online? Award-winning tech expert Jennifer Jolly spilled her top three tips to keep children out of Inter...

Latest Studies And Reports About Children And The Digital World

Posted 03.14.2013 | Parents

Should you worry about social media? Do video games affect focus? Are screens really harmful? It can be difficult to sort through all the information ...

What Your Kids Are Really Doing Online

Michael Levin | Posted 12.05.2012 | Parents
Michael Levin

You couldn't get the average kid to stand up in front of an audience and talk about his or her favorite topic. But allow that same kid the privacy of his or her living room, the use of a camera and the opportunity to upload an instructional video on any given topic, and you've got solid gold.

Internet Safety for Kids: Best Websites and Services

Scott Steinberg | Posted 09.29.2012 | Parents
Scott Steinberg

Keeping kids safe in today's online and always-connected world requires a multi-pronged approach

How to Keep Your Child Safe (and Happy) Online

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 07.14.2012 | Parents
Christine Carter, PhD

Like a lot of parents, I've been struck by how active -- though not savvy -- my kids and their friends are with social media.

What Are Mobile Devices Teaching Your Kids?

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 07.31.2011 | Technology
Suren Ramasubbu

Mobile learning blends traditional pedagogy with technology to reach every child. The question is not if your child should use a mobile device in school, but how to do it safely.

Is It Ever OK To Spy On Your Kids?

Delia Lloyd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Delia Lloyd

Is it ever OK to spy on your kids -- on the Internet or anywhere else? And should you tell them that you're doing it?

Cyber-Bullying Education Needs to Start Earlier

Lesli Rotenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Lesli Rotenberg

Early education is critical for helping children learn how to explore the online world safely and respectfully. There are many resources to help.

Kids and Media: Joined at the Hip

Ellen Galinsky | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ellen Galinsky

A brand new study from the Kaiser Family Foundation finds that among young people 8-18, use of every type of media has increased over the past 10 years, with the exception of reading.

I Can't Get that Penis Out of My Mind

Jenny Allen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jenny Allen

The children are sending out pictures of their penises over the computer. Did you know this? Enterprising youth! Only one penis that I know of has come into our house this way, but there may be more.

Study: 20% Of 8-15 Year Olds Have Met Online Strangers In Real Life

The Guardian | John Carvel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Nearly a quarter of children between the ages of eight and 12 are evading the age restrictions imposed by social networking sites Facebook, Bebo and M...