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LastPass: So Your Password Manager Got Hacked, Now What?

LastPass: So Your Password Manager Got Hacked, Now What?

Diana Graber  06.17.2015
Today the only password manager we keep can safely rely on lies between our ears, in an unhackable vault that's free to use. We might as...
Summertime Social Media and Periscope Safety Tips for Parents

Summertime Social Media and Periscope Safety Tips for Parents

Katie Lance  06.16.2015
Make sure to have conversations with your caregivers this summer. Let them know your rules about social media, photos and videos of your...
Parents' Top 5 Questions to Keep Kids Safe Online

Parents' Top 5 Questions to Keep Kids Safe Online

Common Sense Media  06.10.2015
Lots of kids start playing around online during the preschool years, but many parents wait until kids are in elementary school to get them...
This Is What Your Child Looks Like Watching TV

This Is What Your Child Looks Like Watching TV

Priscilla Frank  06.10.2015
Emmeline "Television has changed the American child from an irresistible force to an immovable object," educator Laurence J. Peter...
Are Your Kids 'Addicted' to Mobile Games?

Are Your Kids 'Addicted' to Mobile Games?

Catriona Wallis  06. 9.2015
As a parent of vivacious boys aged 5 and 8 obsessed with breaking-up and creating blocks and hiding from the Enderman in the mobile version...
How to Get the Damn File Out of the Computer for Tech-Challenged Folks

How to Get the Damn File Out of the Computer for Tech-Challenged Folks

Kay Tacke Morse  06. 4.2015
"Hansel, They're in the computer." We all know the scene; the 2001 Space Oddysey soundtrack plays in the background. Once D. Zoolander...
Why Boredom Is One of The Greatest Experiences You Can Give a Child

Why Boredom Is One of The Greatest Experiences You Can Give a Child

Susan Pearse  06. 3.2015
"I'm bored. Can I play on the iPad?" asked my 6-year-old for the second time. It was one of those times where it would've been easier to...
Dear Graduates, Put Your Online Superpowers To Work

Dear Graduates, Put Your Online Superpowers To Work

Diana Graber  06. 2.2015
I spend a lot of time teaching students about online safety, reputation management, cyberbullying, privacy and all that a jazz. Of course...
6 Ways to Smartly (And Cheaply) Download Kids' Apps

6 Ways to Smartly (And Cheaply) Download Kids' Apps

Common Sense Media  05.29.2015
You're going to the DMV and have to take your 4-year-old. The wait could be over an hour, and when the books, crayons and songs run dry,...
Influence of Social Media on Teenagers

Influence of Social Media on Teenagers

Suren Ramasubbu  05.26.2015
The influence of social media on adolescents and teenagers is of particular importance, not only because this particular group of children...
Is Google Killing Wonder?

Is Google Killing Wonder?

Dr. Jim Taylor  05.26.2015
Yes, you may have gotten the answer to your question, and wasn't that so nice and tidy? But at what cost? The question, and any conversation...
Do Kids Need to Digitally Detox?

Do Kids Need to Digitally Detox?

Ossa Fisher  05.19.2015
I believe that we can't lump all real-world experiences into a singularly positive or negative impact on our children, nor can we lump...
How Can I Get My Kids to Put Down Their Phones?

How Can I Get My Kids to Put Down Their Phones?

Common Sense Media  05.15.2015
Common Sense Media parenting expert Caroline Knorr answers questions about parenting, media, and everything in between. Q: How can I get...
An Open Letter to the Selfie-Stick Wielding Tourists on Alcatraz

An Open Letter to the Selfie-Stick Wielding Tourists on Alcatraz

Nancy Davis Kho  05.14.2015
My goal is to round out your vacation memories so that when people ask, "What did you do in America?" you have a better answer than "Took...