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Social Media & Cyber Safety

Social Media & Cyber Safety

Counselor’s Perspective: Social Media and Teens How it is Affecting Our Youth from a Licensed Mental Health Counselor

The data is slowly coming in on the impact of social media on our kids. A Licensed Mental Health Counselor shares her resources and experience on our "Counselor's Perspective" segment. Read More

Social Media & Cyber Safety

Let’s Take a Tech Break Together!

Dear Students and dear Parents are films that are part of our global Character Day initiative, an annual day that unites millions of people in schools, companies, and homes to develop and deepen their character (strengths like empathy, grit, gratitude, social responsibility, and leadership). Read More

Events

Join Millions for Character Day 2019 September 27-28!

Join us for Character Day and take the tech/life balance challenge! Use the challenges in your class, home or with your group of friends. Read More

Social Media & Cyber Safety

Character Day!

Character Day is an annual event that unites millions of people in schools, companies, and homes to develop and deepen their character: strengths like empathy, grit, gratitude, and leadership. Read More

Family Life

Screen Time: A Reward or Consequence? | Counselor’s Perspective on Setting Digital Boundaries.

Social Media & Cyber Safety

FamilyCircle.com contributing articles | Info for parents navigating the teen years

Bree Jensen talks all things teens as a freelance journalist for Family Circle. Find your topics that relate and join the conversation. Everything from digital wellbeing to funny mom moments. Read More

Social Media & Cyber Safety

Jaron Lanier, A Big Tech Insider Gives us the Real Talk on The Impact of Social Media Algorithms on our Kids

Algorithms are designed to manipulate us. Studies have shown that social media usage releases a chemical called dopamine. When our followers, likes, and comments increase, we feel a sense of euphoria. In the end, this rewards based business model is leading to addiction and behavior modification. Learn more. Read More

Social Media & Cyber Safety

Apple Improves Their Parent Controls and Restrictions: How to set up Your Child’s iPhone, iPod and iPad with the new iOS 12 Update

Apple has heard our complaints and is now offering with the iOS 12 update extensive parent controls and restrictions on the iPad, iPod, and iPads. Learn more about how to set it up and what this looks like. Read More

Social Media & Cyber Safety

Legislation for the Digital Safety of our Kids | Parents Take Action, California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA)

The CCPA will make California the first state to give consumers online control over their personal information so that they can better protect their privacy, with special protections for kids under 16. Read More

Emotional Health

Video game disorder now classified as a mental health condition | Resources and Tips

Social Media & Cyber Safety

A Teacher’s Insight Into the “Digital Teen” | What My Parents/teachers Don’t Know About Social Media is…”

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