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Curriculum for Parents and Educators to Identify and Teach If and When Social Media Is Bad for Teens and Proper Etiquette and Technology Use

As a parent or educator, you have probably asked yourself “is social media bad for teens?” You may be wondering what resources are available, how you can teach your teens’ proper social media etiquette, and which are the best social media apps for teens. Helping you and Your Teen to Understand Proper Social Media Use …

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The Top 10 Kid-Safe Search and Kid-Friendly Search Websites for Homework and Other Searches

The following is my list of internet search websites that promote themselves as kid-safe and kid-friendly. Those are common terms used by these types of internet search sites, but the definition of what exactly that means is open to interpretation. Each parent or educator has their own concept of what is safe, friendly or appropriate …

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Going back to a Dumb Phone, Feature Phone, Simple Phone, or Minimalist Phone; Some Perspectives from People Who Have Tried

Ever thought of trading in your smartphone for a dumb phone? There are advantages and disadvantages in making the move. What we used to call “dumb phones” have been renamed several times over. No one wants to buy a dumb phone, that would be “dumb”. But a simple phone wouldn’t be so bad, or a …

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Perverse Incentives in the Attention Economy: It’s All About Increasing Advertising Revenue

Why this topic is important: Henry David Thoreau said, “For every thousand hacking at the leaves of evil, there is one striking at the root.” In order to solve any problem, you have to truly understand the problem. The degree to which you understand the actual root cause of a problem is the degree to …

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What Is Google SafeSearch? Information for Parents

What is Google SafeSearch? From the Google SafeSearch website: “Whether you’re using Google Search at work, with children, or for yourself, SafeSearch can help you filter sexually explicit content from your results.” So, Google SafeSearch is focused on filtering and/or blocking sexually explicit content. That leaves open to interpretation about what qualifies as sexually explicit. …

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