Tag Archives: learning

How to Handle the Violent Videos that your child has watched?

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Protesters push, shove, and yell obscenities at each other. A young refugee’s body washes up on the shore. A bus driver is bullied while students cheer. A man commits suicide. These aren’t scenes from a video game. Thanks to live-streaming apps such as Facebook Live, live.ly, Periscope, and others kids can watch actual scenes of real-life violence in their social […]

Kid-Friendly Podcast Experience By Apple

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Apple is teaming up with Common Sense Media to help parents find kid-friendly podcasts from its vast library of shows. The tech giant has launched a new Kids & Family podcast experience that will feature shows appropriate for young listeners. Common Sense Media will select each show featured, offering recommendations by age and collections like One […]

Electronic devices and your child’s daily routine

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Based on Zachdev’s recent observations, Among parents who view device usage more positively, 90 percent say these views will continue beyond the pandemic. 62% of parents who embraced the device usage said the pandemic has led them to see that devices and technology can be used as educational tools. Among parents who view technology use […]

Why Minecraft is educational for kids

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So what’s Minecraft? No, it’s not just a game. It’s a unique computer game. But did you know that it can also be a great learning tool? From academic to social skills, Minecraft can help children reach their full potential. Minecraft is a child-friendly computer game that combines exploration and survival skills. It tests children’s […]

Tech Parenting is all about keeping them safe on social media.

Right now in this tech world we’re in, it’s all about the internet for our tweens and teens, the Internet is social media, and they could sooner give up the games, the videos, and even their browsers if only they can keep what keeps them in touch with their friends. Of course it’s not easy considering […]

Amazing screen time management strategies!

With Covid19 making us work from home, our child’s witnessing all of our tech gadgets usage and they’re needed on the tablets and laptop for school as well. We tackle one of the biggest challenges parents face each day: screen time management. We know full well how hard it can be to decide how much […]

4 YouTube alternatives every child can explore

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There are some safe alternatives to YouTube for kids that provides great educational content. With all the not-so-great news coming out around YouTube recently — from their pedophilia problem to the horrific content spliced into kids’ videos to the infamous Momo challenge — I’ve been looking for some YouTube alternatives. From now on, at our […]

Introduce Geography to your child with GeoGuessr

Dear Parents! Check out GeoGuessr and trust me, you’ll have no plans on stopping this game. If you’re a travel buff, or love geography, or want a way to challenge your kids to get excited about both of those things, you need to try this fun, free game. Just head over to the GeoGuessr website […]

Trending Entertainment Genres that every parent should know

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With the Covid changing many aspects and expectations of media, the last two years have been a whirlwind for the entertainment industry, with streaming platforms proliferating and viewing fragmenting as young consumers are spending most of their quarantine time online. Based on our research, we saw the increased demand in 2020 for entertainment, sparking major […]

Instagram can help you Restrict cyber bullying, here’s how

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As a social media researcher, I have been getting questions on about the recently added Restrict, an anti-bullying feature that, as Instagram describes, “allows users to quietly protect their account while still keeping an eye on their bully.” It reminds me a little bit of the “Hide” features on Facebook, which you may be familiar with. […]