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Here are some suggestions for using your child's cell phone as a learning device.
The average teen sends one text message every 10 minutes while awake. Here are some ways you can manage the your teen's cell phone mania.
Do you really know what your child's up to on her smartphone? Technology can be deceptive; make sure she's safe by avoiding the worst apps for kids.
The number of kids with access to smartphones and education 'apps' that could help kids learn is ever increasing. But can smartphones really make kids smarter?
Kids and cell phones are inseparable these days, and with cancer rumors swirling, is handing your child a cell phone equivalent to handing her a cigarette?
There are pros and cons to kids having cell phones. However, here are some important things that you should keep in mind.
Parents may never have heard of it, but surveys show that 20 to 60 percent of teens are 'sexting'. What is sexting and how can parents deal with it?
Today's tweens are more accustomed to the drone of electronics than to the buzz of the great outdoors. Here are some ideas to regulate their exposure.
Texting may have it's place in modern times, but does it have its place in the classroom? Get the facts on chronic teen texting.
In today's wired world, cell phones for kids are equipped with cool features to ease worried parents.
Wondering how schools prepare for an emergency? Here are the steps schools take to ensure your child's safety.
Driving is a rite of passage, but it's also a major teen killer. Here's how to keep your teen as safe as possible.
Is tracking your child with a Global Positioning System a safety measure, or an overt method of control?
More and more children are chatting on the phone as they walk to school and around the neighborhood. Experts warn that it could present a danger to kids.
Here are some things that parents can do to make sure that their teen is using technology responsibly.
Cyberbullying is using technology to threaten, or harass. Find out how you can help stop kids from harassing each other via the Internet.
Here is a guide to translating the 'netspeak,' or Internet slang, kids use. Some of these Internet acronyms are harmless, but some are huge red flags!
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