Parenting in the Digital World
We've teamed with iKeepSafe and the Center on Media and Child Health to bring you a cheat sheet for bringing a more complete approach and perspective to the task of preparing children for 21st Century digital communication.
Children are growing up in the ever-changing world of technology and media.
Technology & Learning
Technology is being incorporated in classrooms, but is it helping students to learn more?
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There are lots of reasons for kids to have their own phone, but there may be many reasons not to.
Read more: Children and Cell Phones
TV & Video
Today television offers more viewing options than ever before. Parents also have more tools to guide kids.
Read more: Children and Television
The Internet is a wonderful research tool, but some sites are more trustworthy than others.
- Use Your NetSmartz: Tips for Helping Your Child Safely Navigate the Internet
- Internet Safety for Teens
- Q&A: Have You Checked Your Child's Digital Footprint?
- Cyber-Bullying: An Old Problem with a New Face
- Chat Room Safety Tips
- From Users to Citizens: How to Make Digital Citizenship Relevant
- Cheating and Plagiarism
Read more: Children and the Internet
Many children spend hours in front of the computer or television playing video games.
Read more: Children and Video Games
How can you make sure that your child understands the power of advertising?
Read more: Children and Advertising
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Center on Media & Child Health
The Center on Media and Child Health at Children’s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard School of Public Health is dedicated to understanding and responding to the effects of media on the physical, mental, and social health of children through research, production, and education. Learn more about the staff, mission and projects of CMCH