More Digital Citizenship Posters from Pinterest

Over on Pinterest, I have been collecting Digital Citizenship Posters since I wrote about using a poster to kick off the digital talk. Posting one by the computer or on the refrigerator is a fantastic way to remind kids about digital citizenship. Kids cannot learn everything about being responsible online in one big talk. Parents can keep…

Talking to kids about scary chain emails

 A few weeks ago, I had chance to talk with elementary school parents about internet safety. It was a great evening and a chance for me to discover what problems young kids were encountering in the digital world. One of the concerns that came up was scary chain emails. These chain emails usually start with a frightening story and end with “if…

How to create a Family Phone Contract

We decided she was ready. We picked a phone and plan. Now, she has a phone! My kid spent her first phone weekend searching for the perfect case and texting her friends. On Monday, she discovered her phone journey was not over. We sat down together to draft her phone contract. Her phone contract included rules…