BOB'S BLOG

October 27, 2017

New study shows drastic increase in children under 8 using tablets

Researchers recommend that parents take an active role in controlling their kids’ media diets.

October 27, 2017

Protect Your Children from Cyberbullying – USA Herald

In the past, children were bullied in the playground at school. Now the type of bullying they face is much more difficult to identify and stop. If we want to keep our children safe from cyberbullying, we need to understand some of the dangers.   What is cyberbullying This type of bullying involves the use …

October 26, 2017

What Every Parent Needs to Know About Protecting Their Child from Cyberbullying

Bullying behavior has been around forever, but cyberbullying presents new challenges — and kids today are the first to experience them.

October 26, 2017

Google Home and Assistant Pick Up Over 50 Activities for Kids – Thurrott.com

A promised collection of children-oriented games, activities, and stories for Google Home and Google Assistant arrives.

October 24, 2017

Parents and cops are worried about this chilling ‘48-hour challenge.’ Should they be?

The 48-hour challenge is a “game” said to have originated in the U.K., encouraging teens to go missing for up to two days to score “points.” But it may be a hoax.

October 24, 2017

Preparing students for a professional future we can’t predict – Trusted

Rapidly changing technology is shifting the economy and the workforce. Here’s how schools can make sure students are prepared for what’s next.

October 24, 2017

When it comes to bullying, adults have a role to play, too – Trusted

While anti-bullying campaigns have traditionally focused on student behavior, some school leaders are creating programs intended for parents.

October 23, 2017

Huge growth in mobile usage by US kids | WARC

SAN FRANCISCO: American children aged eight and under now spend 48 minutes a day on mobile devices, up from just five minutes in 2011, a new report has found.

October 23, 2017

Time children spend on mobile devices has tripled in four years

Six years ago only 52 percent of families with children 8 and under had a mobile device in the home, compared to 98 percent in 2017.

October 19, 2017

What You Need to Know About Sexploitation, a Scary New Online Crime

It’s way more common than you think.