Parenting in the Digital World

A Step-By-Step Guide to Internet Safety

Author: Clayton Cranford

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781974552542

Category:

Page: 102

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The second edition includes updated parental control guides on all the devices your child is using, and new chapters on critical online safety issues: How to talk to your child about pornography, threats and consequences, how to protect yourself from being hacked, and how to create a culture of safety and accountability in your home. Parenting in the Digital World is brilliantly organized, easy to follow, and offers screen shots and step-by-step instructions on how to manage the privacy settings on different operating systems and applications. The overview of the most popular apps being used today will be an important eye-opener for many caring adults. Knowledge is power and I am delighted to recommend this empowering book! Together, we can stop crimes against children. Be Brave. -Erin Runnion, Founder of The Joyful Child Foundation Digital Safety is a critical skill that mandates up to date knowledge and third party expertise. Clay Cranford brilliantly delivers both as the Safety Cop. Parenting in the Digital World is a must read for every parent and adult that has the privilege of supporting the success of twenty-first century kids. -Mama Marlaine, Founder Parenting 2.0 "Clay Cranford has done it-provided a handbook to put us, as both parents and educators, one step ahead of our digital teens/tweens. This book provides step by step visuals to help every adult set up privacy settings on every device that is both in our homes and on our teens." -Amy Hemphill, Computer Literacy Educator This book answers the number one question parents of digital kids have today, "How Can I Keep My Child Safe Online?" Parenting in a Digital World is an indispensable guide that should live on the nightstand of every parent raising kids today. -Diana Graber, Co-Founder, Cyberwise.org and Founder, CyberCivics.com Parenting in the Digital World is written by Clayton Cranford, the nation's leading law enforcement educator on social media and online safety for children and recipient of the 2015 National Bullying Prevention Award. This easy step-by-step guide will show parents how to create a safe environment on the Internet, social networking apps, and on their children's favorite game consoles. Parenting in the Digital World will include: Step-by-step instructions for enabling all of the hidden settings in your computers, mobile devices, and game consoles to make them safe and secure. - Safety settings on the latest operating systems and game consoles: Windows 8.1, Mac OSX, Apple mobile iOS, Android mobile OS, Xbox 360 & One, and Playstation 4. - Latest and most popular apps for teens rated: What they do, their problems, and if they are safe for children. - A guide to bringing sanity back to your child's digital world by showing parents how to successfully limit "screen time" in their homes. - How to start a conversation about appropriate use of mobile devices and the Internet. - A copy of the Cyber Safety Cop's Internet & Mobile Device Usage Contract. - Steps to successfully dealing with a cyberbullying incident.

The Parent's Guide to Texting, Facebook, and Social Media

Understanding the Benefits and Dangers of Parenting in a Digital World

Author: Shawn Marie Edgington

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781934812976

Category: Reference

Page: 188

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The parent's guide provides awareness, solutions, and preventative resources to keep your children safe and secure online--P. [4] of cover.

Nordic Contributions in IS Research

6th Scandinavian Conference on Information Systems, SCIS 2015, Oulu, Finland, August 9-12, 2015, Proceedings

Author: Harri Oinas-Kukkonen,Netta Iivari,Kari Kuutti,Anssi Öörni,Mikko Rajanen

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319217836

Category: Computers

Page: 253

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This book contains the refereed proceedings of the 6th Scandinavian Conference on Information Systems, SCIS 2015, held in Oulu, Finland, in August 2015. The theme for this book as well as for the conference is “Design for, with, and by Users.” This theme has characterized information systems research already for decades, and it is still a vibrant topic, especially so within the Scandinavian tradition. The 16 full papers accepted for SCIS 2015 were selected from 44 submissions. In addition, two keynote extended abstracts and one keynote paper are included.

Raising Children in a Digital Age

Enjoying the best, avoiding the worst

Author: Bex Lewis

Publisher: Lion Books

ISBN: 0745957552

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 256

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Twitter, Facebook, blogging, chat rooms, email, the internet and beyond - for most parents, teachers and youth workers, getting to grips with new technology is a bit of a challenge. But keeping children safe is a much bigger one. As technology changes, and young people grasp it faster than the older generations do, it can be a real struggle to know what to do to help, equip and defend. Dr Bex Lewis is an expert in new technology. She knows how it works, what to do and where to go for the latest information. It is rarely possible to keep young people away from new technology, nor is it wise. This book will enable parents, teachers and youth workers to give young people the equipment they need to get the best out of new technology and to avoid the dangers. For more information visit www.lionhudson.com/drbex

Working with Trauma-Exposed Children and Adolescents

Evidence-Based and Age-Appropriate Practices

Author: Joanna Pozzulo,Craig Bennell

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0429750706

Category: Psychology

Page: 332

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Far too often, children and youth experience trauma, from rare events such as mass shootings, terrorism attacks, and school lockdowns, to very common occurrences such as bullying, exposure to drugs and alcohol, or various mental health issues. They can experience these events both directly and indirectly (from surfing the internet, watching television, or through their friends). Our children spend a large portion of their day at school interacting with other students, teachers, and school personnel, where these topics are raised and discussed. This edited volume addresses how our teachers and school personnel can help students deal with these potentially traumatic events to reach the most positive possible outcomes. This collection brings together leading experts, including academics and professionals working in the field, to provide the most current evidence-based practices on how to help students who may have experienced or witnessed trauma. It presents research and advice on how to respond to traumatic events regarding bullying; drugs and alcohol; sexual abuse; mental health; lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) safety; stranger danger; childhood disruptive behaviors; school shootings and lockdowns; and terrorism. It also includes a chapter focused on how to implement a school safety program. Schools cannot deal with these issues alone; effective strategies must engage family members and the broader community. Hence, the collection includes a chapter on how schools can partner with families and the communities they reside in to bring about positive change. All this work pays close attention to cultural and religious sensitivity, socio-economic variabilities, diversity issues, and developmental stages.

Logged on and Tuned Out

A Nontechie's Guide to Parenting a Tech-savvy Generation

Author: Vicki Courtney

Publisher: B&H Publishing Group

ISBN: 0805446656

Category: Computers

Page: 197

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Presents a wake-up call for parents on how their children can have access to the world from many gadgets that are in the home, and offers information for low-tech parents.

Media Moms & Digital Dads

A Fact-Not-Fear Approach to Parenting in the Digital Age

Author: Yalda Uhls

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351861387

Category: Psychology

Page: 240

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Is social media ruining our kids? How much Internet activity is too much? What do FOMO (Fear of Missing Out), sexting, and selfies mean for teens? Are you curious about what research says about how media and technology are affecting childhood? Supported by academic research focused on technology, Media Moms & Digital Dads breaks down complex issues in a friendly, accessible fashion, making it a highly useful and, ultimately, reassuring read for anyone who worries about the impact that media might be having on young minds. Each chapter delves into a different issue related to kids and media so parents can easily find their particular issue of concern. Dr. Uhls ends each chapter with quick takeaways, in the form of tips and guidance for parents. Dr. Uhls' expertise as a former Hollywood film executive and as a current expert on child development and the media gives her a unique and important perspective. As a trained scientist she understands the myriad studies conducted by researchers, and as a mom of digital teens, she knows what actually works and can relate to the reality of being a parent in the 21st century. Dr. Uhls also describes the primary research she conducted at UCLA, including whether extensive screen time impacts non-verbal emotional understanding, which has been covered in the New York Times, Time magazine, and on National Public Radio. There are few more important issues for parents today than helping children safely navigate the digital world in which we live, a world that provides immense opportunity for learning and connecting yet also puts kids in a position to make mistakes and even cause harm. Knowing what the facts are and when and how to get involved is perhaps one of the most challenging aspects of modern parenting. Media Moms & Digital Dads offers parents reassuring and fact-based guidance on how best to manage screens and media for their children.

Die Vernetzung der Welt

Ein Blick in unsere Zukunft

Author: Eric Schmidt,Jared Cohen

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3644030618

Category: Political Science

Page: 448

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Welche Konsequenzen wird es haben, wenn in Zukunft die überwiegende Mehrheit der Weltbevölkerung online ist? Wenn Informationstechnologien so allgegenwärtig sind wie Elektrizität? Was bedeutet das für die Politik, die Wirtschaft – und für uns selbst? Diese Fragen beantwortet ein außergewöhnliches Autorenduo: Eric Schmidt, der Mann, der Google zu einem Weltunternehmen gemacht hat, und Jared Cohen, ehemaliger Berater von Hillary Clinton und Condoleezza Rice und jetzt Chef von Googles Denkfabrik. In diesem aufregenden Buch führen sie uns die Chancen und Gefahren jener eng vernetzten Welt vor Augen, die die meisten von uns noch erleben werden. Es ist die sehr konkrete Vision einer Zukunft, die bereits begonnen hat. Und ein engagiertes Plädoyer dafür, sie jetzt zu gestalten – weil Technologie der leitenden Hand des Menschen bedarf, um Positives zu bewirken.

The Ultimate Guide to College Safety

How to Protect Your Child from Online & Offline Threats to Their Personal Safety at College & Around Campus

Author: Peter J. Canavan

Publisher: PJC Services, LLC

ISBN: 1644408740

Category: Study Aids

Page: 242

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New college students are led to believe that sharing personal information and freely expressing their opinions on social media is expected and their right to free speech. What they fail to understand is that any information they reveal may be used to steal their identity, prevent them from being hired and possibly even get them hurt or killed. It is well known that college is a time for learning, experiencing and growing as a person...but it is little understood that it is also the point in time when students form relationships, political beliefs, attitudes, and habits that will shape them for the rest of their lives. The influence of their friends, teachers and the social and political climate on campus are huge factors in their development - both good and bad. Understanding and learning can help parents assist their sons and daughters avoid future pitfalls and grow up to be successful, productive members of society. There is nothing more important than your personal safety and the safety of your family. Safety has become the highest priority for students, parents, educators and administrators. However, the educational tools and reference guides that contain this essential information for them is lacking since most safety material focuses on the school itself and public safety professionals, not the individual. Today's college students face threats to their personal safety that generations before did not have to deal with. New problems exist in both the digital world and the physical world, and can be harmful or even deadly. Thinking a problem won't happen to you will not make it any less likely. The solution is to be aware of what threats exist, learn how to protect yourself, and know what steps to take should a problem arise to you or around you. You can give your child the most comprehensive resource ever compiled about how to stay safe in both the physical world and digital world. This will help ensure that students are made aware of the various threats to their personal safety that exist both online and offline so they will ultimately be safer during their college years and beyond. The author has worked as an information technology consultant since 1995, a self-defense instructor for over 20 years, and is a former university public safety professional. He is fully qualified to educate students and others based on decades of knowledge that has been distilled into this comprehensive book. Topics include: defining safety concerns safety awareness establishing personal boundaries routines & comfort zones problem roommate(s) bullying, cyberbullying & hazing the dangers of mixing alcohol and energy drinks cyber-security & online safety social media & cell phone safety phishing scams & identity theft active shooter preparedness & defensive actions viruses, malware and ransomware physical threat self-defense / safe dating / sexual harassment alcohol, drugs and prescription medication abuse party, bar & club safety caffeine and energy drinks travel safety - both on campus and semesters abroad credit card and ATM safety dorm room safety - fires, electrical, cooking, outside threats personal safety alarms and apps building confidence & developing a never quit attitude health, fitness, nutrition & hygiene Get the next best thing to being there for your child when they are away from home and your protection.

Help Your Kids with Computer Science

Author: Dorling Kindersley, Inc.

Publisher: DK

ISBN: 9781465473608

Category: Computers

Page: 256

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A clear, visual guide to the technical, societal, and cultural aspects of computers and social media, using step-by-step diagrams and graphics to explore how kids can get the most from computers while staying safe. Covering everything from data to digital life, from computer coding to cyber attacks, this unique guide gives parents and kids the most up-to-date and comprehensive facts and information in a visually appealing way. It examines the technical aspects of computers, such as how they function, the latest digital devices and software, and how the Internet works. It also builds the confidence of parents and kids when facing challenges such as staying safe online, digital etiquette, and how to navigate the potential pitfalls of social media. Jargon-free language helps to explain difficult and potentially dread-inducing concepts such as hacking, Bitcoin, and malware, while colorful graphics help make learning about the world of computer science exciting. For those who want to make the most out of the digital world, Help Your Kids with Computer Science is the perfect platform to discover more.

Starke Mütter, starke Söhne

Wie Mütter ihre Söhne zu außergewöhnlichen Männern erziehen

Author: Meg Meeker

Publisher: MVG Verlag

ISBN: 3864157218

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 352

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Die Verbindung von Mutter und Sohn ist die zentrale Beziehung im Leben eines Jungen. Sie hat einen bedeutenden Einfluss auf die Entwicklung vom Kind zum Mann. Dennoch verläuft die Beziehung zwischen Mutter und Sohn nicht immer konfliktfrei. Dabei kann gerade eine gesunde, enge und liebevolle Bindung den Jungen helfen, sich in einem von Frauen dominierten Bildungssystem zu orientieren und ihren Platz in der Welt zu finden. Dr. Meg Meeker zeigt anhand von Fallbeispielen, wie Mütter eine besonders glückliche und emotional intakte Beziehung zu ihren Söhnen aufbauen können, unabhängig davon, in welchem Alter sich die Jungen befinden. In diesem Buch gibt die Autorin ihre Erfahrungen aus 25 Jahren als Kinderärztin, Familienberaterin und Mutter weiter und enthüllt diverse Tricks und Erziehungsregeln, mit denen Söhne zu glücklichen, erfolgreichen Männern erzogen werden können.

Die nackte Sonne

Roman

Author: Isaac Asimov

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641132088

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

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Mordermittlungen auf einer fremden Welt Zu Beginn des 30. Jahrhunderts ist die Menschheit gespalten: Die einen leben auf der Erde, zusammengepfercht unter riesigen Kuppeln, die anderen – die sogenannten „Spacer“ – haben sich auf fremden Planeten niedergelassen. Doch mit der räumlichen Trennung entwickeln sich auch ganz unterschiedliche Weltanschauungen und Gesellschaftsstrukturen. Das erlebt Ermittler Elijah Baley am eigenen Leib, als er nach Solaria geschickt wird, um zusammen mit seinem alten Partner R. Daneel Olivaw den Mord einem Wissenschaftler aufzuklären. Solarias gesellschaftliche Ordnung unterscheidet sich gravierend von der auf der Erde: persönlicher Kontakt unter Menschen ist verpönt und es gibt wesentlich mehr Roboter als Menschen. Doch am meisten zu kämpfen hat Baley mit der weiten, offenen Landschaft, deren Anblick er als Bewohner der irdischen Kuppelstädte nicht gewohnt ist ...

Das glücklichste Kleinkind der Welt

Wie Sie Ihr Kind liebevoll durch die Trotzphase begleiten

Author: Harvey Karp

Publisher: Goldmann Verlag

ISBN: 3641170133

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 384

View: 1968

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Für Eltern, Großeltern, Erzieher und Tagesmütter »Die Welt vom einzigartigen Standpunkt unserer Kinder aus betrachten ...« Mit Dr. Harvey Karp können Eltern die Zeit zwischen dem ersten und vierten Lebensjahr eines Kindes genießen. Um Kleinkinder liebevoll zu erziehen, muss man ihre Art des Denkens und Begreifens verstehen lernen. Wutausbrüche, Geschrei und Trotzanfälle gehören dann bald der Vergangenheit an. Das Ergebnis: zufriedene Eltern und glückliche Kleinkinder. Die Ergänzung zu »Das glücklichste Baby der Welt«.

E-Parenting

Keeping Up with Your Tech-Savvy Kids

Author: Sharon Cindrich

Publisher: Random House Reference

ISBN: 9780375721656

Category: Computers

Page: 219

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A guide for technology-challenged parents explains how to use the latest in high-tech devices--including the Internet, cell phones, digital cameras, and GPS systems--and parental control features to enhance their children's safety.

Digitale Demenz - Wie wir uns und unsere Kinder um den Verstand bringen

Ein Beitrag aus Querdenken 2014

Author: Manfred Spitzer

Publisher: Knaur eBook

ISBN: 3426423723

Category: Science

Page: 20

View: 1983

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Aktuelle Erkenntnisse aus Politik, Wirtschaft und Wissenschaft - Ein Denkanstoß aus dem Jahrbuch »Querdenken 2014« Was wir früher einfach mit dem Kopf gemacht haben, wird heute von Computern, Smartphones, Organizern und Navis erledigt. Das birgt immense Gefahren, so der renommierte Gehirnforscher Manfred Spitzer.

Leitfaden für Faule Eltern

Author: Tom Hodgkinson

Publisher: Kein & Aber AG

ISBN: 395403042X

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 318

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Kindererziehung gilt als mühselig, kompliziert und teuer. Straffe Stundenpläne, Leistungstests, teure Freizeitaktivitäten und jede Menge Kommerz bringen schon früh eine ungesunde Dosis Stress und Arbeitsethos in das Leben unserer Kinder. Zugleich haben die angestrengten Eltern paradoxerweise das Gefühl, dass sie noch mehr leisten müssten, um die Last der Elternschaft schultern und ihren Kindern etwas bieten zu können. Aber wo sind Kreativität, Spiel und Selbstvertrauen geblieben? In seinem Erziehungsratgeber der anderen Art zeigt Tom Hodgkinson neue Wege zu einer lustvollen Erziehung auf. Unabhängige Kinder und glückliche Eltern, darauf kommt es ihm an. Er fordert uns auf, den Kindern Verantwortung zu übertragen und den Dingen Ihren Lauf zu lassen, anstatt Freizeitspaß teuer einzukaufen. Hodgkinson ignoriert alle modernen Erziehungsratgeber, er lernt stattdessen aus eigenen Fehlern und befragt die großen Denker aus geistvolleren Zeiten, unter ihnen Rousseau, Locke und Lawrence. Und so ist »Leitfaden für faule Eltern« keine Bedienungsanleitung, sondern eine inspirierende Sammlung von Reflexionen über die Frage, wie wir gemeinsam mit unseren Kindern das Leben genießen können.

Die rote Pyramide

Author: Rick Riordan

Publisher: CARLSEN Verlag

ISBN: 3646921862

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 608

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Ins Museum? An Heiligabend? Bescheuerte Idee, findet Sadie. Sie sieht ihren Vater, den Ägyptologen Dr. Julius Kane, doch eh nur zwei Mal im Jahr und dann so was! Aber Sadie und ihr Bruder Carter merken schnell, dass es ihrem Vater nicht um verstaubte Sarkophage geht – er will den Gott Osiris beschwören! Das geht allerdings schief und stattdessen wird er von einer glutroten Gestalt entführt. Sadie und Carter müssen es mit der gesamten ägyptischen Götterwelt aufnehmen, um ihren Vater zu befreien. Die ganze Serie über die Kane-Geschwister: Die Kane-Chroniken – Die rote Pyramide (Band 1) Die Kane-Chroniken – Der Feuerthron (Band 2) Die Kane-Chroniken – Der Schatten der Schlange (Band 3) Percy Jackson – Auf Monsterjagd mit den Geschwistern Kane (Sonderband)