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Tech Course Teaching Kids How To Use Technology Safely

I can't count how many times I've been asked by parents, "Do you have a course for kids? Do you have something that I can use to help my child learn?" Until now, we haven't. I'm happy to Introduce you to Family Tech University  an online workshop designed to help you and your kids turn on their internal filters to use technology appropriately. I'll break down the course for you and the things I love here. Use Code CHELSEA15 for a discount on the course for a limited time!!

 

Promotes Connection For Parents And Children

Family Tech University is designed like a "Smart Phone Driver's Ed" addition. While kids take the course on their own, there are lots of teaching and talking moments parents can have with their kids. I appreciate this approach because it helps parents establish the trust that I believe they need to be able to hand over a phone tied to the world without damaging their relationships with them.

Covers A Wide Array Of Topics

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The Secret Ways To Avoid Risks When Kids Face Digital Strangers Online Now

 

One of the biggest questions parents ask in my field of work is "How do I know if my child is talking to a predator? How can I know if they're talking to someone dangerous online?" Law enforcement agencies and experienced parents will teach you that monitoring their tech devices is the only way to know. However, I'm of the approach that a good offense is useless without a good defense. Monitoring your child's devices only goes so far. These are the essential skills parents and children both need to protect themselves from digital online strangers right now.

1. Clearly Define Digital Strangers

Do you even know what an online stranger looks like? How do they act? Where do they hang out? The honest truth is you CAN'T know someone isn't who they say they are just by looking at their profile. It's why law enforcement agencies host sting, spy and covert operations to catch the bad guys.

We must define a digital stranger in black and white for our kids like this:

Digital Stranger...

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