Raising Digital Families For Dummies, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118485106
  • ISBN-13: 9781118485101
  • DDC: 302.231
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 526 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Raising Digital Families For Dummies will help parents better understand the myriad of technology used by their children. The book will cover mobile devices, social media, the Internet, and options for tracking and controlling use of this technology. The book will also address how to establish family rules for technology use, and how to best handle situations when rules are broken. The author will also provide information on helpful websites that parents may want to explore for more information on various issues related to technology. The book will cover: Monitoring software for computers and mobile devices Using Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube, etc. How to guide children who want to blog or podcast, as well as guidance for blogging about your family Handling cyberbullies Safe social networks for children Creating a house rules or family code of conduct for all things related to online behavior Deciding where and when children can access computers and mobile devices What to do when a child has disobeyed the rules

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Author.
Author's Acknowledgments.
Contents at a Glance.
Table of Contents.
1: Introduction.
2: Living in the Digital Age.
3: Meeting the Digital Family.
4: Creating a Digital Family Policy.
5: Putting Safety First.
6: Displaying Online Etiquette.
7: Knowing Where Kids Are Turning on and Tuning In.
8: Navigating the Digital World Kids Live In.
9: Decoding Gaming.
10: Preparing Kids for Online Chats.
11: Search Engines, Image Search Results, and Sponsored Links.
12: Becoming Aware of Online Advertising.
13: Talking to Your Kids about Cyberbullying.
14: Grasping Social Media's Effect on Your Family.
15: Introducing Social Networking for Children.
16: Helping Kids Use Adult Social Networks.
17: Searching and Sharing Safely on YouTube.
18: Blogging, Creating, and Conducting Business Online for Kids.
19: Left to Their Own Devices.
20: Handheld Gaming.
21: Exploring Tablets for Kids.
22: Being Smart with Mobile Phones.
23: Utilizing Online Family Resources.
24: Reading, ′Riting, ′Rithmetic—Online?.
25: Managing Your Family with Digital Resources.
26: The Part of Tens.
27: Ten Quick Tips for Parents.
28: Ten Social Networks for Kids.
29: Ten Other Places Your Kids Might Be Online.