Parents Urged to Update their Computer Skills

I came across this article about the need for parents to sharpen their computer skills and it got me thinking. We devote lots of our time to skilling up students and teachers but not so much for parents. Are we leaving them behind? And what are the implications if we are? "Homework becomes the time for self-directed discovery in exciting online worlds, where students can collaborate via the internet with real [...]

Online Safety: Sharing Personal Information

Talking to kids about staying safe online can be a tricky one.  Today's young people have an unprecedented level of opportunity to engage with information, activity, and each other in an online environment - an environment that is often only sparsely populated with adults for guidance and supervision.  Because of this, talking to kids about how they conduct themselves online can be a bit of a minefield - low adult participation [...]