Parenting Digital Natives by Dr. Lauretta Justin
Who is a Digital Native? A person born or brought up during the age of digital technology and therefore familiar with computers, portable devices such as smart phones, tablets, the Internet and social media from an early age.
Social media is the new social currency for digital natives. Digital connectivity offers many potential benefits from connecting with peers to accessing educational content. However, many parents are concerned about the behaviors teens engage in online, the people with whom they interact and the personal information they give out.
Parents have long faced the dilemma of when to step back and when to take a more hands-on approach with their kids. Technology has added a new wrinkle to that problem: Today’s parents must navigate how, when and to what extent they oversee their teens’ online and mobile activities. It is our job to protect them in the digital world they live in.
This eBook shows you how to protect your children against current dangers of Social Media and online activies.