Social Media and Technology

Article from The Atlantic: Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

Today Show: Apps for Kids that Parents Need to Know About

Teenagers' sleep quality and mental health at risk over late-night mobile phone use

Click the image to the left to access the Family Dinner Project, which focusses on technology at the dinner table. The site links Common Sense Media's #DeviceFreeDinner project. 

Click the image to the right to access the Common Sense Media, which empowers parents, teachers, and policymakers by providing unbiased information, trusted advice, and innovative tools to help them harness the power of media and technology as a positive force in all kids’ lives.

Connect Safely is a Silicon Valley, Calif.-based nonprofit organization dedicated to educating users of connected technology about safety, privacy and security. Here you’ll find research-based safety tips, parents’ guidebooks, advice, news and commentary on all aspects of tech use and policy. While there, check out their Cyberbullying Guide

Click the image to the right to access StopBullying.gov which is a Federal Government non-profit with a plethora of bullying and cyberbullying resources. 

Rude Vs. Mean Vs. Bullying:

Defining The Differences