Children and Media – top tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics

Children and Media – top tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics

Nov 19, 2015

We recently came across this article published by the American Academy of Pediatrics to assist parents teach their kids digital citizenship.  You can read the article here:     Share...

Tips for healthy game play

Tips for healthy game play

Sep 4, 2015

Recently, the Australian Council on Children and the Media worked with Professor Leon Straker and Dr Wayne Warburton to pull together a  great fact sheet offering 10 tips for healthy game play.  You can download the fact sheet directly from their website and check out some of the other parent guides they offer. Share...

#GameOn: new Cybersmart short film launches nationally: Cybersmart

#GameOn: new Cybersmart short film launches nationally: Cybersmart

Oct 17, 2014

Yesterday the Australian Communications and Media Authority’s Cybersmart program premiered its new cybersafety videos, #GameOn, simultaneously across classrooms Australia-wide. It is the first coordinated virtual launch for school students via state education departments’ ‘virtual classroom’ platforms and the Cybersmart website. #GameOn is a series five...

Telstra Report – Addressing the Cyber Safety Challenge. From risk to resilience

Telstra Report – Addressing the Cyber Safety Challenge.  From risk to resilience

Jul 17, 2014

Given the fact that almost 90% of Australians use the internet and more than three-quarters of Australians use it more than once per day, Telstra have commissioned a report to explore the unique behaviours that face children, young people, adults, seniors and parents in their online engagements. The reports is titled; Addressing the Cyber Safety Challenge...

Parent’s Chatterbox Series

Parent’s Chatterbox Series

May 29, 2014

We recently came across this video series, called Chatterbox from the Cybersmart people at ACMA.    They provide a great and informal perspective on some of the issues around cybersafety.  The video’s can be accessed at home or on a mobile device.  Check them out here.     Share...

The Modern Parent creates a video game contract for worried parents

The Modern Parent creates a video game contract for worried parents

Mar 18, 2014

The Modern Parent has written an interesting article for all parents that are worried about their kids becoming addicted to video games, and even provides a simple solution in the form of a video game contract.  You can read the article and download the contract here Share...