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How can I stay educated about my child's digital world?

Michele Borba
Psychology
Keeping abreast with what is new in technology and what our kids are into will certainly increase our chances of raising our Net Generation so they grow to be physically and emotionally healthy as well as web savvy. Here are just a few ways:
  • Read the directions on each new digital purchase
  • Have discussions with other parents about our children's digital world
  • Attend workshops offered by your child's school or the local police department
  • Assess reports about the digital world in the news or online regularly
  • Ask your kids to teach you how to use the new digital device
  • Sit down and watch or play that computer game with your child so you know what your child is watching or playing
  • Learn to use what your child is using
  • Be where your child is both online and off
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