Research + News | Topic: Parenting

Survey: Parents Would Prefer Ban on Data Tracking in Free School E-mail Services

Parents are concerned, and often unaware of in-school data mining of their children’s information from e-mail service providers. Read the full story here.

Don’t Wait Until Adolescence to Teach Your Kids About Online Abuse

Talk to your children at an early age about proper use of technology and the Internet. Read the article here.

Teen Tracking Apps: Good Parenting or Risky?

In 2014, and with smartphone technology it’s possible to track your children all the time… should we? Read the article here.

Steve Jobs Was a Low-Tech Parent

While some tech parents assign limits based on time, others are much stricter about what their children are allowed to do with screens. Read the article here.

Signs That a Teenager is Hooked on Online Porn: Tips for Parents and Teens

Parents can monitor their children’s online activity by using parental control software or checking their browsing history. Read more here.

Alert! Digital Drama to Watch Out for This School Year

Kids heading into middle school or high school? Common Sense Media hopes parents get clued in to the latest tech tools and trends that might stir up trouble. Read the post here.

Google Children’s Accounts for Gmail, YouTube May Be Coming

Google Inc. is considering allowing online accounts for children under the age of 13 and give their parents control over how the service is used, according to media reports. View the article here.

A Parent’s Ultimate Guide to YouTube

How to enjoy YouTube with your kids without feeling overwhelmed and confused, from Common Sense Media. Read the article here.

Best Practices: Internet Safety for Every Family

Covenant Eyes shares some tips for parents to navigate the Internet with their children. Read the article here.

Who Are Those Distracted Teen Drivers Calling and Texting? Often, Mom or Dad

Up to half of teens talking on cellphones while driving are speaking with their mother or father, according to new research. Read the article here.