Kids begin consuming digital media early, at home and in school. Here’s how parents can foster good online practices.

Tablets, smartphones and other digital devices are part of the modern classroom and social scene. But – as with any tool – training, practice and positive modeling are needed for elementary and middle school children to realize the benefits of technology and minimize the risks.

Here are some healthy strategies for parents to guide their elementary and middle schoolers as they navigate modern digital media at home and school.

-Set Limits Together

-Set an Example

-Inspire Curiosity and Conversation

-Address the Digital Footprint

-Make It Age-Appropriate

-Teach How to Identify Credible Sources

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July 19, 2021