Family Tech Talk
Does your child own a smartphone, tablet or gaming device? According to Parenting.com, with the explosion of internet technology, kids 9 and younger are on their devices over 3 hours/day. 3 out of 5 parents worry about exposure or access to inappropriate content and 40% of parents worry strangers might contact their children online. Surprisingly, many parents have not set up controls to monitor digital safety, screen time and good digital citizenship practices for their child/ren.
Parental Controls allow you to...
- Set time limits
- Track screen time
- Track your child’s location
- Track your child’s internet search history
- Block websites
- Filter Content
- Manage access to WiFi
Follow the article links to learn how to put parental controls on all your children’s devices - Android devices, iOS phones & tablets, and gaming devices, as well as tips for Digital Citizenship in order to keep your children safe on the Internet:
Digital Citizenship Resources for Home (2020)
Parents Ultimate Guide to Parental Controls (2020): https://www.commonsensemedia.org/blog/parents-ultimate-guide-to-parental-controls
A Guide to Parental Controls by Device (2019): https://www.parents.com/parenting/better-parenting/advice/a-guide-to-parental-controls-by-device/
How to Set Parental Controls on All Your Devices (2018): https://www.pandasecurity.com/mediacenter/panda-security/parental-control/