Tools to Protect and Raise Digital Learners

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April 25, 2014
Raising a "digital native" can be a double-edged sword. Web and mobile technologies offer incredible amounts of access and interactivity. Some of it good, some of it bad. So how can we protect our little learners? This set of tools may help.

uKnowKids :
Parents can monitor their children's social media and mobile usage to get a better sense of their social connections.

Watch this video to learn more about uKnowKids

 This is a platform that  allows you to curate and access websites and articles curated by other teachers. Watch this video to learn more about Learnist

This non-profit wiki-like service contains online videos reviewed and approved by teachers for teachers.
Watch this video to learn more about WatchKnowLearn

Parents can limit their children's iPhone usage with this time tracker. Extra time can be awarded for good behaviour too.
 This web browser for iPads includes K-12-safe content filtering, no personal data tracking, and allows Flash videos.
Watch this video to learn more about Rover

Here is a collection  curated by Director of Instructional Technology Lisa Prescott and features several other great tools.

This collection is curated by Apple Distinguished Educator Glenda Stewart-Smith.

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