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Raising Digital Families For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-48510-1
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360 pages
April 2013
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Introduction 1

Part I: Living in the Digital Age 7

Chapter 1: Meeting the Digital Family 9

Chapter 2: Creating a Digital Family Policy 17

Chapter 3: Putting Safety First 33

Chapter 4: Displaying Online Etiquette 65

Chapter 5: Knowing Where Kids Are Turning On and Tuning In 75

Part II: Navigating the Digital World Kids Live In  83

Chapter 6: Decoding Gaming 85

Chapter 7: Preparing Kids for Online Chats 107

Chapter 8: Search Engines, Image Search Results, and Sponsored Links 121

Chapter 9: Becoming Aware of Online Advertising 141

Chapter 10: Talking to Your Kids about Cyberbullying 159

Part III: Grasping Social Media’s Effect on Your Family 171

Chapter 11: Introducing Social Networking for Children 173

Chapter 12: Helping Kids Use Adult Social Networks 183

Chapter 13: Searching and Sharing Safely on YouTube 209

Chapter 14: Blogging, Creating, and Conducting Business Online for Kids 225

Part IV: Left to Their Own Devices 247

Chapter 15: Handheld Gaming 249

Chapter 16: Exploring Tablets for Kids 257

Chapter 17: Being Smart with Mobile Phones 267

Part V: Utilizing Online Family Resources 285

Chapter 18: Reading, ’Riting, ’Rithmetic — Online? 287

Chapter 19: Managing Your Family with Digital Resources 299

Part VI: The Part of Tens 305

Chapter 20: Ten Quick Tips for Parents 307

Chapter 21: Ten Social Networks for Kids 311

Chapter 22: Ten Other Places Your Kids Might Be Online 317

Index 325

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