Where my husband and I were once intricately involved with our daughters’ junior school, by the time they got to high school all those movie nights and chocolate bar sales seemed a blurred memory of the past.
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Cyberspace is a vast world that has the potential to be used with the best intentions, but also the worst intentions. Dangers that you should be aware of include Internet predators, Sexting, and Hate Sites.
Cell phones and mobile devices require just as much prudence as a computer would; don’t forget that many of the same functions performed on laptops can now be found on cell phones as well.
Your child may not understand the implications of posting on the Internet, or copying a few sentences from a website; simple things such as file or music downloads could be a risk if they are not performed carefully. Ensure that yours is the child who has a commendable digital reputation by reading more.
Despite how many years children spend in school, most children are not taught about how to budget money, which is ironic since the ability to manage money is an essential life skill.
Teacher Sonia Satov provides eight simple but effective ways to cut down on waste, reduce your carbon footprint, and recycle and reuse common products without spending a fortune this Earth Day and year round.
As parents, failure is the thing that scares us most. But failure is the most important teaching tool we have.
The way Jed Goldberg sees it, Earth Day (April 22) is partly a day for reflection.