Author: Larry Magid

What parents need to know about Facebook Messenger Kids

December 6, 2017

Messenger Kids, announced Monday, isn’t exactly an education app, but it’s tailored to give kids 6 to 12 the ability to engage in conversations as well as exchange messages, videos and images with parent-approved friends and family.

Safe holiday online shopping tips

November 27, 2017

One of the biggest obstacles to online shopping is the fear of fraud or a security scam and that can be an issue regardless of whether you’re shopping from a web

The Parent’s Guide to Educational Technology

November 14, 2017

By Kerry Gallagher, J.D., and Larry Magid, Ed.D. Click Here For Full Guide (PDF) We all know children use devices like smartphones, tablets, Chromebooks, and laptops at

2020 Vision: The future of online safety

November 14, 2017

by Larry Magid This post first appeared on Forbes.com The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) convenes its annual conference on Thursday, when internet safety experts from
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