There are plenty of tools out there to keep every member of the family engaged during this period when many of us are staying at home. In fact, for some of us, we’re experiencing the opposite of social isolation — having virtual meals with friends and extended family, playing online games and, of course chatting by phone and video. In this ConnectSafely podcast (and now on video tool), ConnectSafely CEO Larry Magid and K-12 Education Director Kerry Gallagher talk about how parents, educators, kids and every one can make the best of what is clearly a bad situation.
CBS News Technology Analyst and ConnectSafely.org CEO Larry Magid chats with Kerry Gallagher about tips for parenting and educating kids at home while you’re potentially working at home. Kerry is K12 Education Director at ConnectSafely and the Assistant Principal for Learning at St. Johns Prep in Danvers, Mass.
Larry Magid and Kerry Gallagher speak with Laurie Campbell and Jessica Tintsman about their research on bullying and cyberbullying based on school district policies.
Larry Magid and Kerry Gallagher speak with teens from the Amanda Forum about teen dating violence.
Larry Magid and Kerry Gallagher speak with Laura Higgins, Director of Digital Civility at Roblox.
ConnectSafely CEO Larry Magid and educator and ConnectSafely K-12 Education Director Kerry Gallagher talk about their use of the Facebook Portal as well as other smart displays and speakers. There are privacy and safety implications, but they can be managed.
Summer is almost here, which means that kids will be out of school. While that means that they do have more time to use their devices, it’s also time for fresh air, exercise and—for many—family vacations. In this episode, ConnectSafely CEO Larry Magid and ConnectSafely K-12 Education Director Kerry Gallagher talk about how parents can help their kids achieve a balance between tech and low-tech activities during their summer break.
ConnectSafely CEO Larry Magid and ConnectSafely K-12 Education Director Kerry Gallagher talk about how adults can support youth who have been affected by bullying. Why do some kids have a horrible time after being bullied while others are able to bounce back? The answer lies, in part, with resilience, but also on support from adults and other upstanders.
ConnectSafely CEO Larry Magid and Donna Rice Hughes discuss on public wi-fi, fake news, and how the incoming administration can approach online safety.
Larry speaks with Shireen Mitchell (@DigitalSista) about women of color and tech and as consumers and potential tech workers.
ConnectSafely CEO Larry Magid speaks with Pew Research Center’s Amanda Lenhart about her research that found that 47% of survey respondents experienced online harassment, with some important differences based on gender and sexual orientation.
Jules Polonetsky and Stacy Gray talk about the Future of Privacy Forum’s research into the joys and risks of interactive toys.
ConnectSafely CEO Larry Magid speaks with Paige Hanson of LifeLock about safe holiday shopping and LifeLock’s work with the National PTA’s SmartTalk program.
More from IBPA: ConnectSafely CEO Larry Magid interviews Jennifer Vandermolen about the play, “You Make a Difference: No More Bullying!”
ConnectSafely CEO Larry Magid is at International Bullying Prevention Conference where he’s talking with Washington State Schools’ Mike Donlin about school and digital safety. “Things are not as bad as you think. But they’re also not as good as we’d like them to be.”
Nicholas Carlisle of NoBully.org talks bullying and more.
Just about everyone uses W-Fi these days, whether at home or on the go. But, says Larry’s guest AVG Technologies’ Senior Security Analyst Tony Anscombe, public Wi-Fi networks can be very insecure, especially if there is any doubt as to whose network you’re on. In this lively conversation, Tony and Larry talk about how to use Wi-Fi safety, how to employ a virtual private network (VPN) for further protection, why your cellular connection is more secure than Wi-Fi and even the dangers of people, literally, looking over your shoulder as you work.
ConnectSafely CEO Larry Magid speaks with Michelle Ciulla Lipkin, Executive Director of the National Association for Media Literacy Education about the need for education, the election and Media Literacy Week.
Larry speaks with computer scientist and Stanford University engineering professor David Dill about the risks of electronic voting machines in use today as well as proposed internet voting election hacking. Dr. Dill is a leading opponent of electronic voting and, as he says in this lively discussion, he worries not only about the possibility of fraud or error but of Americans questioning the validity of our elections.
ConnectSafely CEO and CBS News Tech Analyst Larry Magid speaks with Michael Kaiser, executive director of the National Cyber Security Alliance, about October’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month and what people can do to help protect themselves and others online.
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