#SID2016: Internet Safety: A Parent’s Guide with @Motherlandnet

Here’s the introduction to a blog post published earlier this morning: To mark Safer Internet Day, Dr Bex Lewis explains how to raise children to be happy, aware and responsible online. For many parents, there is a certain amount of fear attached to the idea that children ‘know’ how to use the internet, that they ‘speak a different language’ which inhibits adult’s engagement with their kids. Terms which have been coined such as ‘digital natives’ or Continue Reading →

[MEDIA] Radio Interviews re @MarthaLaneFox #DimblebyLecture and @NSPCC Report

First thing spotted on the phone this morning – an invitation to comment on Martha Lane-Fox’s statement that we have no choice but to engage with the internet: listen to ‘Pros and Cons of the Internet after #DimblebyLecture for BBC Tees ’ on audioBoom Then there was a Tweet from one of the producers at Radio 5 Live, which resulted in this conversation: listen to ‘Discussing Children, Porn and the Internet with @bbcfivelive’ on audioBoom And Continue Reading →

#DigitalParenting: Safer Internet Day (#SID2014)

Safer Internet Day is tomorrow – look out for lots of good advice flying around the internet, to ensure a more positive experience for all. I’ll be live on Premier Inspirational Breakfast 8-9am tomorrow, and on Steve Wright in the Afternoon at some point in the afternoon. See the teaser video produced by the organisation: Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @MMUBS. Interested in digital Literacy in the third sector. Author of ‘Raising Continue Reading →