#SID2014: Talking About It with #SteveWright & Others (#DigitalParenting)

Today's been a really interesting day - it's Safer Internet Day, an annual Europe-wide day raising the profile of what can be done to give your child a safer experience online. Yesterday I did a number of pre-records for Real Radio NorthEast, Sun FM, Radio Tees, Radio Newcastle, TV Tyne Tees, none of which I've heard/seen (yet?!). This morning I did a live interview with Radio Newcastle, before spending an enjoyable hour with John and Nage in the Premier Radio…

#DigitalParenting: The Myth of the Digital Native (#SID2014)

The CHILDWISE “Digital Lives” Report of 2010 proudly noted: “Today’s young children are born into a digital world, and have never known a time without the internet affecting all aspects of their daily life.” That may be true, but it tends to be translated into a kind of panic: one step ahead in an area [technology] that has developed so much, as we have become parents and never navigated it before ourselves [as children]. (Parent,…