Teaching Kids to Be Digitally Literate

Teaching Kids to Be Digitally Literate

“If your idea of teaching kids to be digitally savvy means showing them how to avoid phishing scams, create unbreakable passwords and stay off pornographic websites — then experts say you’ve got a lot to learn.” That’s the lead paragraph in the...
Safeguards for Using Technology

Safeguards for Using Technology

The Church booklet Safeguards for Using Technology is used to train missionaries on the appropriate use of technology. This booklet is now available for parents to use in teaching their children how to be safe with technology. You can order a printed copy or find it...
New Covenant Eyes App for iPhone & iPad

New Covenant Eyes App for iPhone & iPad

Did your child get a new phone or tablet this Christmas? Do you know what is accessible on that device? Accountability is the key to avoiding pornography and teaching our children how to thrive in the digital age. I have written before about Covenant Eyes, a...
Social Media Discussed at LDS General Conference

Social Media Discussed at LDS General Conference

Several speakers at the October 2017 LDS general conference mentioned the use of social media. They spoke about the incomparable potential for both good and bad. Used effectively, social media can be a great way to communicate and share goodness. But overused or used...
Preserving Your Digital Memories

Preserving Your Digital Memories

In today’s digital age, photos, videos, and other records are digital. In the past, we worried about paper photographs and home movie films fading over time. But today, the biggest threat is losing the digital bits and bytes that make up these precious files. My...
Elder Stevenson Urges Use of Technology to Spread Gospel

Elder Stevenson Urges Use of Technology to Spread Gospel

“May each of you have the courage to blog, pin, like, share, post, friend, tweet, snap, and swipe up in a way that will glorify, honor, and respect the will of our loving Heavenly Father and bring a knowledge of the Savior to your family, loved ones, and friends,”...
Parental Settings for Online and Social Accounts

Parental Settings for Online and Social Accounts

Did you know that about 90% of children by age 16 have seen pornography online—and most while doing their homework? Many parents aren’t aware how easy it is for their children to accidentally see inappropriate things online. This article includes videos to show...
Phishing

Phishing

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month—time to focus on safer ways to shop, search, socialize, and do everything else online. Throughout the month I’ve been posting articles to remind you of best practices for online activities. Phishing is when...
Staying Safe on Social Networks

Staying Safe on Social Networks

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month—time to focus on safer ways to shop, search, socialize, and do everything else online. Throughout the month I’ll post articles to remind you of best practices for online activities. Facebook, Twitter, Google+,...
The Basic Steps to Online Safety and Security

The Basic Steps to Online Safety and Security

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month—time to focus on safer ways to shop, search, socialize, and do everything else online. Throughout the month I’ll post articles to remind you of best practices for online activities. The infographic below is from...
Staying Safe Online

Staying Safe Online

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month—time to focus on safer ways to shop, search, socialize, and do everything else online. Throughout the month I’ll post articles to remind you of best practices for online activities. The...
Online Password Safety

Online Password Safety

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month—time to focus on safer ways to shop, search, socialize, and do everything else online. Throughout the month I’ll post articles to remind you of best practices for online activities. This article reviews safe...

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