We live in an age where some people record and stream almost every element of their lives. The term vlogging ,which is essentially videoing your every day life is becoming increasingly popular among those in their late teens and early 20’s. Being exposed to the live element of the online world can start a lot […]
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Managing the Storm that is Screentime!
As storm Lorenzo tracks towards Ireland, our blog this week looks at ways to tackle the ever-popular topic of screentime. The cause of stormy waters in many homes around the County! The reality is that in this digital age screens are everywhere. Children could potentially be spending time looking at a screen from the time […]
Tips for Raising Digitally Literate Kids
One of the core principals of our work at Zeeko is to help kids to become good digital citizens, in other words to develop the skills to make smart choices when they are online and to know how to be savvy when they are operating in the digital world. These skills can also be […]
Helping Teens to Safely Navigate Social Media!
One of the huge concerns for parents and teachers is the amount of time that that teens are spending on social media. However, it’s not only the amount of time but also the type of information that they are being exposed to that is of concern. How can you help the teenagers in your […]
Teens and Social Media: Self-Expression and Staying Safe
It’s likely that if you are currently parenting a teenager you are among the first generation of parents to be negotiating the uncharted territory of digital parenting. Communicating using social media is a relatively new phenomenon and is certainly something that many parents do not have direct personal experience of from their own childhoods. […]