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- Tech Talk Presentation, Spring 2017
- Best Practices for School-issued iPad Usage
- Optional iPad Insurance Coverage Reference
- Photo-Sharing App Awareness
New Trend: While seemingly innocent on the surface, the latest in hidden photo-sharing apps could potentially cause trouble with our youth down the road, especially in the area of “sexting.”
- Explore all of the parental controls the device and decide, based on your child, which settings are appropriate. Start with the Settings>Restrictions.
- Carefully consider whether to give your child the password to the iTunes account.
- Think about disabling 'In-App Purchases.' This will prevent your child from unintentionally racking up endless fees. Settings>Restrictions.
- Be aware that when you use your iTunes password, it will stay logged in allowing purchases without entering a password for about 15 minutes. To avoid this, set your account to 'Always' require a password in the Settings>Restrictions menu.
- Try free version of an app before buying it.
- Make sure your child stays in common areas of the house while using the iPad
- Teach your child what is and is NOT acceptable.
- Consider setting a daily time limit to your child's technology use.
- Common Sense Media
- Common Sense Media is dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in a world of media and technology.
- OnGuard Online
- Provides tips from the federal government and the technology industry to help you be on guard against Internet fraud, secure your computer, and protect your kids online.
- Be Web Smart - for the analog parent in a digital world
- Parental Control resources and guidance for parents who want to keep their families safe and productive on computers, iPod touch, iPad and other devices.