The below link takes you to a guide which offers lots of valuable information such as how technology use has changed over the years and the impact of COVID-19 on screen time use and digital behaviours. This guide gives us a better understanding of on-screen addictions and how our devices affect our brains and change our behaviours. It even provides helpful tips and useful advice for tackling device addiction, managing gadgets and internet use, and creating healthier digital habits.
The app 'Frog' has been brought to our attention, it should be strongly discouraged for primary aged students as it is a 15+ rating. Common Sense Media has a good overview explaining why it is inapproriate.
Now that we are learning remotely for the coming weeks, we recognise that this may create some challenges in terms of children and their electronic devices. There are a few websites below which may help parents and carers with topics such as deciding whether materials are appropriate and filtering broadband.
Information on Parental Controls:
Filtering guidance for home broadband:
Privacy and Safety Checklists - a new booklet that has recently been launched in relation to Netflix:
Common Sense Media - helps parents decide if programmes etc. are appropriate:
Vodaphone Digital Parenting Magazine:
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