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How To Talk to Your Kids about Difficult Subjects

Your Kids and Online Privacy



6 Ways to Help Your Kids Stop Multitasking During Homework

5 Ways Video Games Can Help Kids With Special Needs

Build Positive Character Traits with Quality Media

Is it ok for  my kid to start her own YouTube channel?

Pick movies that strengthen character traits and life skills we want to see in our kids!

From Common Sense Media: What are kids really watching on YouTube?

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What Parents Can Do To Stop Cyberbullying (CBC news article in response to suicide of BC teen on Oct 10/12)

Bullying: Tales, Resources for Parents, and more… Kids News  created by 2 Toronto teachers and a free-lance journalist, this is the world news in a shorter, kid-friendly format.

Education Apps Review  links to all kinds of apps, sorted by grade level, and with reviews from teachers.

Action Read – Community Literacy Centre, Guelph and surrounding areas  A community based organization that offers adults help with reading, writing, math, GED preparation, upgrading and computers, as well as, family literacy programs to parents and caregivers with children ages 0 to 6. Free and confidential.

Safe Schools Manitoba contains a wealth of resources designed to help parents and caregivers deal with bullying.

International Children’s Digital Library Literature from many different cultures around the world. Read on your home computer or download their app to your iPhone or iPad.

Scholastic Canada Families Lots of resources, from reading to activities, for your family.

Inspire My Kids  Through topics and values, find real-life stories to inspire kids.

Watch, Know, Learn  Free educational videos.  Choose from subject area or use the nifty age filter!

Kids Video Network safe videos for children 0 to 10 years old… YouTube for kids! Find videos by age group or featured channels. iPhone and iPad app available.

A Book and A Hug  a book recommendation site for student readers – search for books by keyword, age, genre, reading level.

The Kids Should See This – Open Culture for Kids

  • science, nature, music, arts, technology, storytelling and other stuff out there for kids. Created by a mother and her 4-year-old child.

Fun and Interesting Sites via Guelph Police Services

6 Internet Safetly Games to make your child CyberSmart

International Children’s Digital Library Read books online with your kids – thousands of books in 54 languages from more than 60 countries. Visitors are free to browse the library and read books without having to register.

Open Library A collection of more than one million free ebook titles. The collection is cataloged by a community of volunteer online librarians. The ebooks in the Open Library can be read online, downloaded to your computer, read on Kindle and other ereader devices.

Own Your Space  written by Linda McCarthy, for Internet savvy tweens & teens and their parents

Google Family Safety Center

Year of the eBook!  GPL Press Release_January2011_Year of the eBook

A Parents’ Guide to Facebookthe purpose of this guide isn’t to scare parents away from Facebook, but instead,  helps create understanding and encourages consideration of your child’s online identity. ParentsGuide_facebook

Ten Nonfiction Books for Adults to Fall In Love With


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