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Teachers Connect Classrooms Using Skype

by Barbara J. Feldman April 6, 2011

This week, Skype, the voice and video chat application, announced Skype in the Classroom, a free service to help teachers connect their classrooms with other classrooms around the world. With 4800 teachers already signed up, teachers can find partner classrooms by searching geographically or by project. Project postings summarize the kind of interaction teachers are […]

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More About Facebook Safety Tips for Kids

by Barbara J. Feldman March 11, 2011

Are you worried about your kids being on facebook? Facebook is a great place for your kids to talk to their friends and to enjoy sharing pictures with their friends and even family members. However with all the great benefits that facebook comes with, you have to be very careful as well. Facebook is also […]

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Facebook Safety Tips for Kids

by Barbara J. Feldman March 9, 2011

Do your kids have a facebook account? As a parent it is natural to be worried about our children and to make sure they are doing all they can to be safe online. Internet predators are all over the place and it’s a growing concern that they are using Facebook and social media sites to […]

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Top 5 Online Book Review Sites

by Barbara J. Feldman August 4, 2010

Online book reviews are available at many sites. But which ones do readers like most? Lifehacker polled their audience to come up with a list of Five Best Book Recommendation Services. In no particular order, they are Shelfari, LibraryThing, Amazon, GoodReads, and GetGlue. I use Amazon, because I am a Kindle user, but Lifehacker’s readers […]

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Online Dangers: Your Child and Their Cyber Identity

by Barbara J. Feldman May 22, 2010

As a parent, it is your job to make sure that your child is aware that there are no secrets online and the ramifications of this fact. Before you talk to your child about their online activity, plan what you’re going to say, know how it affects your child and have a plan of action […]

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