When looking for someone to blame as a result of a mass shooting or acts of extreme violence, there is always one topic that happens to rear its head and that is gaming. But a new study conducted over at Oxford University has found no links between video games and aggressive behaviour. Sarah-Jane Mee spoke to Dr Amanda…
February 13, 2019
Edited by Dr Amanda Gummer Many parents complain to us that it’s a real battle to get children interested in anything other than their tablets or mobile phones and we know how hard it can be at times, but screen time does have its place in a balanced play diet – it’s more about what you do…
January 11, 2019
Fortnite is quickly taking over the world as the most popular video game but what is it and should my child be playing it?
July 24, 2018
(Pssst….you don’t even need to download an app for these!) You can’t escape from it, even if you want to; technology is a part of our everyday lives, a part that we now find it hard to live without. 2018 iPad Pro Advert But children and tech can be a controversial issue – parents try…
May 29, 2018
The Children’s Commissioner urges both schools and parents to prepare children with adequate skills before venturing into social media This morning’s report from Children’s Commissioner Anne Longford warns that pre-teens are vulnerable to ‘significant emotional risk’ on social media as they make their transition from Primary to Secondary school. The 42-page report titled ‘Life…
January 4, 2018
Take a look at these Approved and Recommended Apps from the Good App Guide to help support children with Special Educational Needs (SEND)
November 21, 2017
Facebook has announced a new partnership with charities, Childnet International and the Diana Award, to help combat cyberbullying
October 16, 2017
Car journeys can be challenging with children; boredom soon sets in and the whinges and choruses of ‘are we nearly there yet’ begin. There are lots of ways to keep children entertained while on the move – but can technology and apps play a role in this? According to research from Disney UK , more…
July 6, 2017
We take a look at the Snapchat Bullying Game and Tinder-Like App Parents Need to Know About to protect their children online.
June 20, 2017
Sexting is becoming increasingly common amongst teenagers today and whilst it may seem like harmless fun to them, they must know of the risks involved.
June 6, 2017