Technology Tips

Spring 2018

Dangerous Apps and Internet Safety

No one can protect your child better than you!


As a parent you need to be actively monitoring your child's use of apps and the internet. Parenting in 2018 is far different than when your parents raised you. Toddlers are able to find their favorite videos in seconds on a smartphone or tablet, so what's preventing them from finding other things they shouldn't see? We hand our elementary school aged children their own devices with no restrictions on internet capabilities and never think about what they are searching for. "My child would never......" Think again.


Below you will find an article from the Huffington Post regarding 5 apps that should be considered dangerous for school aged children. This article also provides several websites that you should be aware of as well.


https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/5-apps-every-parent-needs-to-know-about-according-to-experts_us_5a95972de4b036ab0142f50d

Veronica Rinehart

Director of Technology

Galion City Schools