Creating a safe gaming environment for children
Tips and strategies for creating a safe gaming environment for children and young people.
Gaming can help young people learn important skills
Playing and making games can help children and young people to develop important skills like coding, problem solving and creativity.
The benefits of playing online games
Playing games can be good for you! There are social, emotional and cognitive benefits for playing video games and online games.
How chat, texting and messaging can keep us connected
Staying in touch with friends and family is now easier than ever before. Young people are using online communication to build friendships, share their lives and work together.
Collaborating effectively is an important skill for both students and teachers. A good digital citizen can use online tools to work with people from around the world.
Teaching and learning with games
Teachers can use game-based learning leverage students passions for games in order to make learning more meaningful, authentic, accessible and engaging.
Managing screen time
Managing the amount of time children and young people spend in front of a screen is a concern that many parents and teachers share. Set reasonable expectations for the amount of time your child or young person is spending in front of a screen, and for the type and quality of that screen time.
Resource - An interview with a fake news creator
A journalist tracks down and interviews a fake news creator.
Healthy technology use
Technology can be helpful in maintaining health when used thoughtfully and in moderation.
Resource - Teaching Kids News
Kid-friendly news articles written by volunteer professional journalists. Includes curriculum and grammar questions for every article.