A Galaxy of Gadgets
Diane S. Kendall, 12/30/2005
There are more technology gadgets being offered for sale this year than ever before. How can you separate the treasures from the junk?
C/Net: The Technology Place
Diane Kendall, 12/23/2005
Whether you want to spend your holiday loot on a new gadget or find out how to use or troubleshoot a gadget you got, c/net's the perfect place to find the latest information.
Things a Parent Should Know About the iPod (and Other MP3 Players)
Diane S. Kendall, 12/15/2005
The iPod and other digital music devices are hot with teens and tweens this year. Here are some tips for parenting an audiophile.
Playing by the Rules - Parenting and Plagiarism - Part Three
Diane S. Kendall, Editor, Children’s Software Press, 11/21/2005
Here's a look at how you can help your child with the basic rules of copying, quoting, paraphrasing and citing a source and where to turn for more help.
The Crime of the 'Kidnapper' - Parenting and Plagiarism - Part Two
Diane S. Kendall, 11/08/2005
First you need to understand the basics of plagiarism and how teachers can detect it.
Nobody's Going to Check: Parenting and Plagiarism - Part One
by Diane S. Kendall, 10/19/2005
Plagiarism is probably the most misunderstood no-no in the school rulebook.
by Diane S. Kendall, 09/30/2005
Schools are trying to come up with a policy on high tech devices that works for students, teachers and parents.
What's Up with Technology at School?
by Diane S. Kendall, 09/16/2005
Do you have your list of questions about how the home-school technology connection will work in your child's classroom ready? Here's some tips for what you need to find out.
Back-to-School: Paper, Printers, and Pods
by Diane S. Kendall, 08/08/2005
When it comes to technology, back-to-school means stocking up on basic supplies as well as taking time to find out what's new.
Time to Browse for a Browser?
by Diane S. Kendall, 06/15/2005
Time to find a new browser? This article surveys the major six browsers and what parents should know about them.
Technology Gifts for Grads and Dads
by Diane S. Kendall, 06/03/2005
Here are some gadget gift ideas for your favorite dad or grad.
Technology Tip: Creating a Child Photo ID
by Diane S. Kendall, 05/19/2005
A new kit from the Avery label people and your computer can help you quickly create a profile and/or photo ID card for your child that can be easily updated as they grow and provide invaluable information in case your child is missing, lost or requires emergency medical attention.
Cyberbullying: Bullying with Technologies
by Diane S. Kendall, 05/06/2005
This brief guide to cyberbullying features how to help your children avoid it, what to do if they encounter it, resources that are available to help you, and how to keep your child from becoming a cyberbully.
An Update on Your Digital Rights – Part 3
by Diane S. Kendall, 04/28/2005
Knowing your digital rights can keep you and your kids away from trouble as well as get you out of it. Here's part three of an update on what's happening in the world of digital rights focusing on resources you should know about.
An Update on Your Digital Rights – Part 2
by Diane S. Kendall, 04/14/2005
Knowing your digital rights can keep you and your kids away from trouble as well as get you out of it. Here's part two of an update on what's happening in the world of digital rights focusing on the leak of private electronic information and phishing.
An Update on Your Digital Rights – Part 1
by Diane S. Kendall, 04/01/2005
Knowing your digital rights can keep you and your kids away from trouble as well as get you out of it. Here’s part one of an update on what’s happening in the world of digital rights focusing on what’s new in peer-to-peer networking.
by Diane S. Kendall, 03/15/2005
Here are some ideas for getting emails going between grandparents, parents or other family members who have to be away because of work, school or military service and the kids back home.
How to Take the Dread Out of Calling Tech Support
by Diane S. Kendall, 03/01/2005
Here are some strategies for coping with making a call to technical support.
Personal Picture Postcards
by Diane S. Kendall and Merle Marsh, 02/15/2005
It's quick and it's easy. At CardStore you'll have a great time designing your own postcards. Just upload your favorite photo, design your card and place your order for the number of cards you want. In a couple of days, a package of beautiful, professional-looking cards made by you will arrive at your door.
by Diane S. Kendall, 01/28/2005
This article takes a look at what a new standardized test for information and communication literacy being offered by the Educational Testing Service portends for parents and kids.
Have Memory, Will Travel
by Diane S. Kendall, 01/14/2005
Think about buying your child a flash drive. It can make any school project into a movable work-in-progress.
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