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Different Forms Of Cyberbullying & How To Detect Them

It’s not uncommon for people to perceive rude or mean behaviour as bullying. There is, however, an important distinction between accidental or isolated meanness, and willful and ongoing cruelty towards others.

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Bad Ergonomics Is A Real Pain In The Neck

The overwhelming majority of Australian schools embrace technologies such as tablets and computers within the school curriculum.

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Children & Technology | Addressing Top Parent Concerns

You switch on the evening news and the feature story is dedicated to condemning some new app you haven’t heard of.

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Tips For Teaching Your Child About Digital Resilience

In the broadest possible terms, resilience is the ability to ‘bounce back’ from an upsetting or stressful situation.

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Why Do Children Bully Other Children Online?

Anti-bullying initiatives have been around for as long as bullying has, yet it still remains a globally pervasive issue. So, why do children bully?

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How To Talk About Mental Health & Wellbeing With Your Teen

The Internet - specifically social media - has contributed to a major spike in teen mental health issues.

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What Is A Digital Tattoo & Why Does It Matter?

“What if Andy Warhol had it wrong, and instead of being famous for 15 minutes, we're only anonymous for that long?” - Juan Enriquez.

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The Momo Game: Understanding Risk Factors

Momo is the latest viral trend to be connected with teen suicides and risk-taking behaviours by local and international media outlets.

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Effects Of Negative Body Image On Young People

While poor body image is an ‘equal opportunity offender’ which doesn’t discriminate between genders, it has historically been associated with being more of a women’s issue.

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Encouraging Children To Embrace The Joy of Missing Out

“We are always haunted by the myth of our potential, of what we might have it in ourselves to be or do… We share our lives with the people we...

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5 Things To Do If Your Child Sees Hate Speech On Social Media

It often seems as though the Internet’s best features are also its worst. Take, for example, the fact that it’s widely accessible and enables people from all walks of life...

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Digital Friendships: Can Internet Friends Be Real Friends?

To most modern parents, the online and offline worlds are decidedly different environments; one represents real life, and the other is simply a digital hub for storing information, sharing images,...

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