E-Parenting: Keeping up with Your Tech-Savvy Kids

E-Parenting: Keeping up with Your Tech-Savvy Kids

by Sharon Miller Cindrich

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Podcast. IM. Downloadable ring tone. It's the language of the future and chances are, your kids are already fluent. Are you? For all those "tech-challenged" parents out there, E-Parenting will teach you about various technologies and explain how you can make the most of each with your family. Become a master of:

·the internet
·handheld organizers
·cell phones
·digital cameras
·digital recording devices
·GPS technology

and much more!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780307495129
Publisher: Diversified Publishing
Publication date: 03/25/2009
Sold by: Random House
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Sharon Miller Cindrich is an independent writer who specializes in articles about parenting, kids, and families. Her work has been published nationally in magazines and newspapers such as the Chicago Tribune, Parents magazine, and The Writer magazine. She is a contributing editor at FamilyFun magazine, and has written a bimonthly humor column for West Suburban Living magazine in the Chicago suburbs for more than five years.

Table of Contents

Introduction     xiii
Ready, Set, Boot: Everyday Computing, from Log-in to Backup     1
Riding the Internet Waves: Catch the Wave, Avoid Sharks, and Surf Safely     19
Blogs and Vlogs and Wikis, Oh My!: How to Be a Wiz When Connecting to the World     50
Games Kids Play: The Value of Video Games     73
Does GPS Stand for "Great Parent Spy"?: The Pros, Cons, and Possibilities of Using Global Positioning Technologies     97
Tech Tunes: Turning Up the Volume on MP3s, Podcasts, and Internet Radio     116
A Familiar Ring: Making the Call on Kids, Mobile Phones, and Cellular Plans     135
From Boob Tube to Broadband: Channeling the Power of Digital Television     159
Smile, You're on Digital Camera: Capturing Life on Video, through Snapshots, and with Webcams     177
Resources     203
About the Author     221

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