Logged On and Tuned Out is a timely wake-up call to low-tech (tuned out) parents whose high-tech (logged on) kids use modern computer and cell phone technology Like second nature. In simple language, moms and dads overwhelmed by today's digital world will learn the imperative basics and checkpoints of Instant Messaging, text messaging, social networking sites (MySpace, Face book), chat rooms, and photo and video uploading. The book also includes helpful parent/child talking points, online safety contract information, and much more.
|Publisher:||B&H Publishing Group|
|Sold by:||Barnes & Noble|
|File size:||616 KB|
About the Author
Vicki Courtney is founder of Virtuous Reality Ministries, producing online content and hosting events across the United States for preteen and teen girls and their parents. She is the best-selling author of 5 Conversations You Must Have with Your Daughter and Your Girl as well as the ECPA Christian Book Award winners TeenVirtue and TeenVirtue Confidential. Vicki lives in Austin, Texas, with her husband and their three children.
Table of Contents
A Call for Parents to Log On and Tune In 7
Instant Messaging: The Party Never Ends 35
Cell Phones: The Average Teen's Lifeline 49
Social Networking Sites: The Virtual Malt Shop 65
Pictures and Videos: Smile, You're on the World Wide Web! 107
Caution-Danger Ahead! Avoiding the Pitfalls of a Digital World 133
Talking Points, Rules, and Safety Contracts 163