Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

How to be a Digital Parent


Published on

My short talk held at the inaugural #DigCitSummitIRL on the 28th of April 2018 at the Science Gallery. There is a Facebook Live stream available of the whole day on the same date with a morning and afternoon session. I was in the morning!

Published in: Education
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

How to be a Digital Parent

  1. 1. How to Be a Digital Parent Melanie Boylan
  2. 2. The P.A.R.E.N.T. Trap • Paranoia – Is everyone really on Social Media like they say? • Acceptance – No they’re not but it is something they need to know • Research – Wayne Denner Facebook Talk2Wayne Page • • Exercise – Try it for yourself! • Negativity – They will face it! • Threats – It’s a platform you can take them off
  3. 3. Why Put Your Child Online? • I’m online… • Their friends are online… • You show them things online • Builds awareness • Creates normality • Gives an element of control
  4. 4. Why it Worked for My Kids…well us… • Gave back control – ish • Helped with creativity • Gained responsibility • Stopped making it a no-no • Stopped it being a big deal
  5. 5. It’s YOUR choice