Brave New World:Brave New World:
Managing the Internet inManaging the Internet in
the Age of Handheldthe Age of Handheld
D...
18 Year Countdown Until Launch18 Year Countdown Until Launch
Some rights reserved by brunkfordbraun
chrismirig.wordpress.com
T-Minus Six Months and CountingT-Minus Six Months and Counting
These are the reasons you have toThese are the reasons you have to
face a Brave New Worldface a Brave New World
By cohdra
Wires Used to Limit ExposureWires Used to Limit Exposure
How Pervasive Are MobileHow Pervasive Are Mobile
Devices?Devices?
33% of us own a tablet
◦ http://www.pewinternet.org/Rep...
Okay, so what’s different about aOkay, so what’s different about a
mobile device?mobile device?
A different operating system forA different operating system for
each one. No solution fits all.each one. No solution fits...
Blue=Mature Front=Prefrontal Cortex=Decision MakingBlue=Mature Front=Prefrontal Cortex=Decision Making
Our PlanOur Plan
Learn why mobile devices are different.
Explore different approaches to internet
management.
Learn spe...
Parenting Philosophies Played Out In
Technology Terms
Safety
Trust and
Experience
Common Approaches to ManagingCommon Approaches to Managing
Child Internet UseChild Internet Use
Self Regulation
◦ No limi...
Tools for Management
By cohdra
Treat It Like Any Parenting IssueTreat It Like Any Parenting Issue
Clearly outline your rules and expectations.
◦ Are you...
Create a Family Charging StationCreate a Family Charging Station
Detail exactly when technology can be
used in your home....
Android vs AppleAndroid vs Apple
Android will allow
much better parental
monitoring and
control.
The Google Play store
h...
Specific ToolsSpecific Tools
Router-based solution (Proxy Server)
 Great first-level solution for young children
 Free
...
Router Based SolutionRouter Based Solution
Open DNS Home or Family Shield for
Younger Kids
◦ Covers Xbox, phones, eReader...
How They Get Around ItHow They Get Around It
App Based SolutionsApp Based Solutions
 Alternative Browser (Easy, cheap and okay)
◦ Apple’s “Parental Controls”
◦ Mobici...
How They Get Around ThemHow They Get Around Them
App Plus Router SolutionApp Plus Router Solution
 Skydog
 Enables safe online experiences
for your kids by setting limit...
How They Get Around ItHow They Get Around It
So far there is no information about
getting around this type of solution.
Adapting Your Plan for the Future
By hotblack
Again, It’s A Parenting IssueAgain, It’s A Parenting Issue
Decide how your approach may have to
change as your child matu...
Some Links and ResearchSome Links and Research
Parent’s Guide to Kids and Cell Phones
◦ http://www.commonsensemedia.org/a...
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Brave New World: Managing the Internet in the Age of Handheld Devices

  1. 1. Brave New World:Brave New World: Managing the Internet inManaging the Internet in the Age of Handheldthe Age of Handheld DevicesDevices Alecia Berman-Dry Director of Academic Technology St. John’s Episcopal School Some rights reserved by miniyo73
  2. 2. 18 Year Countdown Until Launch18 Year Countdown Until Launch Some rights reserved by brunkfordbraun
  3. 3. chrismirig.wordpress.com T-Minus Six Months and CountingT-Minus Six Months and Counting
  4. 4. These are the reasons you have toThese are the reasons you have to face a Brave New Worldface a Brave New World By cohdra
  5. 5. Wires Used to Limit ExposureWires Used to Limit Exposure
  6. 6. How Pervasive Are MobileHow Pervasive Are Mobile Devices?Devices? 33% of us own a tablet ◦ http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2013/Tablet-Ownership-2013.aspx 50% of college graduates own a tablet ◦ 23% of kids 12-17 have tablets 56% of us own smartphones ◦ 78% of 12-17 year olds have a phone and 48% of them have smartphones
  7. 7. Okay, so what’s different about aOkay, so what’s different about a mobile device?mobile device?
  8. 8. A different operating system forA different operating system for each one. No solution fits all.each one. No solution fits all. Image URI: http://mrg.bz/CJi7iN
  9. 9. Blue=Mature Front=Prefrontal Cortex=Decision MakingBlue=Mature Front=Prefrontal Cortex=Decision Making
  10. 10. Our PlanOur Plan Learn why mobile devices are different. Explore different approaches to internet management. Learn specific tools for management. Share resources for adapting the plan as your child matures.
  11. 11. Parenting Philosophies Played Out In Technology Terms
  12. 12. Safety Trust and Experience
  13. 13. Common Approaches to ManagingCommon Approaches to Managing Child Internet UseChild Internet Use Self Regulation ◦ No limiting of screen time  Treat all media the same (books, tv, iPads) ◦ The “Touch Screen Generation” Parent or Device Regulation ◦ Limited screen time  Parent directed  Device Directed (gadgets and apps do the limiting)
  14. 14. Tools for Management By cohdra
  15. 15. Treat It Like Any Parenting IssueTreat It Like Any Parenting Issue Clearly outline your rules and expectations. ◦ Are you going to limit time? ◦ Are you going to filter? ◦ Are you going to monitor? ◦ What is acceptable online behavior and what is not (use real life examples from the news) ◦ Common Sense Media Excellent Resource Make a contract ◦ Cell Phone contract ◦ Internet/Social Media contract Model Appropriate Behavior ◦ Do you text at appropriate times? Do you post appropriate things?
  16. 16. Create a Family Charging StationCreate a Family Charging Station Detail exactly when technology can be used in your home. Abide by the rules yourself.
  17. 17. Android vs AppleAndroid vs Apple Android will allow much better parental monitoring and control. The Google Play store has a wide variety of apps. Apple’s operating system is designed to allow programs to act independently (no one app can control another). Filters are catching up with this new paradigm. Wide Variety of Apps. Controlled iTunes account .
  18. 18. Specific ToolsSpecific Tools Router-based solution (Proxy Server)  Great first-level solution for young children  Free  Easy to install  Cannot block streaming video “App”-based solutions ◦ Traditional Model, Proven track record ◦ Can be worked around Mobile App AND router ◦ Newest and best solution ◦ Unproven track record, but best results thus far
  19. 19. Router Based SolutionRouter Based Solution Open DNS Home or Family Shield for Younger Kids ◦ Covers Xbox, phones, eReaders, tablets ◦ Free Version (Web Filter Only)  Takes effect immediately, easy to set up  Custom warning, “Mommy and Daddy do not want you to see this, dears.”  Upgraded Version includes usage reports and support
  20. 20. How They Get Around ItHow They Get Around It
  21. 21. App Based SolutionsApp Based Solutions  Alternative Browser (Easy, cheap and okay) ◦ Apple’s “Parental Controls” ◦ Mobicip ◦ Android Parental Control Options and Built Ins  Mobile Providers (Expensive, but easy and effective) ◦ At & T Smart Limits ◦ Verizon Safeguards  Software ◦ The Old Guard: Net Nanny, Cyber Patrol, Norton Family Premier ◦ AVG Family Safety ◦ Meraki Mobile Device Management  Good for managing laptops, ipads, iphones, etc.  Must have a technical understanding  Can select what apps are acceptable, can even shut down machine remotely.
  22. 22. How They Get Around ThemHow They Get Around Them
  23. 23. App Plus Router SolutionApp Plus Router Solution  Skydog  Enables safe online experiences for your kids by setting limits and monitoring usage: ◦ Schedule Internet use for homework time & entertainment time ◦ Set limits for social media or gaming that they can self monitor ◦ Optimize for gaming when appropriate ◦ Block inappropriate content ◦ Add sites to a Watch List and Skydog will track access times by user.
  24. 24. How They Get Around ItHow They Get Around It So far there is no information about getting around this type of solution.
  25. 25. Adapting Your Plan for the Future By hotblack
  26. 26. Again, It’s A Parenting IssueAgain, It’s A Parenting Issue Decide how your approach may have to change as your child matures Sign a contract with your child ◦ Update it yearly, or as needed Make it your business to know what’s up ◦ Talk to other parents ◦ Talk to other kids ◦ Listen to the news ◦ Read blogs Model Appropriate Behavior
  27. 27. Some Links and ResearchSome Links and Research Parent’s Guide to Kids and Cell Phones ◦ http://www.commonsensemedia.org/advice-for- parents/parents-guide-to-kids-and-cell-phones PBS: Teens Sleeping with Cell Phones ◦ http://www.pbs.org/thisemotionallife/blogs/teens- sleeping-cell-phones-clear-and-present-danger Teens and Technology 2013 Stats ◦ http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2013/Teens-and- Tech.aspx Video: A mom reviews iOS parental controls ◦ http://youtu.be/62oQzNVBhb0 Wireless Provider List of Services ◦ http://www.growingwireless.com/learn-engage/parental- control-tools/parental-controls-features-and-resources

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