Thousand Oaks, CA - Mobicip.com, the leading Internet safety and parental control service for mobile devices like the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad, is sponsoring the Virginia Society for Technology in Education (VSTE) Summer Mobile Learning Events. As part of VSTE’s continuing focus on mobile learning, VSTE will be hosting mobile learning conferences throughout the month of July.
Kids learn and grow by pushing boundaries, which is normal and healthy, but Internet safety is one area where we as parents should consider holding the line. In the absence of appropriate parental controls, a few misplaced keystrokes can destroy a child's innocence forever. Installing an Internet filter is just the beginning. Learning how to negotiate online safety and age-appropriate Internet access rules is a major parental challenge. Here are a few Internet safety tips to make it easier.
At Mobicip, we recently read a great article by Frank Catalano, "How Educators are Finding Ways to Mix it Up", published by Tina Barseghian at Mind/Shift. The article is full of ways teachers are increasing the use of technology and mobile learning in the classroom. Catalono writes: "It’s clear that digital resources and technology are on the upswing in schools."
The Moms With Apps developer group has created a new iOS app available in the iTunes App Store. Moms With Apps is a catalog of great children's and family-friendly apps. Parents and educators can search by educational category and age groups to discover and learn about new apps and developers.
Mobicip Safe Browser has been selected as a finalist in the 2011 About.com Reader's Choice awards in the Best iPad Browser category. Based on the nominations About.com received, Mobicip Safe Browser has made it onto the final ballot.