Most households have a computer, along with other ways to connect to the Internet, and why not? The internet truly is a great tool for families to communicate and learn. While there are countless great things on the Internet, there is also a dark side. Anyone with a family should take the time to protect their children from them. While it may be impossible to watch your children 24/7, it’s not impossible to protect them quite easily. Here are four lessons for parents on how to keep track of what their children are doing online, and trust me, they are important!
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Technology in Children’s ministry is a hot topic as more and more churches are starting to think about using tablets and more multimedia in the Sunday School classroom.
Goodbye flannel-graph, hello iPad!
But technologies role goes beyond just the classroom, as the rise of child check-in systems and volunteer management systems are becoming an increasingly important part of kids ministry.
If you have a chance to get your hands on the November/December issue of K! Magazine, you’ll find all sorts of great articles from the technical to the creative.
Check this out:
Everyone wants a nice laptop to buy, but so many people do not know what they are looking for in a laptop for what they do. We want to take a moment to review some laptops for you.
Now, there is a fine line here that I am well aware and I have been on both sides and think that each has their own valid points. Some people are Apple fanboys through and through. OS matters as does the sexiness of their marketing department’s commericals. Others have been Microsoft allies to the end. They need programming flexibility along with low cost parts, even if they have a higher virus infection rate.
Christmas is a wonderful time of reflecting on the years and counting the blessings that we have been given from Christ. From Jesus’ manger scene to the selfless giving in our living rooms or with wonderful organizations like Operation: Christmas Child, the season is about sharing the love of Christ to others.
Unfortunately, it is also one of the biggest scamming months of the year, too.
The election is this Tuesday, do you know who you’re going to vote for?
Do you know where the candidates stand on the issues that matter the most to you?
Here’s an interesting look at how the candidates view cybersecruity.
It is no secret that teenagers are getting into a lot of stupid stuff online. With everything from sexting to pornography to cyberbullying to pirating movies and music, it seems that there are so many different ways that students can get into trouble online. Even worse, there are so many ways to access the Internet than ever before. They now have access to computers, iPads, iPhones, friends’ tech, PSPs, XBox 360, tech at school, and computers at the library.
The question is:
What are you doing to help prevent it?
Here are some ideas:
I love the youth ministry icebreaker game “Would you rather” that compares two extreme ideas that normally you would choose neither or both. Sometimes the ideas would not be fun to do and other times they would just be weird or gross. You can actually play an online version at YouRather.com. The best part is you can compare your answer to what other people have said.
Some of my favorites include:
- Would you rather have the ability to teleport or be able to time travel?
- Would you rather have free tickets to the Superbowl for life or get 420,000 to never watch NFL games again?
- Would you rather only sleep 3 hours everyday or have to sleep at least 15 hours everyday?