Protect your child this school year with a digital defense checklist


Editor’s note: Richard McLain isCEO of INE, an information technology training firm based in Cary. 

CARY – Millions of children heading back to school will be using more than a pencil and paper this year. The COVID pandemic accelerated digital instruction, making it possible for nearly all school children to have access to laptops, hot spots, and other digital learning resources. But with those opportunities comes a risk of digital dangers for children. INE is sharing the following checklist for parents to know about before their kids head back to class:

  • Keep laptops and other digital devices where you can see them: Look, parents are busy. We get it. Between working, cooking dinner, and shuffling your kids to after-school activities, you probably barely have time to hear about their day, much less police their screen time. But setting a policy right at the beginning of the school year that devices stay in the…

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