Tag Archives: security

Safer smartphones for schoolchildren

These days, it seems like younger and younger kids are getting smartphones. Even parents who would prefer to wait longer may be tempted, wanting to know that their child is safe during the day — or pressured, wanting their children to fit in.     We can’t forget, though, that smartphones are fun, portable touch-screen

TBS Next Gen: Preteens on Instagram…use it, but take your brain with you

What does the next generation think of today’s issues? The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program publishes Australian students mentored by TBS writers. Today, Takodah Shea Wilson (12) responds to criticism that preteens are too young for Instagram; she’s forewarned, and forearmed.