Rank #1: PKO 105: Is Plagiarism a Digital Citizenship Risk too?
In this episode, Dana is joined by Nick to discuss Artificial Intelligence used to write Research Papers or otherwise help with schoolwork. We discuss how our digital decisions can follow us into the future, such as potential colleges or workplaces finding risky behavior online, but risky decisions like plagiarism would impact our future in a negative manner, too. When discussing digital citizenship and safety, there's a lot to consider!
Apr 14 2020
Rank #2: PKO 26: ICAC Investigators - What Do They Want Parents to Know?
May 09 2017
Rank #3: PKO 15: Your Kids Are Using YouTube….So What?
Jan 03 2017
Rank #4: PKO 62: Instagram Re-Up!
Sep 04 2018
Rank #5: PKO 77: YouTube - Accounts, Channels, and Safety Information
Dana and Carl welcome their safety co-worker, Amanda, to this episode to revisit YouTube. YouTube is such a popular resource and spare time entertainment site for kids and adults alike that we thought it was worthy of another episode! Listen in for the new updates and additional thoughts on this very popular app and website.
Apr 02 2019
Rank #6: PKO 64: It's Internet Safety month!
Oct 02 2018
Rank #7: PKO 68: Sextortion - Yep, it's a thing.
It's been a while since we discussed sextortion on the podcast, and it's a dangerous "trend" we are seeing more of. Listen as Carl and Dana talk about results of a survey done by Thorn, tips to remember when talking with your kids about his, and resources & information to learn more or get help.
Nov 27 2018
Rank #8: PKO 76: Have you read it or have you Reddit?
PKO 76: In this episode Carl and Dana dig into the information overload that is the website/app Reddit. Whether you are looking for news, weather, chat or meme's, Reddit is your one stop shop. However, is that all Reddit has to offer?
Mar 19 2019
Rank #9: PKO 70: Happy Holidays! Let's Tik Tok Around the Clock Tonight!
In this episode, Dana and Carl download Tik Tok. Carl gets distracted by the many features and users, and shows us how easy it is for our kids to get caught up in hours of screen time on some of these apps. This has become a very popular app - check out this episode to learn about what it is, different features that are involved, and some of the safety aspects to be aware of when talking to your children about it.
Dec 25 2018
Rank #10: PKO 59: Great Educational Apps for Teens
Jul 24 2018
Rank #11: PKO 96: Tech Time, Screen Limits, & Holiday Cookies?
It's that time of yeeeear.....when new devices and toys are common in the house! Did your household get some new tech this holiday season? We know it's exciting, but try to take the time to set up screen limits, privacy settings, and safety information right away. It's best to get into good habits early! Carl and Dana review some information about screen time, the importance of screen limits and sleep, and a possible connection to sugary drinks and caffeine!
Dec 24 2019
Rank #12: PKO 34: A Tale of Two Teens, Part 2!
Aug 29 2017
Rank #13: PKO 86: What Teens Want Parents to Know
Dana and Carl share information from a survey done of teens in a Wall Street Journal article. Teens shared what they wish their parents knew about their tech use and things they wished their parents would do or talk about - what valuable information! Check it out, it might guide some of those safety discussions with your teen.
Aug 06 2019
Rank #14: PKO 78: Online Gaming Continued – A Cashless Culture?
We flipped the part 1 and part 2 of these episodes, but it is great information either way! Online gaming is so popular, we thought the episode deserved a Part Two. In this one, Carl, Dana, and Jeff talk about in-app and in-game purchases, and the importance of setting
approvals on gaming systems so you don’t have some unexpected charges from these popular video games. Interested in the financial responsibility discussion? Keep an eye out for future episodes….
Apr 16 2019
Rank #15: PKO 91: Hop in with us as we look into Rabbit!
In this episode Dana and Carl hop into the newer social networking application Rabbit. If your teen wants to share a streaming TV show, movie or YouTube channel have then jump into Rabbit where they can watch together with their friends. However, like always, Dana and Carl will discuss the holes that Rabbit can dig into and expose your teen to something less hoppy.
Oct 15 2019
Rank #16: PKO 19 - BONUS Episode! Parental Control & Monitoring Software
Feb 07 2017
Rank #17: PKO 90: Keeping Kids Safe Online Month! Check Out the Updated Resources
This month celebrates 3 years of online safety resource collaboration between WI Department of Justice and Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction! Check out the updated resources available, hear about future plans for additional resources, and send in your thoughts for what you'd like to learn more about!
Oct 01 2019
Rank #18: PKO 95: Be Internet Awesome! Check out Google Safety Resources
Go along with Dana and Carl on an Internet Safety Adventure! Hear about Google's great Be Internet Awesome program, including a quick run-through of their interactive online game, Interland! Help your kids use tech to reinforce positive behavior, and grab some great info and resources along the way.
Dec 10 2019
Rank #19: PKO 93: Sextortion - Hitting Close to Home
There's never a mistake too big - we can always ask for help. Hear some of the new stats (and resources) offered to victims of sextortion from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and Thorns Stopsextortion.com
Nov 12 2019
Rank #20: PKO 88: Back to School - Tech Considerations & Tools!
It's that time of year...Carl and Dana know that tech is a very big part of our kids' lives, and that includes schoolwork and homework! Check out a few tips and app ideas that could become great resources for them (or you) as homework questions pop up.
Sep 04 2019