Educational Apps & Website Reviews

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The DANGERS of Fortnite January 2019

The DANGERS of Fortnite

The popular game has become an easy way for scammers to trick kids into sharing way too much information and has even become the basis for sexual-extortion cases near Montreal

Parents urged to talk to teens about the risks of sexting January 2019

Parents urged to talk to teens about the risks of sexting

Sharing intimate photos can have very serious ramifications when they aren't kept between two consensual partners

New texting support service launched for kids in distress January 2019

New texting support service launched for kids in distress

With many kids preferring to reach out in non-verbal ways, Kids Help Phone now has trained volunteers who answer text messages

New app helps parents track baby’s health December 2018

New app helps parents track baby’s health

Parents can easily keep track of important information such as allergies, immunizations, medications etc.

How do violent video games affect our kids? November 2018

How do violent video games affect our kids?

Many parents wonder if there is a correlation between on-screen violence and physically aggressive behaviour - find out what the research shows

Program integrates art as a teaching tool November 2018

Program integrates art as a teaching tool

Teachers can show pictures, videos, and hold class discussions based on social issues featured in art exhibits

7 great podcasts for young kids October 2018

7 great podcasts for young kids

Road trips and activities that used to be a chore can be transformed into fun, educational experiences

10 apps that teach kids about money September 2018

10 apps that teach kids about money

Kids of all ages can learn financial basics and more complex money management principles

Website highlights resources for improving French May 2018

Website highlights resources for improving French

Accent Quebec offers French cultural and educational resources for teachers, students and parents

Nature app helps pique interest in the great outdoors April 2018

Nature app helps pique interest in the great outdoors

Kids will be able to recognize and learn more about the diverse flora and fauna that surrounds us, while contributing data that can be useful for conservationists

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