This letter to parents of digital age children has three specific pieces of advice:
1. Teach your children how to cross the digital street
2. Help your children pursue their passions online
3. Help your children manage their digital “brand”
We need parents to act as important models and supports in their childrens’ explorations online. We need, parents and schools alike, to get past the fear that holds us back from connecting with young people when they need us most. Only then can we help them travel far and learn from the journey once they cross the street to encounter the world.
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