Digital Citizenship Tip of the Week – 4/7/2016



With billions of dollars in global revenue, music-streaming services are the hottest thing since earbuds, but it’s hard to know which one is best for your kids and family.  There are several things to consider, including total cost, number of available songs, social features, and how kid-friendly the service is.  We broke down nine services, from the big hitters such as Apple Music to the radio players such as iHeartRadio. Keep in mind that these services regularly introduce new terms and features, so before you tune in check out their FAQs or the help section of the one you choose.  Look for the information here to help you choose which streaming service is best for your family, and all of the listed services are great for teens and up.  

noSpeaking of teens, raising consciousness about the importance of consent in sexual encounters is a significant issue, and many thought-provoking young adult novels address it through compelling characters and captivating stories that show what teen girls go through in the aftermath of an assault and how it affects their relationships with their families and peer groups.  Check out our list of awesome books to help teens understand the importance of “no means no.”

Have a great week and don’t forget to use Common Sense.

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