GPS Tracking: Should Your Teens Use Location Services?

Do you know where your children are? Foursquare does! Credit: AP
Location apps change the game by identifying your physical location:
Location apps let kids post their actual, physical location. According to a 2010 study b...
These programs bring up two big issues: safety and privacy.

GPS Tracking Services and Your Teen

Social networks connect kids online. But a new technology takes connecting a step further -- to face-to-face meet-ups. New programs called location-sharing use geographic information from your smart phone to connect people to specific places, as ...If your kids are using one of these apps, make sure that privacy settings are set to their strictest options.

How to Play: Hackball

Keep the hacky sack off the ground. Credit: Corbis
What you need: You need a hacky sack, a four square court, and four players. How to play: On the concrete, chalk or paint four squares on the ground. All squares touch each other, making on...

Four square makes a comeback

I don't know if kids still play four square at recess. I know they did lo those many years ago when I was in elementary school. It seems, however, that it is making a comeback, not in the school yard but in corporate offices in Silicon Valley. Long k...


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