Parent’s Guide: The Other Talk

This class is designed to be a toolkit that will help educate you and your children on all the benefits of social media, as well as the precautions that should be made when your child approaches the social space. Social media will play a role in your child’s future, whether it’s getting admitted into college or landing their dream job. This toolkit arms you with everything you need to know to help set them up for social media success. The class includes lessons, live demos, downloadable guides and activities for you and your child to complete together. Length: 111 Minutes


Parental Controls on your Computer

Length: 7 minutes

This lesson features a demo of a computer’s privacy and security settings. It will show you how to limit the amount of time your kids spend on the Internet, how to manage who your kids can email, email settings, website security, and much more.

Parental Controls on your Mobile Device

Length: 4 minutes

In this lesson, you’ll view a demo on how to restrict your child’s access to the Internet and selected apps on Apple devices. You’ll also learn how to disable location settings to protect your child’s privacy. This demo uses an iPhone, however, the settings are the same for the iPad and iPod Touch.

Cyber Prevention

Length: 7 minutes

For all the benefits of social media, there are risks to be aware of. This lesson will address how you can help protect your children from cyberbullying, sexting, and identity theft.

Social Assessment

Length: 14 minutes

The first step in helping your child develop a strong online presence is to understand what they already know and how they are currently using social media. In this lesson, we’ll show you how to size up their accounts and give you tips on how to help them.

Value Balance Scale

Length: 2 minutes

Now that we’ve covered the idea of personal branding, it’s time to take it to the next level. This lesson features an exercise to help you and your child determine what his or her “value buckets”. Doing so will lay the foundation for your child’s social media strategy.


Length: 3 minutes

This lesson concludes the class. Thank you from all of us at Digital Royalty and from our partners at Teach For America. Because of your purchase, we are able to donate a class to a teacher.

Tips for Family Digital Detox

Length: 10 minutes

In this lesson, we offer a few suggestions on how you and your kids can take a technology detox if tech is getting in the way of quality family time.