Ask your child about Texting
Ask your younger child the following questions:
Is it okay to use someone else’s phone without permission to text someone?
Is it okay to look at someone else’s phone texts?
Ask your older child the following questions:
When texting someone, is it okay to say something bad about someone else?
It is not nice.
Also the person you send the text to could show it to the person that you are talking about.
What is text speak?
Abbreviated or shortened words.
Is it okay to text speak adults?
Probably not, because they may not know what you mean.
Ask your child about Video Conferences
Can other people see you on a Video Conference?
Can they see other people who are close to you?
Can they hear you?
How can you make it so people do not see you?
Turn off your camera.
How can you make it so people do not hear you?
Find the button that says “Mute.”
Can you talk anytime you want on a video conference?
No. You need to ask permission by raising your hand, like you would in person.
Is it okay to eat or chew gum on a video conference?
Is it okay to drink on a video conference?