Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 01/06/2014 - 4:31pm
Kids and adults use wireless to enhance their learning in and out of the classroom. It's also important that parents and kids talk about the appropriate and inappropriate uses of wireless to ensure everyone's behaving responsibly while taking full advantage of the numerous benefits mobile offers. In this month's Wonder of Wireless video series and on its blog, CTIA-The Wireless Association® shows how consumers may make the most of the educational opportunities of wireless, as well parental controls that monitor and manage children's wireless use to encourage responsible habits.
- Improve Student Learning & Engagement with Wireless: Wireless at Work
Wireless devices are revolutionizing education, and Airwatch Chairman and Co-founder Alan Dabbiere explains how mobile improves engagement and offers students more resources.
- Cyberbullying: Tips and Tools to Protect Your Kids: Policy Point
What is cyberbullying, and more importantly, how do you protect your kids from it or prevent your kids from being a bully? To help parents with this issue, CTIA's GrowingWireless.com provides tips and tools to help kids be safe and responsible online users.
- Growing Wireless Lists Parental Control Tools and Features: Insider Interview
CTIA's Director of State Regulatory and External Affairs Matt Gerst discusses the parental control tools and features available to monitor and manage their kids' wireless device usage on GrowingWireless.com.
- Wireless Improves Students' Interest and Scores in Math: Wireless Lifechanger
A North Carolina school district is achieving remarkable success by integrating mobile technology into its math curriculum. In addition to preparing its students for the 21st century workforce and increasing their interest in and mastery of math concepts, the program also offers teachers a chance to learn from experts so they can better incorporate math and science in their curriculum.
CTIA-The Wireless Association® (www.ctia.org) is an international organization representing the wireless communications industry. Membership in the association includes wireless carriers and their suppliers, as well as providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products. CTIA advocates on behalf of its members at all levels of government. The association also coordinates the industry's voluntary best practices and initiatives, and sponsors the industry's leading wireless tradeshows. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in Washington, D.C.