Guest Lisa Honold provides guidelines to help us decide if a game or app is safe for your child in this podcast “Homeschooling with Technology” with Meryl van der Merwe.

Her system for choosing appropriate apps and games is called “The Five Steps to YES” and you’ll learn about it in this episode.

One of my favorite parts of this interview is when we talk about how teaching a teen to drive is a lot like helping kids learn how to be healthy and safe online. Parents teach them step by step and check in along the way. It’s not a one-and-done lesson. Same with the internet!

Lisa is a cyber safety educator and director of the Center for Online Safety. She teaches parents and school leaders how to keep kids safe online with simple and respectful strategies to help set healthy limits on screens and technology. Her popular online courses teach parents how to set healthy limits on technology while helping kids develop their own internal compass.

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