Gone are the days of children carrying around wockets in their pockets. Most of today's generation has some sort of gadget in their pocket, fully equipped to access trendy apps and social media sites with just the tap of a finger.
How, in the ever-changing online world, are parents to evaluate the benefits and dangers of the technology their youngsters use? Though it's tricky, resources like iparent.tv, Plugged-In Parenting, and others can help.
Before letting your student connect with peers online, learn a little bit more about some of today's most popular apps and websites by conducting your own research and checking out our list of pros and cons below.