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Protecting Your Family's Devices From Hackers

Precautions consumers should take.

Stream Sesame Street Episodes, eBooks With Library Card

Digital service adds eBooks, e-comics and program episodes for participating libraries.

Deciphering Teen Text Messages

New slang is often harmless, but parents should monitor texts that fall into these areas.

GCS Students Named State Champions in Real World Design Challenge

Team from STEM Early College at N.C. A&T will compete at the national level.

Does Spending Time Online Destroy Empathy?

Six ways families can engage with online communities that actively encourage positive social values.

STEM Camps Are in Session Across North Carolina

STEM camps are educating the next generation of thinkers and innovators.

What’s on Your Teen’s 'Finsta' Account?

If you have teenagers, encourage them to post positive thoughts and messages on their "Finsta" accounts.

Three New Exhibits Coming to Greensboro Children’s Museum

Greensboro Children's Museum to add outdoor play plaza, indoor winding river water feature and kid-friendly technology center.

Teens and Technology Addiction

A recent survey finds that 50 percent of teens “feel addicted” to their mobile devices and 59 percent of parents agree that their teen is addicted.

Seven Guilford County Schools Recognized Nationally

Seven Guilford County Schools were recognized by Newsweek’s 2016 Top High Schools list, including the Early College at Guilford, which was ranked No. 5 in the country.

Is Pokémon GO a Go in Your Neighborhood?

Pokémon GO is a hit with tweens, teens and parents worldwide.

Facebook's "Like" Button Overhauled

A long awaited change to be rolled out over next few days

Encouraging Healthy Media Use for Kids

Encouraging a lifetime of healthy media use is more complex than ever before.

Track Flu Outbreaks on Campuses

A new smartphone app can help identify college students at risk of catching the flu, say UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke University researchers.

Relieving the Guilt of Screen Time

Reasons to limit kids' screen time, while also relaxing about limited exposure

5 Apps For Busy Parents

Delegate family organization and balance to your smartphone

Could WiFi be the next peanut butter?

A child's allergy to electromagnetic fields, and a school's lack of accommodation, is headed to court.

Hide apps and teen privacy

Should parents worry about teens using hide apps?

4 Apps for Parents of Toddlers & Preschoolers

Apps appropriate for preschoolers and their parents.

More on Parenting Cellularly Equipped Children

Raising cellularly equipped children.

Teaching Kids to Code

Reading, Writing ... and Coding? Creating the Next Generation of Programmers

A Great App Library of Educational Games

A roundup of apps for kids.

Who Knew? Babies Love iPads!

Babies and technology.

Plugged In

Finding ways to handle the burgeoning use of electronics in your family.
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Annual Guides

Education Guide

The all-new 2015-2016 Education Guide is packed with everything parents need to know to navigate more than 500 education options and resources in the Triad, including area preschools, private schools, public school systems, charter schools, boarding schools and academic resources.

GPS [Go. Play. See]

It's your complete family guide to Triad living. Parents are busy and on the go. Use this guide to help you explore all this great area offers for families in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point and surrounding communities.

Exceptional Child

For parents of kids with special needs, finding help and support can be challenging. We've compiled valuable resources for Triad parents in our latest annual publication, Exceptional Child, which is also available as a digital guide.