Classroom and filtering tools developed expressly for Chrome

By The Family Zone Team on 4/11/19 8:31 PM

Teachers and school admins love how easy it is to use Google and Google Classroom to achieve outstanding educational outcomes, especially when used on Chromebooks. But any device, when connected to the internet, can tempt students to wander off task into areas that are inappropriate for learning.

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Footage of the Christchurch Terrorist Attack

By The Family Zone Team on 3/29/19 8:59 PM

On Friday 15th March a horrific incident was inflicted on the people of Christchurch and live streamed online. This incident has been designated as a terrorist attack and footage of it deemed objectionable (and thus banned) by the New Zealand Authorities.
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After Christchurch: Safety for kids, support for parents

By The Family Zone Team on 3/26/19 4:18 PM

The world is still reeling from the terror attacks at Christchurch last week. Needless to say, the horror is felt even more keenly by those of us who live here in New Zealand - and perhaps most of all by those of us who live here with our children.

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Social media as social currency

By Michelle Polglase on 9/24/18 4:52 PM

There's no getting away from it, social media is social currency for young people, with many of them gaining their sense of 'belonging' through a connection to online communities. While Instagram and Snapchat are the most popular social media platforms among young people, cross-platform game Fortnite offers a new type of online community that we'll be seeing a lot more of.   

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