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Online gaming may boost school scores but social media is wasted time, study suggests

In what could be music to the ears of many parents, teenagers who regularly play online games are more likely to get better school scores, an Australian study suggests. Research released from RMIT University has found gaming helps boost results in maths, science and reading. But researchers said scrolling through Facebook, Instagram or chat sites […]

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‘Catch ’em all’ Safely with Canberra Grammar’s students’ app – Parkachu

Canberra Grammar School students create app for Pokemon Go hunters to ‘catch ’em all’ safely Three year 10 students from Canberra Grammar School worked tirelessly over 46 hours to create an app for GovHack 2016 event called “Parkachu,” which encourages Pokemon Go hunters to play safely by combining data from the popular smartphone app with […]

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Staying safe online is more important now than ever

Adolescents live and breathe in a digital world. Its rapid pace and constant evolution can be addictive to young minds, leaving many parents scratching their heads, worrying about potential negative effects on children.