Keep up with your kids

If you are struggling to keep up with the latest computer terms and acronyms, don’t stress – you are not alone! Even though I work in ICT (Information Communication Technology) everyday I seem to have to learn a new TLA (Three Letter Acronym) in order to do my job.

But help is at hand with a great website called NetLingo:

“Why does NetLingo exist? To track new Internet terms and text and chat acronyms. Others can do that but NetLingo is unique because it’s written by a woman using layman’s language, we are the oldest site who specializes in Internet terms, we have the largest list of text and chat acronyms, and we offer a service that is organized to educate, entertain, and empower you.”

I have referenced this site before as it has some great tips and tools for parents:

It is important, as parents, that you do not get left behind…you don’t want your kids to KPC!

About Gavin May

Gavin May is a parent at Ivanhoe Grammar School and formerly the Director of ICT. www.icybersafe.com is aimed at helping parents live in a connected world, where the internet is central to much of what we do, and certainly much of what our children do. The easy option is to just block it - the better option is to get involved and stay informed.
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