What a time we are living through. Undoubtedly kids feel our stress about coronavirus, elections, and remaining largely at home...which explains why so many are escaping into video games! Some studies report a 75% increase in gaming since March and market researcher Mat Piscatella told the L.A. Times,

“As people have stayed at home more, they’ve utilized gaming not only as a diversion and an escape, but also as a means of staying connected with family and friends...Comfort, connection, diversion, escape — what’s not to like, especially at a time like this?"

Of course parents are concerned about the games their kids are playing and the one we've been asked about lately is 'Among Us,' the new multiplayer video game poised to overtake Fortnite in popularity. Read on to learn about it and more!

Hang in there,

Your Friends at Cyberwise
What the Heck Is 'Among Us'?
Check out our latest Learning Hub to discover everything you need to know about this new game kids love.
Video Game Security Guide
Be sure you check out these tips on how to keep your young gamers safe.

5 Convincing Reasons Teaching CyberEthics is a Must
We're sure these five reasons will convince you that every child needs an education in cyber ethics.
Cyber Civics is Growing
Our own curriculum, Cyber Civics, is now being taught in 47 US states and 7 other countries. With so many kids at home we offer free lessons for families and make our entire program available for home use too.
Get Your Free Ticket Today
We're thrilled to join NY Times White House Correspondent Peter Baker and NY Times Bestselling Author Dr. John C. Maxwell for this powerful online series that starts today! Get info and resources to help your child lead and thrive in the new home-schooling and e-learning educational model!... all for FREE.
Did You Miss The Screen Fatigue Webinar?
You can hear the highlights (no screen fatigue required) in this podcast AND get links to all the resources we mentioned.
Even though we can't come to you in person we're doing lots of virtual presentations, this one is open to the public, please join us:

11/12, "Digital Parenting During COVID-19" part of the "Together for Teens" event sponsored by the Wellness & Prevention Center.

11/11 | Teacher Professional Development Workshop, Ocean Charter School
11/16 | Teacher Professional Development Workshop, Leo Baeck Day School
11/17 | "Teaching Students to Use Tech Safely & Wisely," Parent Event Cranbrook Middle
11/17 | "Digital Parenting During COVID-19," Parent Event Ocean Charter School
11/24 | "Navigating the Holidays: Social Media to the Rescue?" Webinar. Open to the public.
12/03 | "Raising Humans in a Digital World" Parent Presentation, Leo Baeck Day School