Friday 7 July: Smartphones and the rise in head lice + argumentative children doing well in the core three subjects + over a third of kids adding strangers online.
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The mobile phone is no longer simply used for calling and sending texts, it is now also a valuable educational tool. As we mark the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, Marjun Ziarati looks at some of the ways the smartphone is changing how young people learn.
Friday 30 June: Celebrities unite against bully on Twitter + Smartphones changing the shape of eyes + British teens seen as 'extreme internet users' and more
Friday 23 June Facebook tackles extremism, teacher shortage crisis worsens, could Tinder really take down the White House + more.
Former secondary school teacher, and new addition to the Parent Zone team, Marjun Ziarati, talks about the benefits of technology and the importance of working closely with parents to prepare young people to cope with life in a digital age.
16 June: Sex crimes in schools up 255% + Facebook using AI to combat terrorist propaganda + North missing out on learning languages + more.
9 June: impact of social media on teachers + Skype's new app + elderly taken to their childhood homes through VR.
26 May: Tips for teachers following terrorist incidents, plummeting teaching applications + Twitter reacts to the Edexel GCSE Maths exam.
Parent Zone voices its concern over widespread attention paid to the online trend known as ‘Blue Whale’.
28 April 2017: Girls downplay their maths ability + how students are turning schools green + the two-year-old with her own YouTube cooking show.