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Five ways to keep your student's digital life safe

Technology is as much a part of school as it is the business world, and device and data loss can be just as serious. Here's how to protect your student's digital stuff (without getting all up in his or her business).

Six ways to keep teenagers safe online

In days of yore, parents of teenagers just had to worry about sex, drugs, and rock 'n roll. Now you can add technology to that list. Here are some ways to deal.

The evolution of classroom tech, from wax tablets to the iPad

Dragging education into the Information Age has taken centuries of technological improvements.

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Must-have software for college students

Fire up the new school year with these powerful and essential tools.

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Essential Back-to-School Accessories

Essential back-to-school Apple accessories

School is almost here, which means it’s time to make sure your favorite Mac-using student has the right gear. From headphones to hubs, and keyboards to covers, here are some of our favorites.

Apple rolls out Back to School promotion, adds iPhone to the mix

Apple on Tuesday kicked off its annual Back to School promotion, offering $100 gift cards with the purchase of a Mac, and $50 gift cards with the purchase of an iPad or, for the first time, an iPhone.

Summer school with iOS

Host Chris Breen is joined by Scholle Sawyer-McFarland and Joel Mathis to discuss iOS-based educational efforts parents can make to lessen summer brain drain.

Set up a kid-friendly computer

You don't really want your kids to use your computer all summer long, do you? Here's how to set up a Mac that's just right for their small and messy hands.

Set up a kid-friendly iPad

Before handing over your iPad to a kid, it's best to do some parental preparation. In this Macworld Video, Scholle Sawyer McFarland offers some tips.

Favorite math apps for kids

If there’s anything kids forget over the summer, it’s math. These great apps can help.