[Updated January 12, 2018] Chromebooks were made for Internet access and they are hard for parents to control. And, as of January 12, 2018, it became even more difficult for parents, when Google removed its Supervised User functionality from Chromebooks without a replacement feature.
So, what’s a parent to do? We wrote a complete blog post on this sudden announcement from Google, and below, we outline the important steps that parents can still take in order to protect their Chromebook.
Related Post: Google Quits Supervised Users
Step 1: Set up OpenDNS on your home’s router.
Step 2: Set up the Chromebook following these steps:
Recently, we received this question from a parent:
“When the kids work on a school-issued Google login, the school administrator has access to review everything students do, which is good. Yet, what if the child is using a personal Chromebook that we buy, and you don’t necessarily want the school to have access to everything – does that mean we need to set up a second account for each child?”
We did a bit of research, and found these articles that might help, if this is an area of concern for you.
After you buy Mobicip to protect your Chromebook, are you ready to have awesome conversations with your kids about how to use their technology well? Snapchat – pornography – predators – bullies – help! Please visit our Protect Young Eyes Parent University, where you’ll find videos to watch with your kids, creating common vocabulary, and awesome chats. Sometimes, when kids hear someone else talk about awkward things, it helps them really hear it for the first time. Please visit the PYE Parent University today!