Tag: school

If you’re a parent, you want to see your child succeed in school. So it may seem like a wise investment when a company claims that its products will improve your kids’ grades, test scores, IQ, reading speed and comprehension and even offers a...

Looking for a way to get your high school diploma or a college degree online? You’ll want to read this.

Today, the FTC announced a case against several companies that sold fake high school diplomas online. The companies claimed you could...

Going to a vocational school, also known as a trade, career or correspondence school, can be an effective way to train for a skilled job as an automotive technician, medical assistant, electronics technician, or any of a number of other positions...

With your kids heading back to school, you might be hoping they spend more time with their noses in a textbook than with their eyes glued to a screen. And since you know they’ll be spending time online — socializing, sharing photos, and...

If you teach people about everyday financial issues, like saving and shopping, credit and debt, buying a home or car, or looking for a job or paying for school, the FTC is your information destination. Consumer information from the FTC is free...

Many school forms require personal and, sometimes, sensitive information — like your child's social security number. Protect this information from falling into the wrong hands. The next time you're asked for your child's personal information,...

Advertising is a way to send messages to an audience. The message could be to buy a product, support a cause, or think favorably about something. Being aware of the ad's message can help you be a more informed consumer. Visit Admongo.gov to find...

Admongo shows kids how to identify ads, as well as advertising methods and techniques. Using Admongo and its supplemental materials gives your students the tools to become more thoughtful consumers of media and products.

Advertisers use many techniques to reach their audiences. Admongo shows you how to identify those techniques so you will be more aware of how you're being influenced to do, think, or buy something.

Ads contain messages asking you to do something — like buy a product or service. Admongo shows you how to identify those messages and think critically about the action the ad wants you to take.

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