Tag: kids

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...

Walking through the mall can teach you about more than just the latest fashion trends; you also can learn how to be an informed consumer — especially at this mall.

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.

Get ready for your "aducation" with Haze! He will walk you through Admongo. Meet the challenge to find all the ads, determine who created them, and understand the actions the ads want you to take.

Having an "aducation" means understanding the true messages behind advertising. Admongo teaches this to kids in a way that's fun, interactive and helps them become more thoughtful consumers. Use Admongo in the classroom or at home with teaching...

"Don't be so critical."

Maybe you've heard that from time to time. But when it comes to things you read and see, it pays to think critically. Everything that's written is written by someone for a reason. Every media message you see —...

Meet Shock... Bill Shock

If your parents have ever met Bill Shock, you'd probably know.

Mr. Shock isn't a who — it's a what: bill shock is what happens when your family cell phone bill is much higher than it's supposed to be. Or than your...

Could you really be a model or actor? Or maybe it’s your kids that have the right look? If a talent scout says you’ve got a future in the business, you might be flattered. Then, be skeptical. You could be the target of a modeling scam.

How...

Odds are your kids play video games. And as their parent, you have ideas about what’s right for them when they do. Fortunately, tools like game ratings and parental controls can help you learn about the games your kids want to play — and help...

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