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Helping Your Child Harness Social Networking

Vol. 96, Prg. 26–30
April 19–23, 2010

Ever wonder how your child can while away hours on Facebook? If you don’t know what they’re doing online, you should! This week on the program, Mike Farris and his guests discuss social networking—how to keep your kids safe, and how to encourage them to make the most of today’s online opportunities.

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A Whole New World
Safety First
A Place To Grow
Taking The Public Square Online
Start Something!


Mitch Turner
Mitch Turner A former Naval Officer with over 20 years experience in computer programming and project management, Mitch Turner is HSLDA’s Director of Web Services. He manages content, development, and marketing for a dozen web sites supporting HSLDA, the Home School Foundation, and Generation Joshua. Mitch is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, with a degree in Computer Science; he earned a master’s degree in Space Systems Operations from the Naval Postgraduate School. During 12 years as a Navy cryptologic officer, Mitch had tours with the National Reconnaissance Office and aboard a destroyer during the first Persian Gulf war. He has led a wide variety of government and commercial software development efforts and has been building web sites for political, non-profit, and business organizations since the first years of the World Wide Web. Mitch and his wife, Cheryl—also a Naval Academy graduate—homeschool their 11 children.

Jeremiah Lorrig
Jeremiah Lorrig Deputy Director of HSLDA Federal Relations Jeremiah Lorrig is a lobbyist and a homeschool graduate with a passion to see young people engage their culture through both politics and their local church. He worked in four different ministries while pursuing his education, which culminated in a bachelor’s degree in government at Patrick Henry College. Jeremiah also has worked alongside HSLDA’s Generation Joshua team, helping equip young people to become leaders in the nation.

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