digital parenting

What We Want Kids to Know About How the Brain Learns – Media! Tech! Parenting! – Parents Article

If on occasion, you become concerned about how your child handles stressful learning situations, read this insightful article, Daydreaming is Good for You, and Other Things I Want Kids to Know About their Brains. The writer describes a range of brain capabilities, explaining how they can support young learners. Growing children need to understand how these basic neurological brain features can help them become stronger, confident, and more effective learners.   “brain 58” by ajeofj3 is licensed under CC PDM 1.0In…

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Can You Have an Online Presence & Still Have Some Online Privacy? – Media! Tech! Parenting! – Parents Article

How do you develop a solid online presence while simultaneously having the ability to enjoy a social media account with friends and maybe even be a little goofy? It is possible, but organizing one’s digital footprints takes organization and attention. This issue is of paramount importance for people who will be applying for school or jobs in today’s digital world. To learn more about managing life in the social media world check out an informative New York Times article that…

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Maybe Technology Is Not the Primary Cause of Adolescent Digital Problems? – Media! Tech! Parenting! – Parents Article

I’ve just finished reading a June 3, 2019 New York Times article, When Social Media is Really Problematic for Adolescents, by pediatrician Perri Klass and published for her New York Times Check-up column. It’s an engaging read for parents of digital kids and for educators. (Check out other New York Times articles by Perri Klass.) Dr. Klass makes a strong case for using a new paradigm when we consider the 21st Century digital world challenges of preteens and adolescents. She writes that…

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Panic & Fear About Technology — Especially Social Media – Media! Tech! Parenting! – Parents Article

Do you find yourself nervous and at wits end about all the problems with social media and kids? Do you dread hearing the next news report about kids, screens, and digital addiction because it feels too close to home? Are you regularly worried about the intensity of your own digital activities? Few people will argue with the notion that our digital world needs tweaking. With data collecting running amock, hackers breaking into corporations around the world, bad actors using social…

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