Last night, the wonderful Alissa Sklar gave a talk at our school to a group of parents interested/concerned/anxious about their children and the online world. They learned a little more about the teenage brain as it relates to their kids’ online use, the importance of teaching impulse control and how teaching digital citizenship is a partnership between school and home. 162 more words
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I’m currently reading an interesting book called Hector and the Search for Happiness and it turned my attention to apps that encourage happiness.
Yes, whilst I love Digital for all its positives I do agree that the digital industry in some ways has been the source of great unhappiness when you relate it to topics like cyber bullying, internet fraud, the fact that people have lost jobs as a result of technology and the negative feeds you may experience on social network sites like Facebook and Twitter, where some people seem set on highlighting the miserable aspects of life, but alas there can also be great joy from it too, which is why I love Happier. 159 more words
Social media is a global phenomenon, and it undeniably has major impact on societies. Yet, sites like Facebook and Instagram are actually not only capable of influencing the social aspects of human lives. 25 more words