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Families and “screen time”: challenges of media self-regulation

by Martin Schmalzried

On the 10th of May, the London School of Economics (LSE) hosted a symposium on the topic of families and “screen time”. The event addressed the critical issue of successfully… 2,624 more words

Safety

The STEM Gap & the Role Parents are Playing

According to recent research, STEM jobs are growing at 1.7 times the rate of non-STEM jobs, and the U.S. is simply not producing enough candidates to fill them. 440 more words

Digital Parenting

4 Ways Education Has Evolved Over Time

Education techniques and methods have certainly evolved since many parents were sitting behind the desks. Instead of pens and paper, students now read and write using iPads and teachers use smartboards at the front of the class instead of projectors. 408 more words

Digital Parenting

Why Summer Fun Can Include Coding

Summer is right around the corner! However, simply because school is out doesn’t mean learning needs to stop. Don’t worry; we think your kids will actually be excited to continue their education track during the summer months. 485 more words

Digital Parenting

Digital Devices & Parent-Teen Time Issues — New Research

Check out the interesting new research just out from Common Sense Media about the issues and challenges when it comes to 21st Century digital kids and their mobile devices. 188 more words

Parents And Technology

Using Creativity to Fix the STEM Achievement Gap

Did you know that the quality of US math and science education ranks 44th in the world? There’s speculation that these lower levels of STEM education could lead to the country’s declining global economic competitiveness, so how do we go about reversing the achievement gap in US STEM education? 463 more words

Digital Parenting

Parents Use Technology to Drive Creativity

There are a lot of stats regarding the use of technology by kids. Many caution that device and technology time can be a distraction versus an educational outlet. 317 more words

Digital Parenting