Category Archives: Knowledge

Teaching Without The Internet

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Most parents take their job as teachers very seriously. We teach our kids colors. ABCs.  Taking turns. Right from wrong. But sometimes we don’t even notice a much more important lesson we’re imparting to our children: how to manage their feelings, and therefore their behavior. This is the basis of emotional intelligence (EQ), which will […]

Teens Pornography Usage On A Rise

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Be it intentional or accidental, we as parents would never want our child to view pornography. It is far more than just an “it is wrong” feeling. Many of such sites are actually targeting kids. And statistics have shown that it is succeeding.   In a span of 20 years, researchers have discovered a large […]

Digital Storytelling Fosters Authentic Learning For Your Child

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Everybody loves stories, no matter if we are hearing them or telling them. Exploring digital storytelling in your classroom connects students to an age-old practice in an entirely modern way. Storytelling has a rich history as a communication tool in various guises, from cave drawings, through the oral storytelling tradition in many cultures, to its […]

Your Child Loves Learning Online But Not In School

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Many of them don’t even hate school as an idea. They don’t dislike what they’re learning. They dislike how they’re being made to learn it. One of the most important things for educators – both seasoned veterans and those who are new to the job – to understand is that students don’t hate education. Learning […]

Why Media Literacy Matters For Your Child?

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Part of media literacy is the crucial ability to determine the reliability of all that information. Media literacy has become a more important consideration in our children’s futures than ever. Educators must be familiar with the media’s role in our changing woguiderld. It’s here to stay as the main component of how society shares information […]

Digital Distraction vs Digital Supplementation

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Being distracted by technology isn’t a new thing, but today’s tech is different. Digital distraction is a term only those living in our Information Age might know. Being distracted by technology isn’t a new thing, but today’s tech is different. It’s personal—so personal, in fact, that we can’t imagine living our lives without it now. […]

Using Social Media For Classroom Research

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Did you know it’s possible for students to use social media as a classroom research tool? Over the years social media has evolved from being a mere communication platform where people can connect with their long-time friends. It has matured into a platform where people conduct real business in addition to just making connections. Facebook […]

Integrating Classroom Technology For Your Child Is Important

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At no other point in history does technology have more of a place in the modern classroom than today. Change can be scary, and exponential change even more so. Such is the reality facing teachers as technology continues to develop a foothold in the modern classroom. But why should educators choose not to fear using […]

Developing Your Child’s Online Research and Content Analysis Skills

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Teaching online research skills to our learners Is crucial for many reasons. You already know as a teacher that you can communicate the answers to many questions in your classes quite quickly. Your students can frantically write down everything you say, read the textbooks you use in your lessons, and learn by discussing ideas with […]

Lets build healthier relationships with technology!

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How can we build healthier relationships with technology? While, of course, social media has its benefits, it has also taken over young people’s relationships and is constructing their daily reality—homework, weekend plans, flirting, friendship, their sense of self and belonging—all within a system that is designed to capture and monetize our attention. In this unprecedented […]