Tag Archives: screen

The Pandemic has opened the Door to Creativity for our children.

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Over the past few weeks, Zachdev has provided assistance to international educators to leverage online opportunities and transform their classrooms, this pandemic has certainly provided an opportunity for many classrooms to revamp and regenerate. Just because most of us had no option but to take learning to an online or blended format doesn’t mean this […]

Trending Entertainment Genres that every parent should know

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With the Covid changing many aspects and expectations of media, the last two years have been a whirlwind for the entertainment industry, with streaming platforms proliferating and viewing fragmenting as young consumers are spending most of their quarantine time online. Based on our research, we saw the increased demand in 2020 for entertainment, sparking major […]

What to do if you’re being bullied on a social network

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Bullying on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, WhatsApp, Instagram, Snapchat or TikTok With the increase of social networking sites, online activity and messaging apps, cyberbullying is on the increase. Most of the apps and social networking sites are for people aged 13 and over. They also state that bullying, abusive behaviors which includes harassment, impersonation and identity […]

Growing Up On YouTube

Gen Z has been watching YouTube all their life, the first generation to grow up on the platform. The majority are watching it multiple times a day, exposing them to an intensely different array of entertainment than any older consumer, including Millennials, and it’s changed what they want and expect out of entertainment. These young […]

The Hybird Tech Learning Schedule

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Personalized Student Schedules: The Foundation With the current traditional learning model, many schools are going through challenging moments with our sudden shift to emergency remote teaching and learning. The past few months have shown us the true extent of the flexibility and resilience of our model as we plan for students to return after summer […]

Your Child’s Tech Fatigue

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This spring Zoom was fun when it was novel and then after a while, Zoom fatigue set in! Staring at a screen is exhausting for adults and kids alike! There’s a lot of mental energy to required to learn through Zoom which is different from face to face learning and then there’s overall tech fatigue. […]

Delaying Your Child’s Smartphone Usage

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It is a fact that kids do not have the maturity and perspective to manage constant temptation and the social pressures that come with 24/7 connectivity—so the longer parents can delay the first smartphone, the thinking goes, the better off kids will be. When I was researching this story, a friend messaged and said he […]

Pornography Exposure

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I can still remember the first time I saw a pornographic image. I don’t merely remember when it happened but I remember what it looked like. That first image was about more than thirty years ago, and till today I still remember it vividly. That first image led to more images and a stronger pull […]

Setting Tech Boundaries

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We all know what the idle mind of a twelve-year-old can become. When I was a pre-teen (without cable television), there was little time for idling in the summer. There were too many forts to be built, ballgames to be organized, and bike rides to the library for my mind to stop before it hit […]

Conversing with Your Child

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Try not to let your conversations about screen use end up in an argument. Like many controversial topics, discussions around technology will have the power to gain or decay trust. Most importantly, by listening with CARE and responding with LOVE, you will head down the route of building trust. The elements of understanding, respect, and […]