Tag Archives: tech

Is Coding An Important Skill For Children?

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With technology on the rise, many have asked if coding is a necessary skill to learn for the kids.  Getting all children to code at school has been a widespread controversy for the tech industry for some time now. Many within the technology sector have been strongly encouraging and supporting for coding to be inculcated […]

How To Help Your Child Have A Great Virtual School Year

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The number of summer days is dwindling and if anxiety about the new school year is creeping in, you’re not alone. We have all the feels but somehow, we have take a deep breath and set them aside because it’s more important than ever to help your child have a great virtual school year. Proactive […]

Has the digital age ruined the elements of childhood?

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Our children and teens are tormented by dangerously high rates of depression, self-injurious cutting, and other serious emotional problems. This generation’s suffering because of the hopeless and menacing cyberworld they inhabit, elementary schoolers are cyberbullied on social media, teens scroll through grisly photos of self-mutilation online. This digital immersion cuts them off from needed family […]

Authoritative Tech Parenting?

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Parenting articles and books have been encouraging parents to form close bonds with their child. But the advice dramatically shifts for the raising of older children, as pop-culture pundits suggest that it’s normal for teens, and even pre-teens, to disengage from their families. “She lives on her phone in her room, But what can I […]

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 […]

Digital Well-Being Guidelines

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In this unprecedented time, technology has become part of our social fabric in a deeper, more intimate way than ever before. For many of us, technology has been a social lifeline. Unfortunately, our increased reliance on technology doesn’t diminish the challenges and dangers it poses. QUESTIONS TO ASK OURSELVES: What thought, feeling, or impulse led […]

The Power of Humane Technologies?

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Technology is Never Neutral   We are constructing the social world Some technologists believe that technology is neutral. But in truth, it never is, for three reasons. First, our values and assumptions are baked into what we build. Anytime you put content or interface choices in front of a user you are influencing them; whether […]

A Healthy Tech Environment for Your Baby

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Did you know? 80% of brain development occurs in the first three years of life. Talking, reading, singing, and playing with your baby sets them up for a lifetime of success. What does your baby need to grow their brain and develop spoken language? • Lots of talking. The more words your baby hears, the […]

Why is a healthy tech environment important?

Now is the time to consider how you can boost your baby’s brain development and communication skills, right from birth. This includes starting healthy screen-time habits for the whole family. It helps you to feel calmer and more tuned in to baby’s needs; • feel a closer connection to your baby; • accomplish more throughout […]