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Creating a Caring Teen Online Starts Offline with a Caring Parent

Sue Scheff | Posted 09.06.2014 | Parents
Sue Scheff

There is nothing wrong with wanting our children to be academically accomplished and happy, but many understand that giving to others actually brings the most joy to those that do the giving.

Closer Together or Further Apart? Digital Devices and the New Generation Gap

Robert Weiss | Posted 04.01.2014 | Technology
Robert Weiss

Today, the divide is more about the fact that young people neither see nor hear their elders because, from a communications standpoint, the two generations are not in the same room.

Life On A Social Media Island--Where Digital Natives And Digital Immigrants Must Collaborate

April Rudin | Posted 03.20.2014 | Technology
April Rudin

We can remember our first Compaq portable computers in the 1980s but that doesn't mean we are less savvy with Twitter or Facebook than younger generations.

NOT the Millennials

Tom Alderman | Posted 02.17.2014 | Media
Tom Alderman

We're namers. We like to put people and things in buckets, assign labels to the buckets and fit them into our handy memory garage. We're especially bi...

The Mindset List for the Class of 2017

Mary Quigley | Posted 10.21.2013 | College
Mary Quigley

The three million students who are entering college this month were born mostly in 1995. Unlike their "digital immigrants" parents and professors, they are "digital natives," so many of the 60 points on the list reflect how technology impacts their daily lives.

Digital Generation Gap

Mary Quigley | Posted 09.01.2012 | Media
Mary Quigley

These issues are not restricted to the classroom. If you think holding an office meeting is distracting now with people glancing at their cellsphone, wait until Gen Y floods the workplace. Eye contact will be a relic of the past.

Am I Better Than Facebook?

Claire Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Claire Gordon

Facebook me is better than actual me. Smarter, wittier, funner, prettier. But does Facebook, as a platform, reduce the richness of my personhood? Absolutely.