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In Education, Technology Helps, But Humans Matter Most

In Education, Technology Helps, But Humans Matter Most

Kermit S. Randa  08.17.2015
As the son of a parent who was deeply involved in the local school system, I developed from an early age a strong appreciation for the...
What It Was Like To Live Offline

What It Was Like To Live Offline

Jennifer Rauch  08.17.2015
As an experiment, I decided to get away from digital media for a while and see what that was like. Sort of like the National Day of Unplugging...
How To Know You've Had Too Much Facebook (And What To Do Instead)

How To Know You've Had Too Much Facebook (And What To Do Instead)

Jennifer S. White  08.17.2015
I know that I've been on Facebook too long when I begin to feel catty or mean. For me -- I'll be honest -- this doesn't take long.
Why I Love My Ancient iPhone 4

Why I Love My Ancient iPhone 4

Maxwell Strachan  08.14.2015
Oftentimes, when I pull my phone out in front of new people, they look at me weirdly. That’s understandable. After all, I have an...
Why People Die Playing Video Games

Why People Die Playing Video Games

Damon Beres  08.14.2015
"He played the game to pass the time: ten hours of uninterrupted questing. Then, mind hazed by the room's thick cigarette smoke and eyes...
The Problem With Perfection: 4 Ways to Protect Your Children From Falsehoods on Social Media

The Problem With Perfection: 4 Ways to Protect Your Children From Falsehoods on Social Media

Richard Greenberg  08.14.2015
We'd all like to live in an ideal world, but that's just not what life is about. So how can we condition our children for reality and keep...
Plugging Into Your Kids Instead of Technology

Plugging Into Your Kids Instead of Technology

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.  08.13.2015
Plugging into our kids is like turning on the lights to keep pace with what is on their minds. They need to know we care about their ideas,...
Video Prankster (And Parents) Teach Teens A Terrifying Lesson About Online Predators

Video Prankster (And Parents) Teach Teens A Terrifying Lesson About Online Predators

Yagana Shah  08.13.2015
It's every modern parent's worst nightmare. Their gullible child is befriended by a stranger online, posing to be someone else....
Lisa Leslie Says 'The Door Is Wide Open' For Women In Basketball

Lisa Leslie Says 'The Door Is Wide Open' For Women In Basketball

Lucy McCalmont  08.12.2015
It's been the summer for women in sports, particularly for San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Becky Hammon, who is continuing to break...
25 Things That Matter More Than The Number Of 'Likes' You Get On Instagram

25 Things That Matter More Than The Number Of 'Likes' You Get On Instagram

Carly Steyer  08.12.2015
You take a good picture, crop it to perfection and choose the ideal filter. Then you hit "share."  After that, it's natural to get...
It's Too Nice Outside To Be Stupid Indoors At Stupid Work At My Stupid Dumb Computer

It's Too Nice Outside To Be Stupid Indoors At Stupid Work At My Stupid Dumb Computer

Andy McDonald  08.12.2015
Argh! It's too nice to be inside working! Look at the bright blue sky! Look at the lush green trees! Outside, it's 80 degrees and sunny...
8 Things You Can Do as a Parent to Curb Your Kid's Tech Obsession

8 Things You Can Do as a Parent to Curb Your Kid's Tech Obsession

Lisa Schmidt  08.11.2015
While it is the way of the future and will prove necessary to our kids in a lot of their future endeavors -- what happened to just being...
12 Books That Will Lift You Up When You Are Down

12 Books That Will Lift You Up When You Are Down

Katherine Brooks  08.11.2015
Sometimes, you need a pick-me-up. You're feeling blue, down in the dumps, maybe even dealing with a lump in your throat. Whichever idiom...
People Worry More About Kids Sexting Than Smoking, Survey Suggests

People Worry More About Kids Sexting Than Smoking, Survey Suggests

Rebecca Adams  08.11.2015
Studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for...