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How The New York Public Library Is Bridging The Digital Divide

How The New York Public Library Is Bridging The Digital Divide

James Thilman  07. 6.2015
 The 11th annual Aspen Ideas Festival drew impressive crowds to the picturesque Colorado mountain town in late June, inspiring...
13 Tips For Parenting When Screens Are Everywhere

13 Tips For Parenting When Screens Are Everywhere

Alexander Howard  07. 6.2015
When I started writing a column about parenting and screen time this spring, I talked to a lot of people about technology and young children,...
Screen Addiction Is Taking A Toll On Children

Screen Addiction Is Taking A Toll On Children

The New York Times  07. 6.2015
Excessive use of computer games among young people in China appears to be taking an alarming turn and may have particular relevance for...
14 Screen-Free Ways To Stimulate Your Child's Mind

14 Screen-Free Ways To Stimulate Your Child's Mind

  07. 6.2015
As a young child’s brain develops, trillions of connections are formed between brain cells and developed through such stimuli as light,...
How A TV-Free Summer Is Changing Our Family

How A TV-Free Summer Is Changing Our Family

Mary E. Graham  07. 1.2015
I used the TV and the TV used me. It was a beautiful relationship that I had no qualms with. Until summer arrived and I decided I had qualms....
Summertime Social Media and Periscope Safety Tips for Parents

Summertime Social Media and Periscope Safety Tips for Parents

Katie Lance  06.16.2015
Make sure to have conversations with your caregivers this summer. Let them know your rules about social media, photos and videos of your...
Parents' Top 5 Questions to Keep Kids Safe Online

Parents' Top 5 Questions to Keep Kids Safe Online

Common Sense Media  06.10.2015
Lots of kids start playing around online during the preschool years, but many parents wait until kids are in elementary school to get them...
This Is What Your Child Looks Like Watching TV

This Is What Your Child Looks Like Watching TV

Priscilla Frank  06.10.2015
Emmeline "Television has changed the American child from an irresistible force to an immovable object," educator Laurence J. Peter...
Are Your Kids 'Addicted' to Mobile Games?

Are Your Kids 'Addicted' to Mobile Games?

Catriona Wallis  06. 9.2015
As a parent of vivacious boys aged 5 and 8 obsessed with breaking-up and creating blocks and hiding from the Enderman in the mobile version...
10 Statistics That Capture The Dangers of Texting and Driving

10 Statistics That Capture The Dangers of Texting and Driving

Erin Schumaker  06. 8.2015
On June 8, a report was released stating that Tennessee bus crash that left two young girls and a teacher's aide dead last December was...
Why Boredom Is One of The Greatest Experiences You Can Give a Child

Why Boredom Is One of The Greatest Experiences You Can Give a Child

Susan Pearse  06. 3.2015
"I'm bored. Can I play on the iPad?" asked my 6-year-old for the second time. It was one of those times where it would've been easier to...
6 Ways to Smartly (And Cheaply) Download Kids' Apps

6 Ways to Smartly (And Cheaply) Download Kids' Apps

Common Sense Media  05.29.2015
You're going to the DMV and have to take your 4-year-old. The wait could be over an hour, and when the books, crayons and songs run dry,...
Influence of Social Media on Teenagers

Influence of Social Media on Teenagers

Suren Ramasubbu  05.26.2015
The influence of social media on adolescents and teenagers is of particular importance, not only because this particular group of children...
Is Google Killing Wonder?

Is Google Killing Wonder?

Dr. Jim Taylor  05.26.2015
Yes, you may have gotten the answer to your question, and wasn't that so nice and tidy? But at what cost? The question, and any conversation...