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School Should Also Be About Learning Through Play

School Should Also Be About Learning Through Play

Rebecca Jackson  10.28.2014
Creating opportunities for all children to learn, in a country as vast as the United States, is a unique challenge. One salient point...
5 Apps To Help You Cope With Anxiety

5 Apps To Help You Cope With Anxiety

Leigh Weingus  10.27.2014
Anyone familiar with feelings of worry, stress and anxiety knows that getting to a calm, peaceful place isn't always easy. As society becomes...
The Young and the Stressful: A True Story

The Young and the Stressful: A True Story

Amy Alabaster  10.23.2014
Professional achievements still mean a lot to me. Success, however, is in the process of being re-defined. Prioritizing my well-being is...
A Close Look at the Online Spending Behavior of Children

A Close Look at the Online Spending Behavior of Children

Suren Ramasubbu  10.23.2014
As consumers, it is up to us to teach our children to use, and not abuse, technology.
Cyberbullying, Online Abuse or Political Scandal: 41-Year-Old Monica Lewinsky Ought to Know the Difference

Cyberbullying, Online Abuse or Political Scandal: 41-Year-Old Monica Lewinsky Ought to Know the Difference

Diane Primo  10.22.2014
I am shocked--shocked--that Monica Lewinsky considers the Internet the major contributor to her ruined reputation; shocked that she considered...
The 6 Steps To Good Digital Parenting

The 6 Steps To Good Digital Parenting

Stephen Balkam  10.22.2014
This is probably the first technological era in human history where the kids are leading the adults. It is very humbling to have a 7-year-old...
The Learning Habit Challenge!

The Learning Habit Challenge!

Rebecca Jackson  10.21.2014
We can all get stuck in familiar routines that are nonproductive, simply because they are repeated, day after day. So, after repeatedly...
Why My Kids Need to Watch More TV

Why My Kids Need to Watch More TV

Annmarie Kelly-Harbaugh  10.21.2014
For the duration of their little lives, my children have watched videos on Netflix and Amazon. They have never had to sit through TV commercials....
10 Smartphone Rules We Should All Follow

10 Smartphone Rules We Should All Follow

Zach Dean  10.21.2014
This is not a blog on your rights. You have a right to be oblivious to your surroundings and a right to be obnoxious. That includes your...
The Virtualization of Childhood

The Virtualization of Childhood

Suren Ramasubbu  10.17.2014
Internet, the global system of interconnected computer networks that was created to defend geographic boundaries, has now morphed into...
How Edinburgh Taught Me to Be More Present

How Edinburgh Taught Me to Be More Present

Melissa Garvey  10.15.2014
I eventually became happy and grateful for the break from my phone. I felt more relaxed and noticed all the Scottish beauty around me that...
Wifi Connected But No Connection

Wifi Connected But No Connection

Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D.  10.15.2014
Technology may offer us the hardware and the software to connect. But then, real connection, it seems to me, will only happen if we use...
FOMO: Keeping Up with the Acronyms

FOMO: Keeping Up with the Acronyms

Dana Westreich Hirt  10.14.2014
I don't remember my parents worrying about me missing a big party or being concerned how grounding me for two weeks would impact homecoming...