Tag: technology and kids

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. Guardian to enter into the business of journalism training (Press Gazette) 2. Intel to launch StudyBook tablet in China, Brazil later this year (Register) 3. Tech tools can help special-needs kids communicate, play (PennLive) 4. Video games meet math in student competition (Education Week) [...] more »

by Aran Levasseur

Think of sitting quietly in a spartan room. There are no TVs, computers, smartphones, books, magazines or music. If you’re like most people, this probably sounds like a recipe for boredom. In our culture, we avoid moments of “not-doing” because we don’t associate boredom with having any value. And our aversion to boredom and not-doing [...] more »

by Tina Barseghian

Much of the anxiety around tweens and social media lies in the fear that they don’t care about or understand privacy settings. Parents worry that kids will either willingly or unintentionally expose themselves to dangerous anonymous predators, or that they don’t fully understand that the information they share about themselves can be used against them. [...] more »