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Helping Students, Teachers, and Parents Make Sense of the Screen Time Debate – Ian O’Byrne

Nearly a cliché after two decades of development, it is clear that the internet has profoundly changed the ways in which we read, write, communicate, and learn. Given these sweeping changes, one significant conversation centers on the use of internet-enabled devices as they relate to school policy, teaching practices, and the well-being of children. Current … Continue reading Helping Students, Teachers, and Parents Make Sense of the Screen Time Debate – Ian O’Byrne

Teaching kids the importance of empathy can help shut down bullying | king5.com | Empathy Magazine

You have the school supplies purchased and loaded up in your child's backpack, ready to start the year on the right foot - but what about making sure your child is equipped with empathy? Establishing strong, successful relationships and friendships are vital to your child's development and growth. "Practicing empathy is really just watering the … Continue reading Teaching kids the importance of empathy can help shut down bullying | king5.com | Empathy Magazine

Parental Debate: Should Your Kid Have a Cellphone in School – Edward C. Baig

Lawmakers in France recently passed a ban on the use of smartphones in schools, impacting students in their early to midteens. In U.S. school districts where digital device policies are all over the map, parents and teachers are divided on how to curb or permit phone use in the classroom. Some schools have students stash their … Continue reading Parental Debate: Should Your Kid Have a Cellphone in School – Edward C. Baig

Eric Black: When the World Poses Challenging Questions, What Do We Tell the Kids? — BCNN1 WP

What do we tell the kids about sex? The neighbors are gay and invited us over. What do we tell the kids? The pastor’s been accused of sexual misconduct. What do we tell the kids? A child at school says she no longer identifies as a girl. What do we tell the kids? A teenager […] … Continue reading Eric Black: When the World Poses Challenging Questions, What Do We Tell the Kids? — BCNN1 WP

Make Your Daughter Practice Math. She’ll Thank You Later – Barbara Oakley

For parents who want to encourage their daughters in STEM subjects, it’s crucial to remember this: Math is the sine qua non. You and your daughter can have fun throwing eggs off a building and making papier-mâché volcanoes, but the only way to create a full set of options for her in STEM is to … Continue reading Make Your Daughter Practice Math. She’ll Thank You Later – Barbara Oakley

Reclaiming a Sense of Joy – Quick Strategies for Easing the Stress of Teaching by Shane Safir

It’s the end of the school year and I’m sitting with a young principal I coach who has deep expertise, heart, and know-how. Suddenly, she breaks down sobbing. “I’m miserable in this job,” she says. “I want to stay the course, but I don’t know how to get my head above water. I just don’t … Continue reading Reclaiming a Sense of Joy – Quick Strategies for Easing the Stress of Teaching by Shane Safir

Digital Storytelling Lesson Ideas with Book Creator | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas

Book Creator is a powerful tool for digital storytelling lesson integration. Here are lots of classroom ideas to turn your students into creators. Source: Digital Storytelling Lesson Ideas with Book Creator | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas     Your kindly Donations would be so effective in order to fulfill our future research and … Continue reading Digital Storytelling Lesson Ideas with Book Creator | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas

5 Ways To Engage Reluctant Learners – by Kristina J. Doubet | Online Marketing Tools

5 Ways To Engage Reluctant Learners contributed by Kristina J. Doubet, Ph.D and Jessica A. Hockett, Ph.D. We’ve all been there. Slumped bodies, rolled eyes, defiant words, and off-task behaviors announce (not-so-subtly) that instruction isn’t “working.” So what can teachers do to encourage participation and task completion when students are reluctant to participate or complete..Read … Continue reading 5 Ways To Engage Reluctant Learners – by Kristina J. Doubet | Online Marketing Tools

“Relationships and Technology both matter – we must keep relationships at the center of all that we do as educators” via @DavidGeurin – Future Driven Book | iGeneration – 21st Century Education (Pedagogy & Digital Innovation)

In Future Driven, David Geurin describes how to conquer the status quo, create authentic learning, and help your students thrive in an unpredictable world.  He shares how to simultaneously be more committed to your mission while being more flexible with your methods. You'll discover strategies to help students learn transferable skills. And you'll find ways to inspire creative, … Continue reading “Relationships and Technology both matter – we must keep relationships at the center of all that we do as educators” via @DavidGeurin – Future Driven Book | iGeneration – 21st Century Education (Pedagogy & Digital Innovation)

Prevent Children From Exposure of Electronic Devices

Parents are being admonished to control their children’s use of electronic devices The Worldwide Head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, says parents, who prevent their children from the uncontrolled exposure to electronic devices are worthy of praise. His Holiness Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, Khalifatul Masih V, said the proper upbringing of children in the society […] … Continue reading Prevent Children From Exposure of Electronic Devices

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