Talking to Children about Digital Citizenship and Online Safety

We teach children in Kindergarten through 8th grade about the joys (and responsibilities) of using technology, because as helpful and enjoyable as technology can be, there are some risks that accompany this ever-changing field. We...

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Helping Your Children Use Internet Devices Responsibly

Most adults under-parent their children when it comes to technology. There are no bad intentions involved; it’s just that when you were in middle school, you had Garbage Pail Kids cards in your pocket—and today your children will...

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The Importance of Maker Empowerment

Do you think of yourself as creative? How many times have you said, or heard other people say “I'm not creative”? This mindset is very important to many aspects of our lives and reaches far beyond just the motivation to pick up a...

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Tech Talks with Kids, Part II

“These days, we want to be with each other but also elsewhere, connected to wherever else we want to be, because what we value most is control over where we put our attention.”—Sherry Turkle, Reclaiming Conversation 

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Tech Talks with Kids, Part I

This is the first in a two-part series of posts about talking to kids about technology and how doing so can help you build a stronger relationship with your child. This first post focuses on young children, and the second focuses...

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