Emily Dillard

Emily Dillard
Emily has been working with children and adults and integrating technology in the PreK-12th grade setting for over a decade. She holds a master's degree in education and human development with a concentration in educational technology leadership and a bachelor's degree in elementary education.

Recent Posts

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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Happy Birthday iPad!

This year marks the 5th anniversary of the iPad, “a magical and revolutionary device at an unbelievable price,” according to Apple’s 2010 press release.  It’s amazing to think of how our lives have changed since the announcement...

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Disconnecting From Devices

It is exhausting for anyone, let alone busy parents, to attempt to keep up with evolving technology trends. Luckily, there are many organizations that publish information to help parents with tough decisions—such as “how much” is...

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