Children / Kids

Dangers of Facebook Oversharing ~ Should Parents Post Pictures of Their Kids

You could be telling strangers exactly where you live when you share a picture on Facebook or Instagram. Phones or devices with GPS technology contain tags that reveal exactly where the picture was taken. Why do parents have to share EVERYTHING their children do on Facebook? How much is too much information when it comes to sharing on Facebook? When ...

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TED Speaker ~ Thomas Suarez: A 12-year-old App Developer

Speakers Thomas Suarez: Developer, 12 year old

Thomas Suarez, a 12 year old, taught himself to build iphone apps. Most 12-year-olds love playing videogames — Thomas Suarez taught himself how to create them. After developing iPhone apps like “Bustin Jeiber,” a whack-a-mole game, he is now using his skills to help other kids become developers. (Filmed at TEDxManhattanBeach.) Thomas Suarez’s interest in technology and programming led him ...

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3rd Global Childhood Conference ~ To Investigate and Explore All Aspects of Childhood

Inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary conference project seeks to investigate and explore all aspects of childhood. Thursday 18th July – Saturday 20th July 2013 Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom Call for Presentations: This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary conference project seeks to investigate and explore all aspects of childhood. The period of life prior to adulthood is one of dramatic change and development of ...

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Interactive Educational Activities and Online Games

Apples4theteacher.com provides free interactive printable teaching resources and interactive learning games.

A Fun Educational Website for Teachers and Kids Apples4theteacher.com. a primary website, offers interactive educational activities and online games for teachers and homeschoolers. Dear Teachers, Parents and Kids,  Apples4theteacher.com adding more educational resources for teachers and kids (preK-grade 6) every day. Excuse our ‘dust’ as we move into high gear! Our site includes interactive learning games, quizzes, and worksheet generator ...

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The Disadvantages of Letting Students Use Their Cell Phones at School

Play Handphone ~ Teacher breaks student's phone

In most high schools, the majority of the students own a cell phone. Whatever the rules are at their school about cell phones, students use them. Sometimes they are caught by their teachers, but most of the time, students get away with it. Having a cell phone at school comes with many advantages, but there are also negative things that ...

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Why Kids Should Be Taught How To Code

There is a growing consensus that the way children in schools are being taught information technology is in need of a radical overhaul. Here John Naughton explains the problem and offers a manifesto for revolutionary action. A vigorous debate has begun – within government and elsewhere – about what should be done about information and communication technology (ICT) in the ...

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Technologies in the 1980s Versus Kids of Today

These kids are just fortunate nobody gave them a Motorola mobile phone from the same era.

Kids of today meet the toys of yesterday. Can today’s Kids figure out the Technology of the 1980’s? This was a fun story about the differences between the Past and Present. If you lived through the 1980s, then you know it was an amazing decade. It seemed like every month some cool new technology came onto the market. Many of ...

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Sir Ken Robinson: Schools Kill Creativity

Book:  The essential guide to building a culture of creativity and innovation throughout an organization Your help is needed to crack an unsolved crime: creative thinking is critical for future fulfillment and survival, and yet it is now declining at an alarming rate. In this original mystery-style approach, you will have the opportunity to match your knowledge against that of ...

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Spying on Your Teens via Facebook? Most Parents are

Spying on your teens via Facebook? Most parents are

A new study shows 60% of parents are spying on their kids online How much do you trust your children online? According to computer security company AVG, most parents go by the Ronald Reagan adage of “trust, but verify”: Approximately 61% of U.S. parents secretly spy on their children via Facebook. The study of 4,400 parents shows that mothers and fathers ...

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Keep Your Kid Safe Online, Cyber Safety for Schools

Internet Safety Tips for Students

>>> Is web is not always reliable for kids?  The use of computer technology is widely accepted today as a preferred method in which children access information, communicate with their peers, and receive educational information. The good news is that the online world offers children experiences that are educational and rewarding. In addition, being able to use the Internet effectively ...

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