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Technology for Kids in the 21st Century.

Posted on: Thursday, February 6th, 2014 in Activities for kids, Conversation with kids, Conversations with kids, Critical Thinking Skills, Homework, parent involvement, Reading, Technology and kids, Technology for kids

The 21st century has brought so much new technology to us that options of how to keep the kids busy is limitless.  Tired parents (or in our case grandparents) are lucky to have access to countless educational television programs and digital … read more »

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Staying in Touch with the Grandkids; Fun and Educational.

Posted on: Tuesday, July 9th, 2013 in Activities for kids, parent involvement, Technology and kids, Technology for kids, Writing

We all know that technology has become ubiquitous in our society.  While people debate the merits of technology and its effect on our culture, as a grandparent who lives far away from her grandchildren I take full advantage of it.  … read more »

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The Need for Parental Support in a World of Gadgets, Gizmos and Apps

Posted on: Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 in Family Activities, parent involvement, talking to kids, Technology for kids, TV time for kids

There is no shortage of research data on infants and toddlers and “TV time”.  Common Sense Media reports 40% of 2-4 years olds and more than 50% of 5-8 year olds use smart phones, iPads and other similar devices.  These … read more »

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A day for sharing joy

Posted on: Wednesday, January 18th, 2012 in Family Activities, Holiday, Martin Luther King Day, parent involvement, Technology for kids

Last week I blogged about the MLK day of service. I suggested visiting a senior citizen’s facility.  Our eight year old grandchild is a faithful reader of our blog and when we arrived for a weekend visit he informed us … read more »

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Balancing the use of technology for kids

Posted on: Tuesday, November 1st, 2011 in Dennis the Menace, parent involvement, Technology for kids

Recently I’ve mentioned certain comics that provide “pearls of wisdom” and the impact that they have made on me as a teacher.  Just the other day I read a Dennis the Menace cartoon, written by Hank Ketchum and it gave me … read more »