Tag Archive for technology

School To Allow Kids To Bring Their Own...

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Students are engaged and focused – and it makes their instruction more individualized and more student-driven

Flashback: Sticks and Phones: Preventing...

on July 18, 2014 by

Art Bamford series

How Young is Too Young for Digital...

on July 18, 2014 by

Art Bamford series

A New Look @ Navigating Digital...

on July 18, 2014 by

Art Bamford series

Millennials Shy Away from Voice Mail

on June 30, 2014 by

The expectation is that we send each other text messages, and if you wanted to talk to someone, you’d answer their…

Police Must Have a Warrant to Search...

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The Fourth Amendment protects the right of the people against unreasonable searches and seizures

Majority of Kids Are Sexting

on June 21, 2014 by

Students were largely unaware of potential legal consequences of sexting

A Letter To My Boys (The Real Reason I...

on June 5, 2014 by

I want to watch your face illuminated by the majesty of life – not the glow of a screen

10 Reasons Why Handheld Devices Should...

on June 5, 2014 by

10 research-based reasons for this ban

Call Of Duty Linked To The Suicides Of...

on June 5, 2014 by

A coroner has slammed Call of Duty after a string of teenagers who regularly played it killed themselves

Russia: Internet Addiction Ranks Among...

on May 30, 2014 by

6% of all teenagers in Russia were addicted to computer and Internet

Walt Mueller On Teens And Technology

on May 26, 2014 by

YS Idea Lab

Teen Killed By Train As She Argued With...

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“I’ve told my kids..keep one headphone in and one headphone out so you can hear the world around you,”

Google Glass Family Parody

on April 29, 2014 by

Google Glass Parody Shows Family Lost in Wearable Computing

Parents Are Warned Phone Addiction Could...

on March 11, 2014 by

73% of the adults used their phone at least once during each meal

7 Media-Savvy Skills All Parents Need in...

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Everyday there’s some new thing we parents need to figure out,here are smart strategies for managing your kids

Smart band for teens

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A modular bracelet designed to let young users send secret messages, unlock game levels..

‘Flappy Bird’ Creator...

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Downloads suddenly surged in December, making it one of the most popular apps on the market

New Skydog Router Lets Parents Monitor...

on January 27, 2014 by

Allowing you to monitor every single gadget and person on them in your home

Introducing iParent.TV – keeping...

on January 26, 2014 by

58% kids know how to hide online activities from parents.46% would change behavior if parents were paying attention

Still Texting?

on January 20, 2014 by

OMG, That’s Already So Old-School

The Digital Generation Is Here ...

on January 14, 2014 by

1/10 boys code, and 1/3 want to learn

Protect your students from”Revenge...

on January 13, 2014 by

Victims Of ‘Revenge Porn’ Open Up On Reddit About How It Impacted Their Lives

Kids of the past vs internet generation

on January 13, 2014 by

How 3 Different Generations Use The Internet

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone unveils...

on January 10, 2014 by

Questions can be posed and answered with photographs

Connected Culture Could Be Bad for Your...

on January 6, 2014 by

83% of Amercians wish they had more time to spend with family

Tablets at the Table

on January 5, 2014 by

Parents may want to limit electronic media at mealtime

Millennials and tech in 2013

on December 29, 2013 by

Ypulse

70% of these digital natives ...

on December 8, 2013 by

They’re bringing up relevant questions for young Christians whose faith practices take them onto their phones and laptops

Teens Cell Phone Usage [infographic]

on December 5, 2013 by

Youth ministry media

Teen Texting: The Ruin of Romance

on December 4, 2013 by

“The dependency we have on interaction thru social media has gotten pretty ridiculous!”
Christine Ibrahim

XXXbox

on November 28, 2013 by

Xbox One owners find way to watch porn on the console

PS4 or Xbox One?

on November 28, 2013 by

It’s a tossup

Satellite Built by High School Students...

on November 20, 2013 by

The launch marks the first time NASA will launch a cubesat developed by students not yet in college

Dinovember: Creative Parents Bring Their...

on November 19, 2013 by

Because in the age of iPads and Netflix, we don’t want our kids to lose their sense of wonder and imagination

Study Shows No Harmful Impact From...

on November 19, 2013 by

Watching TV for 3 h or more at 5 years predicted a 0.13 point increase (95% CI 0.03 to 0.24) in conduct…

TECHNOLOGY AND KIDS

on November 16, 2013 by

A Study in Contrast

From iPotty to iMom

on November 14, 2013 by

Jimmy Kimmel introduces apple’s newest product

Techie Teens: Does ‘New and...

on October 14, 2013 by

“I feel like they’re being raised in a world where it’s common—no, expected—to continually ‘trade up.’”

Today’s Cultural Theologians

on October 9, 2013 by

Jeff Bachman: Breakout session at the National Youth Workers Convention

Teens Get An ‘Eraser Button’...

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Bill Provides Reset Button For Youngsters Online Posts

Gamer Die-Hards Posed As Cops To Get ...

on September 19, 2013 by

they claimed to be officers to cut in front of a line of hundreds of other people and buy a copy of…

Americans’ Phones Grow As Internet...

on September 17, 2013 by

Those with lower incomes were far more likely to use their phone as their primary Internet device

what it means to raise children in a...

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By: Dr. Kara Powell, If parents are addicted to technology..that’s the posture children will mimic

Family Shuns Technology Made After 1986

on September 15, 2013 by

…to reclaim some of his family life from technology

Antisocial Teens

on September 11, 2013 by

Teens Who Engage in Bad Behavior Also Engage in Antisocial Texting

teen interest in STEM fields is...

on September 11, 2013 by

(STEM) fields: science, technology, engineering and mathematics is expected to increase significantly over the next five years

How Teens Are Using Entertainment

on September 6, 2013 by

Nielsen

The Digital Divide

on September 5, 2013 by

Exploring the Online Disconnect between Parents and Kids

The Modern Addictions Of Our Generation.

on August 27, 2013 by

if you don’t play or watch you are OUT…you disconnect from your friends for a long while

The Importance of Influence on Social...

on August 27, 2013 by

These stats make it clear that social media is influential, it’s powerful, and here to stay.

Laptops actually hindering kids in...

on August 16, 2013 by

‘It can change your grade from a B+ to a B-.’

40 % of children ages 2 to 4 use mobile...

on August 6, 2013 by

The study also confirmed that very young children can effectively interact with and learn from touchscreen apps

GPS Kids

on July 1, 2013 by

Parents using GPS tags to monitor their child’s whereabouts

Millennial Drinking Games

on June 20, 2013 by

Intoxicated watch with a built-in breathalyzer

Smartphone Ownership Still Rising

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Smartphone users spend over 9 hours a month on social networking platforms

Parents` physical activity unlikely to...

on June 17, 2013 by

Screen time: 40% of girls spent more than 2 hours per day in front of a screen compared to 65% of boys

Google Aims to Abolish Child Porn Pics

on June 17, 2013 by

“We are creating an industry-wide global database of ‘hashed’ images…. to help all technology companies find these images..They will then be blocked…

The Rise Of Paranoia Apps

on June 11, 2013 by

Here’s a look at some of the paranoia apps and tools available now

U.S. Parents Not Worried About Kids&...

on June 6, 2013 by

A generational shift in parental attitudes about technology’s role in young children’s lives

Flashback: SmartPhone Safety Nets ...

on May 31, 2013 by

Sadly, less than half of parents are having conversations with their kids about their phones or their social media use

How Do I Stop My Kids From Multitasking?

on May 25, 2013 by

My kids insist that they need their devices while they’re doing their homework

Xbox One Raises the Burden of Privacy...

on May 24, 2013 by

5 Questions for Microsoft

Teen Dies Trying To Hold Onto iPad...

on May 20, 2013 by

The teen wouldn’t let go of his iPad and was run over

Social Media Robs Teens Of Innocence

on May 20, 2013 by

Emma Watson

Social Media Parent Resources

on May 17, 2013 by

Austin McCann

Parent’s Guide to Understanding Social...

on May 17, 2013 by

Book Review

Should I Just Smash My Kids Phone

on May 14, 2013 by

Doug fields & Jonathan Mckee Team Up To Help Parents Teach Their Kids Responsibility

How Teenagers Communicate [infographic]

on April 26, 2013 by

Email is still king

More + More Devices = More Multitasking

on April 14, 2013 by

77% of respondents said they use their computer or laptop while watching TV

“Scared Straight”

on March 24, 2013 by

How I Spy On My Kids Online

Digital Bible Reaches 100 Million...

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Faith Comes By Hearing

Pebble Rejoice!

on March 18, 2013 by

Pebble Will Release Proof-Of-Concept Watchface SDK In Early April

Tablets vs. TV: Which Screen Time Is...

on March 17, 2013 by

If kids are going to enjoy media, he (Harvey Karp) would prefer they do so interactively (with an iPad screen) as opposed…

Flashback: Teens Rule the Web

on March 16, 2013 by

70% of teens say they’ve hidden their online behavior from parents

Buzz: Samsung’s Galaxy S4

on March 12, 2013 by

Everything you need to know about the Samsung Galaxy S4

The Walking Dead

on February 27, 2013 by

Video Game Reviews

Teens Drive Pheed to #1 Social App

on February 22, 2013 by

A New Way For Teens To Express Themselves

Sandy Hook Shooter Tried To Emulate...

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Lanza was likely acting out the fantasies of a video game in killing 20 children and six adults at the school

Teens Rule The Web: Infographic

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Teens rule the web…but are they careful enough?

18-Year-Old’s Watch Could Beat...

on February 15, 2013 by

Tian started dreaming of skipping the rest of his education and starting a business instead

Gun Violence: Will violent video games...

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Is the gun control debate impacting game makers?

Facebook Partners With Suicide...

on January 29, 2013 by

Research Project will monitor “suicide warning signs” posted through social media

Snapchat

on January 24, 2013 by

Good for teenagers?

13-year-old’s iPhone comes with 18...

on January 2, 2013 by

Mom does not want Son to abuse or become addicted to technology

Game over for Grand Theft Auto?

on January 2, 2013 by

Sony PlayStation 2: 153.6 million units sold over 12 years

Student Ministry Apps

on December 30, 2012 by

Flashback: My Favorite iPhone Apps for Student Ministry

Wearable Electronics It’s a Game...

on December 5, 2012 by

Macy’s to Sell P-Diddy Sweater With Embedded Video Screen

What To Do When Your Kid Wants Facebook

on December 4, 2012 by

Middle schoolers and social media

Tweens in U.S. Use Mobile Devices For...

on November 30, 2012 by

49% of Hispanic students using smartphones at a higher rate than African-Americans or whites

Notifications are of the Devil

on November 28, 2012 by

Beyond Infinity

“Help Me” My 13-Year-Old is...

on November 28, 2012 by

Putting a 13-Year-Old Child Safely on Facebook

Americans Multi-Tasking Watching TV

on November 27, 2012 by

Nielsen Report

Parents are concerned their child’...

on November 27, 2012 by

Majority of the concerned Parents are from the middle class

Inappropriate Boyfriend Maker app Aimed...

on November 26, 2012 by

Makes references to sex acts with children

Should schools stop teaching cursive...

on November 26, 2012 by

World of Technology Killing Handwriting

Black Friday Online Sales $1 Billion for...

on November 26, 2012 by

Brick and mortar Store purchases are estimated at $11.2 billion

Flashback: Teen Sexting

on November 24, 2012 by

Teen Sexting Linked to Real-World Risky Sexual Behavior

Promoting Sexting Among Teens

on November 24, 2012 by

Snapchat app which destroys photos after a few secondsk

Teens Google It

on November 23, 2012 by

94% of Teen Students use Google first for research