Both my daughter and I would have liked to unsee the images and words contained in this world, called “Mate With Me”. Unfortunately, what’s done is done. The only positive from this experience, has been the conversations and learning we’ve embarked on as a family about Internet safety.
Did you know you can use Siri to look up inappropriate pictures on the Web? I didn’t until I had a recent conversation about online safety with a friend. Here’s how to set restrictions on your iPhone or iPad to keep your kids safe.
The big transition into middle school has finally put conversations about smart phones, social media, online safety, in our lap. Here are my updated recommendations for using a Technology Contract to talk with your tweens/teens about tech safety.
I put together a short Snapchat video showcasing one of the best FREE resources I know in our city for informal learning: your local SF Public Library.
Is the “maker movement” really new? How makerspaces are just another example of “what’s old is new,”
Do you remember the PowerPuff Girls? I just learned about a new website that allows you to turn yourself into a PowerPuff Girl (or… er… boy). And even though this may seem silly, I’m realizing the fact that I (and many other fully grown adults mind you!) have gone silly over a web site that will make you into PowerPuff girl is a great example of why REPRESENTATION MATTERS.
If you are a parent of a child over 7 months old and own an iPad you will doubtless begin to see TONS of kid selfies in your photostreams.
I LOVE blogging. I can’t tell you how much it has changed my life. At first, it was a way for me to organize my thinking. As I’ve continued to grow and evolve as a blogger, I’ve realized how much it connects me with a larger community and has helped me grow as a person. Here are some reason I believe every educator should blog…
If you are a parent or teacher, you will surely have had this conversation. The conversation that happens when your child or student starts talking … uncomfortably at first … about something that she saw, heard, or did that was seriously inappropriate… [Read more.]
The controversy over Nicki Minaj’s latest album cover has me wondering… “Whose idea of feminism is this anyway?” Why mainstream media is way off when it comes to understanding women’s lib.