16 Stories About #DigitalParenting, 26/12/13

Keeping track of a number of stories relating to ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age‘ in the news: Santa in the Digital Age: Will He Survive?: I’m not saying that Santa is a bad thing (clearly I don’t think so), but he is a myth. And when kids are getting connected to the Internet at younger and younger ages, how long until the fabrication is impossible to keep going? How long until a YouTube video ruins the fun Continue Reading →

11 Stories About #DigitalParenting 17/12/13

Keeping track of a number of stories relating to ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age‘ in the news… and I love this piece about a ‘tech-deprived childhood‘: Link between cyberbullying and teen suicides oversimplified, experts say: One of the threads tying their deaths together is a cause-and-effect link made by the media, politicians and parents between persistent bullying and the victim’s decision to end their life — a phenomenon that generated its own buzzword — “bullycide.” It is Continue Reading →

11 Stories about #DigitalParenting 11/12/13

Keeping track of a number of stories relating to ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age‘ in the news: Do children need pencils or tablets?: The results of a new survey by an online guide to nurseries, daynurseries.co.uk, show that parents should protect their young ones from what has been termed as “technology creep” which sees devices such as tablets being used in nursery schools. Children own 6 digital devices by 13: That’s the findings of a new survey Continue Reading →

9 Stories About #DigitalParenting 06/12/13

Keeping track of a number of stories relating to ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age‘ in the news: Emotions in the digital sphere and the effect on future generations: We live in a strange age now where a large proportion of our daily interaction tends to take place online. This affects almost every generation, from children through to adults, most of whom are constantly digitally interacting with others, whether via business emails or social networking sites such Continue Reading →

8 Stories About #DigitalParenting 03/12/13

Keeping track of a number of stories relating to ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age‘ in the news: Talking Digital: Why Manchester council are all so proud of Madlab’s leading light: Manchester’s CoderDojo attracts around 100 young people a month and has outgrown Madlab, so it’s now moving to the larger Sharp Project in East Manchester. Steven, is also the Manchester Code Club champion, leading a citywide network of volunteer-led after-school coding clubs for children aged 9 to Continue Reading →

11 Stories About #DigitalParenting 30/11/13

Keeping track of a number of stories relating to ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age‘ in the news: Child online protection made paramount by UNICEF and the ITU: Technological innovation has advanced in unprecedented ways over the past decade. Digital and mobile technology, when used safely can give children and adolescents the chance to make a difference and voice their concerns in schools and communities. With the right tools and information, young people are better placed to Continue Reading →

10 Stories About #DigitalParenting 28/11/13

Keeping track of a number of stories relating to ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age‘ in the news: Looking to help parents bridge the digital and physical, Moonfrye expands to Android and closes in on another $1.1M: Parenting has changed in the digital era, but they jury remains out on whether this has been a net positive or negative. For decades, parents have used TVs, then video game consoles and PCs, and most recently smartphones and Continue Reading →

5 Stories About #DigitalParenting 23/11/13

Keeping track of a number of stories relating to ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age‘ in the news: Why the digital era is a new golden age for our children: My children’s homework projects are far more interesting and informed than mine ever were. Before you can say Wikipedia, they’ve searched for maps, photographic archives and historical records. They’re critical thinkers – they already know that not everything they read online is true. Prolonged use of digital Continue Reading →