Keeping track of a number of stories relating to ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age‘ in the news:
- Toddlers ON Technology: Developing children in the mobile era: The next generation of toddlers are racing down the information highway, leaving parents and educators scrambling to prepare for them. (new guide written)
- Parents, Don’t Sit on the Cyber-Sidelines: When it comes to our children’s digital lives, most of us know what we should be doing: monitoring their Internet and cell phone use, setting appropriate rules so their electronic lives don’t take over, and teaching and modeling responsible online behavior. But parents are too often on the sidelines when it comes to understanding what their children are doing when they go online.
- Your. Kids. Are. Bullies.: Yes, I said that. Your children are bullies. Your children and mine. Assume that, even if they aren’t, then go talk to them right now if you haven’t already.
- The Media in Figures: Children and their use of media devices and digital services: FEWER children are owning a mobile phone, as they switch increasingly to tablets – according to figures published by the broadcasting and telecoms regulators, Ofcom.
- Tech trend: Apps for digital giving: The online space is making us all selfish. Or, at least, that’s what you’d believe if you absorb much of the commentary that exists on the subject.
- Health summit shines spotlight on new digital innovations: Pills that tell your doctor when you took them. Cancer-fighting DNA therapy that replaces chemotherapy. Video games that help your child manage diabetes.