Keeping track of a number of stories relating to ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age‘ in the news:
- Video Game Creators Are Using Apps To Teach Empathy: Hawkins thinks a well-designed video game can teach kids empathy — how to listen to each other and control negative emotions. It could teach children basic skills that would ultimately help them get along better with each other and adults out in the real world.
- Ebooks an Increasingly Popular Holiday Gift: Some 73% of parents with children aged two to 13 plan on buying their kids digital books this year for the holidays versus 66% last year. (Also Digital Book World)
- Consumer Data Privacy Update for Marketers, Part 1: Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Amendments: While these new technologies make advertising and marketing more targeted and efficient, they also present new challenges for marketers.
- Randi Zuckerberg’s new book Dot: “But I would say that, if you can find a chunk of time in the week — even if it’s a few hours — to put down the devices to focus, you find you’ll come back to it more productive, refreshed and energised.”