What, Where and Why are Children Hanging Out Online? #DigitalParenting

There’s so much that’s positive about technology… The trick is to give our kids the right tools and keep the conversation going. (Rebecca Levey, Mashable) You don’t need to know everything about how the internet works in order to use it, but increasing your understanding of the most popular tools will help your own confidence, both in using the technology and in allowing your child to access the right tools. Facebook On Facebook you can…

Emotional Intelligence and Leadership

I went on a course on emotional intelligence ... so interested in this piece that came up in this weeks Times Higher Education: It is about recognising your own emotional reactions to what happens under your leadership. For instance, one female head of department told me that she always checked her mood and emotional state before leaving the car park every time she arrived at work. If she didn’t, she feared that she could “begin the day…

“Women on Your Bookshelf” by @MaggiDawn

I saw this post come through my feed earlier today, stuck a bookmark on it (I was being focused on #bigread14 ... for which I do need to Skype Maggi to get a recording of Evensong - and which I'll be reading alongside Maggi's Giving It Up!) and thought, great to go and look back at next week - and then tonight realised that I was mentioned on it (just published in time!), which is…

6 Stories regarding #DigitalParenting 26/02/14

Keeping track of a number of stories relating to ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age‘ in the news: Digital dementia – the new danger to humanity The Worldwide Web, smartphones, games, Ipad’s are disruptive technology. Compared with two decades ago, life has changed to such an extent that it’s hard to imagine how we would have lived without the Internet. For children this isn’t even an option. They haven’t the slightest idea how their lives would…
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