#Emptyshelf17 #20 Home by @JoSwinney

Home: the quest to belong by Jo Swinney My rating: 5 of 5 stars I first heard that Jo was writing this book last year, when she saw a blogpost I'd written for Amy http://www.amyboucherpye.com/2016/05/.... I've read this book mostly on the train, and have really enjoyed the mix of personal story (both Jo's own & those she's found) mixed in with drawing upon the biblical story of David. I've always been fascinated by how…

[Article] Wired Kids: Raising the Digital Natives #DigitalParenting

Interesting article highlighted by @pmphillips re Raising the Digital Natives (digital native being a term I'm uncomfortable with) Questions have been raised about the effects of technology use at a young age and the potential impact that this may have on a child’s brain development. On a social level, the use of technology by children may inhibit their social development and makes it less likely that they will recognise human emotion, presumably leading to difficulty in…