teens and technology

My hope is that as we get more accustomed to these technologies in our lives (still relatively new in terms of human history
"There’s nothing wrong with every once in a while putting the technology aside and actually having a conversation."
Social media has taken over the lives of our teenagers. As parents we need to help our teenagers' balance the challenges social media brings with the needs the real world requires of them.
We were 15 friends sitting inside under artificial lighting and our hands glued to our phones on a Friday, when the enticing warmth of the sun and delicate breeze was begging us to run around outside.
I believe that there is an urgent need to empower the young generation through effective use of social networking, or in general, social media.
Want your kids to stop ignoring your calls and text messages? There’s an app for that. "Ignore No More" costs $1.99 and is
Besides the common apps like "Facebook," "2048" and "Candy Crush" that everyone has, I've also found a plethora of fantastic apps that I believe should be much more well-known. Here's a list of some of my favorite apps that I highly recommend downloading.
We are the generation of social media, and we all look to each other to determine how we should be using it. For some weird reason, we all use it differently.
I love the Internet and its seemingly endless array of gifs of cats fitting into places I didn't know they could fit, but its offerings of guiltless, unnecessary self-expression is hurting how we relate to each other.
We started all the way back at hieroglyphics which evolved after some time to old English which then transformed into modern English which then rapidly turned into "Cnt wait 2 c u l8r 2night," "LOL" and "BRB" and now it has seemed to turn back into the hieroglyphics.
Instead of discouraging youth in our use of the Internet, I think people should start encouraging us to use it for the right reasons instead of the wrong ones.
It is very intimidating when a toddler knows how to use technology better than a teenager. That shows how the next generation is going to be, but that needs to stop.
For a moment, I am going to describe some of the Instagram photos that I have seen the most during my time on the site.
Social media may be killing all of of our social skills.
"We often rebelled, and parents never caught on. Now you actually have traces of it, and parents can see it and they kind
Over the course of the weekend, attendees meet like minded people, ship tons of code, learn about new technologies, occasionally nap and build awesome things. Eat. Code. Sleep. Repeat. Literally.
The keys to the future are in this young generation's hands, and despite all the problems the world is facing, the youngest have the most tools than any other generation before to fix them -- or make them worse.
Also I guess we can say goodbye to the already little teacher to student interaction. Face-to-face teaching has always helped me maybe because it shows that the teacher actually cares, but thanks to the program we will be building better relationships with a computer.
Parents worry their teenagers are doing everything wrong by spending too much time online, sharing too much information or harming their language skills. But it's just not true! We break down the myths parents should ignore about their teens & tech.