teens and technology
"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.
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.
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.
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.
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.