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A Beautiful Visual on The Importance of Games in Learning

A Beautiful Visual on The Importance of Games in Learning | Brain Research - Technology usage with kids | Scoop.it

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edilberto quispe's curator insight, November 18, 2013 7:13 AM

La importancia de los juegos en la educación

Anna Cole's curator insight, November 20, 2013 6:29 AM

I had to zoom this to read it, but it was well worth it!

Agora Abierta's curator insight, January 1, 4:17 PM

La importancia del juego para el aprendizaje: es algo natural

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How Much Screen Time Should Children Get Every Day?

How Much Screen Time Should Children Get Every Day? | Brain Research - Technology usage with kids | Scoop.it
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently set new recommendations for parents to limit the amount of time kids spent in front of a screen to less than two hours a day (or no time at all for kids under the age of two).
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How to cut down on your kids' screen time - The Online Mom

How to cut down on your kids' screen time - The Online Mom | Brain Research - Technology usage with kids | Scoop.it
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MIT Press Journals - International Journal of Learning and Media - Abstract

MIT Press Journals - International Journal of Learning and Media - Abstract | Brain Research - Technology usage with kids | Scoop.it
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The Balance of Screen Time

The Balance of Screen Time | Brain Research - Technology usage with kids | Scoop.it
"Television rots your brain." In a similar vein, video games turn your mind to mush, and staring at a screen for too long potentially makes you a zombie. In 1999, the American Academy of Pediatrics (
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Our Cultural Addiction To Phones, In One Disconcerting Video : NPR

Our Cultural Addiction To Phones, In One Disconcerting Video : NPR | Brain Research - Technology usage with kids | Scoop.it
A funny and disconcerting short film, I Forgot My Phone, gives us a sense of just how much our smartphones have changed life experiences — and probably not for the better.
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FYI (if you're a teenage girl)

FYI (if you're a teenage girl) | Brain Research - Technology usage with kids | Scoop.it
Dear girls, I have some information that might interest you. Last night, as we sometimes do, our family sat around the dining-room table and looked through your social media photos. We have teenage...
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Interesting and powerful thoughts about how social media can affect families now and in the future. 

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The First 20 Hours - How to Learn Anything: Josh Kaufman at TEDxCSU

Josh Kaufman is the author of the #1 international bestseller, 'The Personal MBA: Master the Art of Business', as well as the upcoming book 'The First 20 Hou...
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10,000 hours? Nope...only 20.

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Joan Ganz Cooney Center - Parenting in the Age of Digital Technology

Joan Ganz Cooney Center - Parenting in the Age of Digital Technology | Brain Research - Technology usage with kids | Scoop.it
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Young 'prefer to read on screen'

Young 'prefer to read on screen' | Brain Research - Technology usage with kids | Scoop.it
Young people are now much more likely to prefer to read on computer and phone screens rather than to use printed materials, according to a literacy study.
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Do the Right Thing: Managing the Digital Lives of Teens

Do the Right Thing: Managing the Digital Lives of Teens | Brain Research - Technology usage with kids | Scoop.it
A few days ago a student approached me and said he needed to talk about something, and he wanted to meet the next day at recess. I appreciated the way he reached out to me and I looked forward to the
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A Must Have Poster on Digital Literacy ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Must Have Poster on Digital Literacy ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Brain Research - Technology usage with kids | Scoop.it

"There is nothing better than a nice and a visually attractive poster to teach your students about digital literacy. The poster can also be pinned down on the classroom wall and act as a reminder of what students need to keep in their minds about the essence of digital literacy."


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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Is Technology Changing our Lives ? Don`t Miss These Great Videos

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Is Technology Changing our Lives ? Don`t Miss These Great Videos | Brain Research - Technology usage with kids | Scoop.it
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Interesting videos about how we are changing. 

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Pediatricians: No More than 2 Hours Screen-Time Daily for Kids: Scientific American

Pediatricians: No More than 2 Hours Screen-Time Daily for Kids: Scientific American | Brain Research - Technology usage with kids | Scoop.it
The American Academy of Pediatrics's new guidelines also advise against TVs or Internet access in children's bedrooms
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Balance still the key....

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Parents, beware of bullying on sites you've never seen

Parents, beware of bullying on sites you've never seen | Brain Research - Technology usage with kids | Scoop.it
Parents might know about Facebook and Twitter but kids are now using new social apps like Ask.fm or Kik to torment each other online.
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Kids and screen time - how much time should your children spend in front of a screen?

Kids and screen time - how much time should your children spend in front of a screen? | Brain Research - Technology usage with kids | Scoop.it
Parenting advice about how much time your child should be allowed to spend on screen-based activities. Find tips on keeping a balance in your kid's life.
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Group Presses for Safeguards on the Personal Data of Schoolchildren

Group Presses for Safeguards on the Personal Data of Schoolchildren | Brain Research - Technology usage with kids | Scoop.it
Providers of educational technology can mine the data of young children, but privacy groups are trying to set up barriers.
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Digital Dementia – Guidelines for educators regarding technology use in school settings | Moving to Learn

Digital Dementia – Guidelines for educators regarding technology use in school settings | Moving to Learn | Brain Research - Technology usage with kids | Scoop.it
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Be curious what my Ed Tech brethren would think of this article...

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Sleep \'regenerates brain support cells\'

Sleep \'regenerates brain support cells\' | Brain Research - Technology usage with kids | Scoop.it
Researchers have found that sleep increases the reproduction of the cells that form myelin - the insulating material found on nerve cells projections in the brain and spinal cord.
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The Culture of Distraction

The Culture of Distraction | Brain Research - Technology usage with kids | Scoop.it
The Culture of Distraction
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Russell Foster: Why do we sleep?

Russell Foster is a circadian neuroscientist: He studies the sleep cycles of the brain. And he asks: What do we know about sleep? Not a lot, it turns out, fo...
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The importance of sleep and how technology can interrupt that.

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Students can't resist distraction for two minutes ... and neither can you

Students can't resist distraction for two minutes ... and neither can you | Brain Research - Technology usage with kids | Scoop.it
Are gadgets making us dumber? Two new studies suggest they might be. One found that people who are interrupted by technology score 20 percent lower on a standard cognition test.
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Helping Children Cope with Traumatic Events - Resources - Share My Lesson

Schools are the most important places in a community for an educator or student to receive support when a crisis occurs. Schools provide a familiar environment where the many needs of grieving students and faculty can be met in one place....
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The Child, the Tablet and the Developing Mind

The Child, the Tablet and the Developing Mind | Brain Research - Technology usage with kids | Scoop.it
Researchers still do not know what the future might hold for a generation raised with smartphones and tablets.
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Great Tips on How to Stay Focused in The Age of Distraction

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Great Tips on How to Stay Focused in The Age of Distraction | Brain Research - Technology usage with kids | Scoop.it
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Some great tips and love the infographic!

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Cheyne Murray's curator insight, January 22, 2013 3:07 PM

 “ The modern human animal spends upwards of 11 hours out of every 24 in a state of constant consumption. Not eating, but gorging on information ceaselessly spewed from the screens and speakers we hold dear. Just as we have grown morbidly obese on sugar, fat, and flour- so, too, have we become gluttons for texts, instant messages, emails, RSS Feeds, downloads, videos, status updates, and tweets.We are all battling a storm of distractions, buffeted  with notifications and tempted by tasty tidbits of information. And just as too much