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Parenting in the Digital Era

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As James Baldwin said, "Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them." If parental digital illiteracy can cause one type of problems to children, parental overindulgence in tech...

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Dr Tee Nadan's curator insight, February 9, 5:06 AM

This blog is quite thought provoking. What is the educational gap between children whose parents are digitally literate versus those whose parents barely even own a smart phone? Is our education able to cope with both  set of students?

Christian's curator insight, February 12, 5:04 PM

Very interesting topics

RJ Lavallee's curator insight, February 13, 7:46 AM

Yet another opinion, but fairly balanced.

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Connecting With Parents On Social Media Is Good For Teens

Connecting With Parents On Social Media Is Good For Teens | Learning  and Libraries | Scoop.it
A study from Brigham Young University reveals that parent-child relationships are strengthened by engaging online via social media, leading to positive outcomes for teens.

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Maria Persson's curator insight, July 18, 2013 5:32 PM

I love the idea of parents being more involved in their child's digital literacy development - no different than making sure you invest time in their reading, mathematical, emotional and physical wellbeing!

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, July 18, 2013 7:04 PM

Makes sense. The more we include parents in the education of their children the more social capital the children build. The question is not whether parents being involved is good. We need to figure out what that looks like in the digital world.