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The overbooked generation

The overbooked generation | Education | Scoop.it
Today's young people are more overscheduled than at any time in history. How families cope with the extracurricular crush.

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Bonnie Bracey Sutton's curator insight, May 12, 2015 7:02 AM

Many of today's young children are overbooked. Sadly some have little access to these resources or initiatives.

RebeccaMoore's curator insight, May 12, 2015 4:57 PM

This article presents fairly objective pros and cons on the issue of students being involved in too many (or not enough) extracurricular activities. 

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6 Expert Tips for Keeping Your Kids Safe on Social Media

6 Expert Tips for Keeping Your Kids Safe on Social Media | Education | Scoop.it
While growing up online has its benefits, it also poses new risks. Here are six tips from parenting experts to help you keep your kids safe on social media.

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Christopher Jones's curator insight, September 22, 2014 10:57 AM

Fairly informative, short piece that shares some of the basic concepts parents should be practicing with their children.

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Talking to parents in 140 characters: how are schools using social media?

Talking to parents in 140 characters: how are schools using social media? | Education | Scoop.it

Social media isn't just about cyberbullying and selfies. Journalist Lucy Ward explores how schools are using the likes of Twitter and Facebook to engage parents • 10 tips for how schools use social media.

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Parents

 


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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, July 18, 2014 9:35 PM

There is no doubt that social media provide excellent ways to communicate with parents, but they are not the only ways. It is one way that includes face-to-face conversations. It would be interesting to find out what Derrida might conclude in using his concept differance which was not a correctly spelled word.

Mark McLendon's curator insight, July 19, 2014 10:21 PM

Tweeting for teachers.

Kim Lindskog's curator insight, July 25, 2014 5:19 PM

Twitter tips for reaching parents. 

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Parenting in the Digital Era

Parenting in the Digital Era | Education | Scoop.it
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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Christian's curator insight, February 12, 2015 5:04 PM

Very interesting topics

RJ Lavallee's curator insight, February 13, 2015 7:46 AM

Yet another opinion, but fairly balanced.

Gunter Swoboda's curator insight, February 15, 2016 3:30 PM

A simple but insightful article on being put to speed with technology. One of the new parental responsibilities.

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Resources For Digital Citizenship

Resources For Digital Citizenship | Education | Scoop.it

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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=eCitizen

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/09/06/digital-citizenship-internet-safety-and-cyber-security-advisory-board-run-by-students/

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Empathy

 


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