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By the age of 6, young girls are less likely than boys to view their own gender as brilliant. via Pocket
IFTTT  Pocket  21apples  diversity  equity  gender  gwg  parenting  parents  teachers  Delicious 
february 2017 by arvind
Many parents feel that their adolescents hardly need them anymore. via Pocket
IFTTT  Pocket  21apples  education  gwg  parenting  parents  teens  Delicious 
january 2017 by arvind
The Power of Student-Led Conferences in Primary Grades - Learning Deeply - Educa...
This post is written by Marcia Bryant-Fowler, the instructional coach, and Robin Fountain, the principal, at Oakhurst Elementary School in Decatur, Ga. One facet of learning deeply is that students are able to speak with passion and power about what they know and how they learned it. via Pocket
IFTTT  Pocket  21apples  children  conferences  education  gwg  lower  school  parents  Delicious 
june 2016 by arvind
The debate over screen time is really about moms, not kids.
As with so many hot-button issues in modern parenting, the controversy surrounding screen time often has more to do with mothers than with children. There is no scientific evidence that watching TV or playing with tablets is inherently bad for children over 2. (And maybe not even for those under 2. v
IFTTT  Pocket  21apples  children  computer  education  gwg  parents  women  Delicious 
may 2016 by arvind
A Platform for Good
project of the Family Online Safety Institute designed to help parents, teachers and teens to connect, share and do good online.
technology  21apples  students  parents  resources  education  Delicious 
december 2012 by arvind
Facebook Users Who Are Under Age Raise Concerns -
article from NY Times on how kids under 13 use Facebook, and other social sites.
article  internet  safety  education  students  parents  21apples  Delicious 
march 2011 by arvind
"21st Century Families" - My talk at Bloomberg today
I was honored to be invited by Elana W (protecting her digital footprint) to speak at Bloomberg today as part of their Innovative Speaker Series. I entered the beautiful lobby, showed my ID, quickly ...
21apples  bloomberg  education  innovation  kids  parents  presentation  safety  Delicious 
march 2011 by arvind
Your Students Love Social Media ... and So Can You | Teaching Tolerance
“People connect—that’s what we do,” says Rutledge. “That’s a biological function, not an aberration. The desire to grow up and do these adult things overrides caution. It’s not pathological. It’s normal teen behavior.”
article  social  media  socialmedia  education  students  teachers  parents  future  culture  society  21apples  Delicious 
february 2011 by arvind
Girls, Women + Media Project
We are a resource for students, teachers, consumers, parents, mediamakers and businesses….and NOT for women only.
education  21apples  women  feminism  media  advertising  gender  activism  girls  Student  parents  teachers  Delicious 
november 2009 by arvind
Tweens on Facebook, and Emoticon Overload
NY Times blog post on whether you should let your tweet on Facebook and how to use emoticons in writing. Nice, short advice
21apples  facebook  media  social  teens  texting  tweens  students  parents  article  nytimes  Delicious 
november 2009 by arvind
Kiwi Commons
wonderful blog and resources on internet safety
internet  safety  education  21apples  students  parents  teachers  resource  list  Delicious 
october 2009 by arvind
Brain Development in a Hyper-Tech World
interesting summary article on brain development and kids using technology
facebook  brain  development  21apples  research  education  teens  students  parents  guide  article  Delicious 
october 2009 by arvind
Safety Pledges
great list of safety guidelines to use with kids, broken up by age group. From NetSmartz
21apples  NetSmartz  safety  online  education  kids  students  parents  guidelines  AUP  acceptable  use  policy  internet  resource  teens  myspace  facebook  Delicious 
october 2009 by arvind
The Internet Safety Technical Task Force
ISTTF is a group of Internet businesses, non-profit organizations, academics, and technology companies that have joined together to identify effective tools and technologies to create a safer environment on the Internet for youth.
internet  safety  articles  resources  resource  web  web2.0  youth  education  21apples  parents  security  online  privacy  law  Delicious 
november 2008 by arvind
a Canadian blog on parents and keeping up with 21st century education
21apples  blog  parents  education  technology  school  Delicious 
november 2008 by arvind
The Power (and Peril) of Praising Your Kids -- New York Magazine
an article on how to talk to your kids. interesting perspectives on praise vs. scolding
article  parents  students  kids  language  school  research  study  21apples  productivity  teaching  Delicious 
may 2008 by arvind
Sexual Predator Debate
a wiki containing links to many articles on online predators. good resource
articles  resources  education  safety  online  myspace  facebook  teachers  parents  Delicious 
april 2007 by arvind
Donna Rice Huges site outlining online safety
safety  online  internet  students  parents  teachers  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
SafeTeens.Com Home Page
A place for parents and teens to learn how to use the Internet safely. No preaching, just good advice
safety  online  internet  students  parents  teachers  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Parents-Safety Tips for Teens
from the National Center for Missing & Exploted Children
safety  online  internet  students  parents  law  teachers  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Linksys Parental Controls
allows user-based controls, filtering, monitoring, reports
technology  safety  online  parents  articles  tools  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
NETGEAR - Cable/DSL Wireless Router 54 Mbps/2.4 GHz
Netgear wireless router with parental controls built in (yearly subscription). Allows reports to be e-mailed to parents.
wireless  hardware  tools  parents  privacy  safety  network  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
read Marc Presnky's articles on technology in education. probably his most famous piece is digital natives and digital immigrants
blog  education  games  parents  research  teachers  student  academic  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Anti--Bias and Multicultural Books for Children
A World of Difference Institute - multiculturalism and anti-bias books
education  students  teachers  resources  social  parents  teens  book  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Just how dangerous is MySpace? | ZDNet Education IT | Blogs, technology white pa...
article from ZDNET education talking about how dangerous MySpace really is. Actually quotes some educators talking about how to change the limited way many students are using MySpace into more productive ways.
21apples  myspace  education  students  parents  teachers  teens  web  culture  Delicious 
april 2006 by arvind
Girls Tech: Evaluating Electronic Resources for Girls
framework for evaluating electronic resources to ensure that they encourage girls' interest in science and technology. very valuable for those evaluating content.
girls  women  resource  science  technology  education  teachers  parents  21apples  diversity  Delicious 
march 2006 by arvind
Blogging Parent Letters - Bud the Teacher's Wiki
A collection of letters used to get conset from parents to let their kids blog. Also has guidelines for student blogging.
education  parents  students  teachers  blog  21apples  safety  Delicious 
march 2006 by arvind
Windows Live parental controls due this summer | CNET
Windows Live, the new portal, plans to release parental control software for Windows. The new OS, Vista will also have parental controls built in.
education  parents  technology  safety  free  21apples  software  tools  Delicious 
march 2006 by arvind
parent hacks: a collaborative weblog of practical parenting wisdom
a cool blog for parents. a mix of techie and non-techie advice and resources
blog  community  education  hacking  lifehacks  parents  resources  21apples  Delicious 
march 2006 by arvind Family Matters : How Schools Can Cope with the Crisis in Childrearin...
Someone mentioned Robert Evans' book "Family Matters" during our March NYCIST meeting. Here is a link to the his page for the book. I will reserve my comments on the book for another space.
NYCIST  book  education  parents  Delicious 
march 2006 by arvind
In Baby Boomlet, Preschool Derby Is the Fiercest Yet - New York Times
An article in the NY Times about fierece competition for entrance into New York City private schools.
education  nyc  students  parents  article  21apples  Delicious 
march 2006 by arvind
Wired News: A MySpace Cheat Sheet for Parents
Finally, a progressive approach to MySpace (from Wired Magazine). They advise parents to work with their kids rather than against their kids to deal with MySpace and associated behaviors.
parents  social  teens  article  students  21apples  education  web  online  safety  literacy  Delicious 
march 2006 by arvind
Safe Passage
From the Media Awareness Network in Canada (great resource) comes "Safe Passage" which includeds Internet 101 (learn issues about web sites, email, IM, chat rooms, blogging, text messaging) and how to stay safe. Perfect for students, includes activities.
21apples  safety  students  teachers  parents  online  education  free  resources  articles  guide  Delicious 
march 2006 by arvind
Internet Safety: Internet 101 - Blog and Diary Web sites
Wired Safety's article on Blog and Diary websites (including MySpace specifics)
21apples  safety  students  parents  education  article  guide  Delicious 
february 2006 by arvind Teaching Tolerance: e-bully
An article by teaching tolerance about cyber bullying and what schools and families can do to combat it
safety  students  teachers  parents  education  online  web  literacy  techmeeting  Delicious 
february 2006 by arvind
Wired News: Teens Reveal Too Much Online
another article on MySpace et al and how teens reveal too much. More Perry Aftab quotations. I am still waiting for the educational technology perspective.
article  safety  literacy  students  parents  21apples  web  Delicious 
february 2006 by arvind
NYC Soccer Academy
soccer summer camp that takes place at Columbia University.
soccer  nyc  students  parents  Delicious 
february 2006 by arvind
N.Y. City Soccer
has information for coaches, parents, players on camps, soccer clubs
soccer  nyc  students  parents  Delicious 
february 2006 by arvind
Teens' Bold Blogs Alarm Area Schools
Washington Post article on teen blogging (myspace, friendster, xanga)). Included interview with Perry Aftab (she seems to be the most quoted these days).
article  blog  privacy  safety  literacy  students  parents  21apples  education  web  Delicious 
january 2006 by arvind
Kids, blogs and too much information - Security -
a pretty good article on how kids are revealing much personal information online on blogs and social networking sites. what can parents, do, how to talk to your kids, some online resources
article  blog  culture  students  education  parents  safety  21apples  Delicious 
january 2006 by arvind
Tips on blogging safely for parents and kids
a safe-blogging guide by Microsoft. Also has links to parents online safety by age, netiquette 101 and about kids giving away too much info online
students  parents  education  blog  microsoft  safety  online  21apples  Delicious 
january 2006 by arvind
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