It’s fine for people who aren’t parents to weigh in on parenting-these-days – aunts, uncles, grandparents, and children do all the time – but why market your article or post as a non-parent? Anyway, columnist Frank Bruni at the New York Times did. I agree with some of what he wrote (that parenting these days […]
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In Part 1 of this series, I pointed you to a recent talk by John Seely Brown on the whitewater-kayaking kind of learning we need today and in Part 2, examples of that in Marianne Malmstrom’s New Jersey classroom. Both touch on “safety” in and for the learning process. Here, Part 3: zooming in on […]
“A flighty mind may be going somewhere,” writes Hanif Kureishi – a playwright, screenwriter, filmmaker, novelist, and short-story writer – in the New York Times. In a very personal account of a “wretched [five-year] period” at the bottom of his class in a suburban-London secondary school, he writes about how some of us really need […]
A lot of insights into digital-age parenting have been surfacing in the research this year – so much good stuff, in fact, that I’m going to crunch it way down into brief snapshots and give you the links so you can find what’s relevant to you. 1. Tech parenting Right up front in “Toward Predicting […]
Whether or not New York Times columnist David Brooks is right that “Amy Chua is a wimp,” digital age tiger parents certainly aren’t – they’re lion-hearted (or courageously open-minded, flexible, and engaged).
Reflecting on how we can help our children navigate not just social media but self-actualization in a digital age
Contrary to what many people new to social media seem to believe, the social Web doesn’t have a drastic effect on identity formation – see what the new sociology of childhood has to say.
We need to get going with the digital citizenship instruction that will create the social norms which will help us live together, learn from our mistakes and move on (online and offline) in the very public digital age.