Ask an Expert: Technology and child development - The Edvocate

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Jan Hittelman Boulder psychologist Jan Hittelman shares some tips with parents about how to limit over exposure to technology and what harm can ensue if you don’t. Q. I am worried about what I am seeing out there. Everywhere I go, children, teens and plenty of adults are perpetually glued to their gadgets. How can I set reasonable limits in my family? A. In the fast-paced world of ever-evolving technology, it is difficult for parents to keep up. Children are spending more time in the virtual world resulting in less time for old-fashioned activities like ;

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Self-Driving Car Tech Can Help Another Form of Transport: Wheelchairs

Opinion: The tech exists and is affordable. The main obstacle is a lack of investment.

Waco ISD Students Who Used STEMscopes Early Explorer in Prekindergarten Show Higher Science Achievement in Kindergarten - The Edvocate

With the online comprehensive curriculum from Accelerate Learning, prekindergarten teachers spent more time on STEM instruction, resulting in more STEM learning HOUSTON — March 12, 2017 —In 2014-15, Waco Independent School District (ISD) implemented STEMscopes™ Early Explorer district-wide in its preschool program. By the end of the school year, teachers reported spending an average of 36 minutes per day on STEM instruction, compared to two minutes a day before STEMscopes. In a follow-up study, which analyzed the performance of all kindergartners the following year, the data showed that compared to other students, those who had participated in Waco ISD’s prekindergarten ;

It;s ok to date new technology, you don;t have to marry it! - The Edvocate

**The Edvocate is pleased to publish guest posts as way to fuel important conversations surrounding P-20 education in America. The opinions contained within guest posts are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official opinion of The Edvocate or Dr. Matthew Lynch.** @GwynethJones – The Daring Librarian  Education Trends-A-Go-Go  It;s SO easy to get overwhelmed with all the new education tech and trends going on in the world. 1:1 Flipping Makerspace Genius Hour Common Core Mobile Learning Design Thinking Google Classroom Brain Based Learning Project Based Learning Learning Management Systems Transformative Brain Based Learning Spaces Sheesh;.I could go on! It;s ;

10 Ways to use @OneNoteEDU to keep you organized

Subscribe to our Podcasts Today! Play / pause 1x 1.5x 2x 0:00 0:00 0:28:49 volume 10 Ways to use @OneNoteEDU to keep you organized iTunesGoogle PlayShare Leave a ReviewClammr ItListen in a New WindowDownloadSoundCloudStitcherSubscribe on AndroidSubscribe via RSSLeave a VoiceMail Join the TeacherCast Insiders Program Today! In this episode, you will learn how Microsoft OneNote ;

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