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Five Educational Lessons I Learned from Kids Around the World

Five Educational Lessons I Learned from Kids Around the World

Michele Borba August 2, 2012 Comments Off on Five Educational Lessons I Learned from Kids Around the World

Why I’m proud to serve as the Goodwill Ambassador for the One Laptop per Child Project I’ve been a teacher, writer and researcher for over thirty years and like many, I’m haunted knowing that

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Protecting Your Internet Identity: Are You Naked Online?

Protecting Your Internet Identity: Are You Naked Online?

Michele Borba April 21, 2012 Comments Off on Protecting Your Internet Identity: Are You Naked Online?

Meet Theresa Payton: CEO, former Chief Information Officer at the White House, media personality, and author of the must-read, “Protecting Your Internet Identity” Theresa Payton is founder and CEO of Fortalice, LLC, a Charlotte, NC

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10 Cutting Edge Kindergartens Shaping the Next Generation

10 Cutting Edge Kindergartens Shaping the Next Generation

Michele Borba December 13, 2011 Comments Off on 10 Cutting Edge Kindergartens Shaping the Next Generation

  Technology and innovative learning methods are becoming more and more common at all levels of education in the United States, from elementary school to college. Many may not realize how big of a role

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Violent Video Games May Alter Empathy and Brains: 10 Games No Kid Should Play

Violent Video Games May Alter Empathy and Brains: 10 Games No Kid Should Play

Michele Borba December 6, 2011 Comments Off on Violent Video Games May Alter Empathy and Brains: 10 Games No Kid Should Play

There’s no doubt that video games are a part of the plugged-in generation’s lifestyle. Research shows that 99 percent of boys and 94 percent of girls ages 12 to 17 play computer, web, portable

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New Girl Scout Research Exposes the Impact of Reality TV on Girls

New Girl Scout Research Exposes the Impact of Reality TV on Girls

Michele Borba October 13, 2011 Comments Off on New Girl Scout Research Exposes the Impact of Reality TV on Girls

REALITY CHECK: New research shows tween and teen girls who regularly view reality TV accept and expect a higher level of drama, aggression, and bullying in their own lives, and measure their worth primarily

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Kids, Teens, Video Games, and When Parents Should Worry

Kids, Teens, Video Games, and When Parents Should Worry

Michele Borba June 27, 2011 Comments Off on Kids, Teens, Video Games, and When Parents Should Worry

Why diminishment of kid empathy should be our biggest concern about media and video games. Ratings, research, solutions, and how to gear up and parent the “Controller Generation”   “Can’t I just play one

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Parenting Cyber-Kids in a Digital Age

Parenting Cyber-Kids in a Digital Age

Michele Borba March 7, 2011 Comments Off on Parenting Cyber-Kids in a Digital Age

Parenting advice to help us monitor and stay involved in our kids’ online world and increase their safety. Shocking statistics that confirm that we better supervise closer, the difference between monitoring and spying,  and

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Parenting in a Digital World Series: Part I

Parenting in a Digital World Series: Part I

Michele Borba January 24, 2011 Comments Off on Parenting in a Digital World Series: Part I

A special report on the impact of technology on our children and advice for parenting our Generation Text kids in today’s digital world. Reality Check: The average 8 to 18 year old is now

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Michele Borba: Week’s top 5 parenting news (it’s good, bad & ugly)

Michele Borba: Week’s top 5 parenting news (it’s good, bad & ugly)

Michele Borba June 14, 2010 Comments Off on Michele Borba: Week’s top 5 parenting news (it’s good, bad & ugly)

It was an “interesting” week when it came to parenting stories. Findings from a Ohio State University study revealed how club membership may help reduce risky youth behavior. A new book out offers clues

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