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Rise of Youth Narcissism and the Social Networking Connection

Rise of Youth Narcissism and the Social Networking Connection

Michele Borba November 25, 2016 Comments Off on Rise of Youth Narcissism and the Social Networking Connection

Reality Check: Is social networking connected with the rise of teen narcissism? I’ve  written a number of articles about Teen Arrogance  but now I want to dig deeper into troubling research reports that show a rise

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Girls Got Game? Discussing Video Games and Stereotypes In the Classroom

Girls Got Game? Discussing Video Games and Stereotypes In the Classroom

Michele Borba April 2, 2015 Comments Off on Girls Got Game? Discussing Video Games and Stereotypes In the Classroom

A Guest Post by Rosalind Wiseman Here’s a special post from my colleague, Rosalind Wiseman, author of the must reads, Masterminds & Wingmen and Queen Bees and Wannabes and is an extraordinary source on

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Dangerous Websites for Teen Girls That Teach Self-Harm

Dangerous Websites for Teen Girls That Teach Self-Harm

Michele Borba January 16, 2014 Comments Off on Dangerous Websites for Teen Girls That Teach Self-Harm

Websites tailored to young girls that encourage negative self-image, eating disorders and cold-blooded cruelty Note to Readers: This article was originally published in 2011 on my site when these troubling trends first started. Unfortunately,

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Could Computers Be the Answer to Peace? Ask Kids from Karabakh!

Could Computers Be the Answer to Peace? Ask Kids from Karabakh!

Michele Borba May 6, 2013 Comments Off on Could Computers Be the Answer to Peace? Ask Kids from Karabakh!

How the One Laptop per Child project, NUR and children in a land far away called Karabakh may teach us the secret to positive social change for developing countries and even peaceful coexistence I’ve

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Plugged-in Kids Losing Quality Family Time and Empathy

Plugged-in Kids Losing Quality Family Time and Empathy

Michele Borba May 20, 2012 Comments Off on Plugged-in Kids Losing Quality Family Time and Empathy

The unique challenges and the solutions for parenting today’s digital kids REALITY CHECK: Reports reveal new concerns about today’s “plugged-in” kids and how technology may rob them of face-to-face interaction, jeopardize empathy, social skills

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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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Parenting Cyber-Kids: Knowing How to Monitor Their Online Activity

Parenting Cyber-Kids: Knowing How to Monitor Their Online Activity

Michele Borba March 15, 2012 Comments Off on Parenting Cyber-Kids: Knowing How to Monitor Their Online Activity

Tips I shared on the TODAY show to help parents monitor their  kids online behavior to boost Internet safety and curb inappropriate online activity Kid Internet access is now everywhere–from laptops, to television screens,

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One Laptop Per Child Project Changes Nicaraguan Children’s Lives

One Laptop Per Child Project Changes Nicaraguan Children’s Lives

Michele Borba March 11, 2012 Comments Off on One Laptop Per Child Project Changes Nicaraguan Children’s Lives

Did you know that over one billion children in the world never will receive an education—walk in a classroom door—learn their ABC’s or even basic counting and math skills–unless something drastic is done to

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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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