children and media

Why Slowing Down Stimuli to Real Time Helps a Child’s Brain

Why Slowing Down Stimuli to Real Time Helps a Child’s Brain

| February 12, 2015 | 10 Comments

Studies with wooden blocks show “that children who play with blocks learn language better and have better cognition.”

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A Look Into Teenagers’ Complicated Online Lives

A Look Into Teenagers’ Complicated Online Lives

| February 26, 2014

In the world of social media research, danah boyd is a star. She says most adults misread and overreact to the online lives of teenagers. But as the title of her new book suggests, It’s Complicated.

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Teaching Thoreau In a Hyper-Connected World

Teaching Thoreau In a Hyper-Connected World

| October 11, 2013 | 5 Comments

Teachers are challenging students to set aside their hyper-connected lives and consider Henry David Thoreau’s Walden.

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