Discussions About Screens Need to Address These Three Things

The discussions about screens (primarily phones, but tablets, computers, television, etc.) and their impact in our lives are ramping up. The number of articles and research projects related to this topic is increasing. And nearly all of these sources share news that is not good. We are becoming addicted to screens. They are hurting child …

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This Tech Bashing Is Misguided — Here’s Why

This is likely to be a controversial post, and in a sense, the title is a bit of click bait. But don't think of it as click bait. Think of it as an invitation to a conversation with which we all need to be involved. In revolutionary times such as this (and the digital revolution …

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Students, Educators, and Sleep (Part One)

There are few sights more precious in this world than a newborn lost in slumber. So tender. So peaceful. So serene. Sometimes I hear people say, "I wish I could sleep like a baby." A comment such as this recognizing that something is not right with sleep in American, for sleep is not only a …

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Words for 2018

You may have noticed on Twitter and elsewhere that folks have started selecting a single word on which to reflect and work in the coming year. Seen as an alternative to traditional start-of-the-year resolutions (which typically are broken quickly), people have taken to Twitter to share their word using the #oneword2018 or #oneword hashtags. Typically …

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