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  • Screen Time and Speech Delays:  Is There a Connection?

    Screen Time and Speech Delays: Is There a Connection?

    Screen time refers to any time that your child is in front of a television, movie theater screen, smart phone, tablet, computer, or hand-held video game device.  Even if your child is watching an educational video, it’s considered screen time.  Is there a possibility that prolonged exposure to screen time can contribute to speech and language delays?  Some experts think so. …


  • Top Tier Tech Tools And Instruments Which Helps In Education

    Top Tier Tech Tools And Instruments Which Helps In Education

    As we all know, it’s not easy to be a teacher. Schools and government boards will only supply you with a limited number of tools and resources, some of which don’t even help you or improve your abilities to teach your class effectively. Now is time for teachers around the world to take matters into their own hands! So you can help your students to achieve the best grades possible while helping…


  • How to Monitor Your Kids' First Cell Phone

    How to Monitor Your Kids' First Cell Phone

    Smartphones make it easier than ever for children to access adult-oriented materials, while text messaging enables children and teenagers to engage in – and become victims of – “sexting.” Even if you trust your son or daughter implicitly, it’s still possible for your child to be a victim of cyber bullying. As a parent, it’s natural that you may feel a need to monitor your child’s phone usage…

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  • 4 Ways Technology Can Help Your Pre-Teen Gain Independence

    4 Ways Technology Can Help Your Pre-Teen Gain Independence

    Helicopter parenting may be out, but submarine parenting — using technology to know where your child is, while offering them the feeling of independence — is the current trend. There are numerous options when it comes to helping you keep track of your pre-teen when they aren't at your side. Here are a few: AngelSense You're used to knowing exactly where your child is and that…

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  • Websites for Reading and Math Help and Science Learning

    Websites for Reading and Math Help and Science Learning

    Websites That Benefit Children With Learning Disabilities Pre K - High School There are hundreds of websites and apps devoted to education, many that integrate visual and interactive learning. Thankfully, technology has made it extremely accessible for children with varying learning disabilities to work with dynamic and adaptive tools that can effectively build on academic progress. Practice…


  • Websites That Benefit Children With Learning Disabilities

    Websites That Benefit Children With Learning Disabilities

    Pre K - High School There are hundreds of websites and apps devoted to education, many that integrate visual and interactive learning. Thankfully, technology has made it extremely accessible for children with varying learning disabilities to work with dynamic and adaptive tools that can effectively build on academic progress. Practice drills actually feel like play. Here are several recommended…


  • How Unplugging From Technology Can Boost Family Fun

    How Unplugging From Technology Can Boost Family Fun

    Imagine your child is playing soccer at SportsZone in Monroe. He's on the field and you suddenly get a Facebook notification. A couple of minutes later the other parents are cheering because your team scored a goal. Looking up from your smartphone it hits you: the team is congratulating your son because he just won the game. Think it may be time to reconnect with your family? You as the parent…

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  • Should You Let Your Kids Play Pokémon GO?

    Should You Let Your Kids Play Pokémon GO?

    The current obsession with Pokémon might leave many of us scratching our heads. Children, teens, and even adults are embracing this new app with gusto and are running around the neighborhood in an effort to “catch them all”. Suddenly, our houses are filled with conversations about eevees, lures, Poké balls, and stops while our dogs lay exhausted on the floor from all of the extra…

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  • How Your Social Media Habits Could be Putting Your Home at Risk

    How Your Social Media Habits Could be Putting Your Home at Risk

    Aided by unprecedented convenience and constant access, 24 percent of teens go online "almost constantly," with more than 90 percent saying they're online every single day, the Pew Research Center reports. It’s hard not to imagine life without our smartphones. However, your child’s online and social media activity may be putting your home at risk. Kids, Teens and Social Media Facebook is by…

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