Technology Tuesday: Apps & Websites for Teaching Kids about Empathy

We trust the folks over at Common Sense Media and here they’ve rated some apps and websites that help kids place themselves in the shoes of others.  We’ve long discussed the importance and benefits of teaching empathy.  Here are some creative ways we can use technology to help accomplish that goal.

https://www.commonsensemedia.org/lists/apps-and-websites-for-empathy  READ MORE

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Technology Tuesday: Snapchat

We are often asked about Snapchat during Question and Answer time at the end of a parenting class. 

We are strong supporters of doing your research.  Here’s some research that could prove helpful in navigating your decision about Snapchat.   Check out this article where one of the founders of Snapchat shares the history of how the App came into being.  

It’s hard to support an app that was birthed out of a fraternity house, around a conversation of how Anthoy Weiner could have gotten off the hook in sending inappropriate photos.  

http://techcrunch.com/2012/05/12/snapchat-not-sexting/ FULL POST

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