Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

Digital Media and School

It's a great big digital world out there filled with texts, chats, apps, tweets, blogs, likes, videos, photos, games, memes, links to this, links to that, and links to who knows what. As a parent,... read more
Regan McMahon
Senior Editor, Books | Mom of two
Today, when the latest campaign trail gaffe or political scandal goes viral, your kids will likely hear about it before you do. How will they know whether a claim or a charge is based in fact, an... read more
If you're spending the waning days of summer prepping your kindergarten-bound kid for the first days of school, you're not alone. Kindergarten is a formative year for families, as kids acquire the... read more
Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
If you and your kids went a little overboard on screen-time this summer, you're in good company. According to a Harris Interactive poll, about half of all parents say their kids watch more TV, play... read more
Taryn Degnan
Interactive Marketing Manager | Mom of one
Every kid knows how to Google, but do they know how to Google well? A wealth of built-in -- but sometimes hidden -- features can help kids find the information they need much more efficiently than... read more
Getting a tad confused about the raging debate over the Common Core Standards? Join the club. Where once it seemed like just common sense -- have a common curriculum across states -- the notion has... read more
Darri Stephens
Director, Digital Learning
The beginning of the school year is a flurry of activity for kids, teachers, and parents alike. At schools that are implementing 1-to-1 device programs, teachers are scrambling to change how they... read more
Erin Wilkey Oh
Executive Editor, Education | Mom of one
Can you believe summer is nearly over already? When I was a classroom teacher, this was always my favorite time of year. I loved getting ready for school to start: stocking up on supplies, organizing... read more


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