Helping kids thrive in our digital world
KIDS THESE DAYS! They can build an entire village in Minecraft, set up a whole new Netflix profile, and rattle off a list of their favourite YouTubers. But ask them to mow the lawns, make a phone-appointment, or unload the dishwasher, and suddenly, they’ve no idea where to start!
Raising this new generation of tech-savvy kids is full of challenges for parents – who are often left scratching their heads or tearing their hair out! We turned to tech expert and author Dr Devorah Heitner, whose book – Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive (and Survive) in Their Digital World – promises to ease our confusion and misery – and ease the confusion and misery our kids often feel over their tech-use as well.
Issue 1 2019
The bottom line about body fat
FITNESS AND VITALITY CAN BE YOURS – providing you have the discipline, drive and plain old-fashioned guts required ...
Punch-up in the pantry!
Making the most of conflict at home
HHE FORGETS TO SET THE ALARM (that’s his job), so they both oversleep and start the day in a mad rush. In her ...
Learning outside the classroom
IT WAS THE CULMINATION OF THE YEAR – the grand finale, after more than three terms’ worth of adventure learning. ...
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Cherry blossom bouquet
FIRST-TIME EXPERIENCES are often the best. And JAPAN, I’d been told, was the perfect place for a first-time ...
I CAN’T SURF TO SAVE MYSELF. Which is a tiny bit embarrassing. Because most younger members of my ever-expanding ...
Home Sweet Home
How to be Scientific
SCIENCE IS THE RELIGION FOR people who can’t cope with religion. The core belief is that science is an objective ...