Talking with your child about outbursts and games

2023-10-09T07:40:49-04:00November 7, 2023|Blog|

By Jacob Aldrich As children are becoming more and more involved in screens and technology, there has also been another situation which has been seeing more and more increasingly: loud, often angry outbursts from otherwise calm and happy children. With the recent popularization of games such as Fortnite, Roblox, Minecraft, [...]

Why Banning Smartphones at School Sends the Wrong Message to our Kids About Digital Citizenship

2023-07-03T13:29:45-04:00July 18, 2023|Blog|

By Tylar Bloch Schools across the country are tightening up their policies to minimize smartphone use, ranging from full-fledged smartphone bans to stricter guidelines around what constitutes permissible smartphone use during school hours. Research done in 2020 by the National Center for Education Statistics suggests that smartphone bans were implemented [...]

Netflix Docuseries “Web of Lies: Sextortion” Discussion Questions

2023-07-03T13:30:50-04:00April 25, 2023|Blog|

By Ellie Halpert The fourth episode of Netflix’s Docuseries, “Web of Make Believe: Death, Lies, and the Internet,” features one major warning: What you put on the internet stays on the internet. This case takes place in the small town of Belmont, where high schoolers are highly involved in the [...]

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