How much screen time is OK for my kid(s)? I agree with PiperBoj completely. With me, I get to play 1 hour on weekdays, and 2 hours on weekends, after chores, homework, and other related stuff. I've learned to deal with the time limit, even though I still disagree with it. But my biggest problem with my parents, especially my dad, is the automatic screen time limit put on my PC, and also time periods when I can play, which my dad never remembers to fix. Of course I don't agree with all these things. But if you want more time, stop complaining a lot, and yes, stop arguing with your parents about it, if you do.
Jimmy Wales and Andrew Keen Debate Web 2.0 Bio David Ewing Duncan David Ewing Duncan is an award-winning, best-selling author of six books and numerous essays, articles and short stories, and a television, radio and film producer and correspondent. He is the co-host of NPR's Biotech Nation. Duncan's most recent book is Experimental Man: What one man’s body reveals about his future, your health, and our toxic world (John Wiley). His last book was Masterminds: Genius, DNA and the Quest to Rewrite Life (Harper Perennial). Duncan is a Contributing Editor to Wired, and Discover, and a science columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, a commentator for NPR's Morning Edition and co-host of BioTech Nation on NPR. He also writes for Harper's, Atlantic Monthly, Smithsonian, Outside, The Telegraph, The Guardian, The Washington Post Book World, and The New York Times, among others. Andrew Keen Jimmy Wales Wales received his Bachelor's degree in finance from Auburn University and his Master's in finance from University of Alabama.
A Commitment to High Tech Education Narrator: Gulfport, Mississippi's Harrison Central High School hasn't changed much since it was founded in 1957. It still has sports teams and cheerleaders. It still offers practical courses in subjects like cooking and horticulture. But over the past several years there's been a quiet revolution going on that has transformed Harrison's curriculum. In almost every classroom cutting edge technology tools are facilitating a new way of learning. Student: [Inaudible] today is what could be said about national politics. Narrator: Now history lessons are as exciting as game shows. Student: What is your final answer? Narrator: Digital cameras help reveal the principles of physics. Donnie Lott: Are we collecting? Narrator: Probes and laptops are used in real world scientific explorations. They even use technology to improve their nationally ranked cheerleading squad. Dianne Denley: Okay, breathe three times. Narrator: Or taking virtual field trips around the world. Student: A, Colorado, B-
Sesame best practices guide for children's app development Touch screen technology is revolutionizing interactive digital experiences for children. No longer do our little ones need to wait to learn to navigate a mouse or press keyboard keys in order to access a host of interactive content designed for them. Instead, we see toddlers and preschoolers confidently navigating their parents’ iPhones, iPads, and other touch screen devices with astonishing agility and purpose. The explosion of apps for young children is not surprising; there is high demand and high appeal. Sesame Workshop, whose mission is to help children reach their highest potential, is learning as much as we can about these media platforms so that we can use them to best meet children’s educational and developmental needs. Surprisingly, there are very few resources that are publically available to help guide developers who make educational apps for young children. As with everything we do, we want to ensure that children learn from their digital experiences. See Also:
‘Recombinant art,’ life?: Parenting & the digital drama overload As Moby does with other people’s sounds and musical phrases, David Shields does with words, saying that mashing up other people’s words (or “recombinant” art) is much more interesting than creating fiction, which is sort of an appropriation of Mark Twain’s “reality is stranger [more interesting?] than fiction.” “Mr. Shields’s book consists of 618 fragments, including hundreds of quotations taken from other writers like Philip Roth, Joan Didion and Saul Bellow,” the New York Times reports. That’s a huge contentious subject – copyright, intellectual property, fair use, etc. – important and fascinating, but it’s only about content. We are remixing and creating a recombinant reality that is pressing in upon us with the same constancy, volume, and intensity as content is. Breathers.
Idée pour Vidéo Why I’m Talking About This For this week’s post, I discuss Wikipedia for two reasons; it is related to the broader topic of this blog and it is a big topic within academia. 1. 2. When you see the logo above, what comes to mind? You might be thinking that Wikipedia is: 1. 2. Of course there are more than just two viewpoints of Wikipedia. You might be somebody who uses it just to find out about places to travel to, but not for academic information. What is all the fuss about? Wikipedia is an online encyclopedia based on a model allowing anybody with access to the Internet to contribute information about any topic. This website is hugely popular. According to the official ‘About Wikipedia’ page (the hyperlinks are from the original quote): The big debate concerning Wikipedia in academia has to deal with the fact that anybody can edit information. Below is an example of the ‘bad rap’ that Wikipedia gets within academia. (Wikiped/Academ)ia? I think that Wikipedia does have a place in academia. 1.
Top 12 Sites To Watch Videos That Are Better Than YouTube There’s little doubt that YouTube is the go-to video site for many people. In fact, it’s one of the most popular websites in the world. But what if YouTube happens to be inaccessible? Or you simply want more options for viewing videos online? What alternatives are there? These days, video is such a huge part of the online experience that there are many options available. 1. Even if you visit YouTube on a regular basis, it’s worth adding Vimeo to your regular rotation of video sites. Among other things, Vimeo features a number of well-known movies and TV series, such as E!’ The site also has an easy-to-browse search feature that organizes videos by category and channel. 2. Metacafe is a video site that specializes in shortform video content. One of Metacafe’s strengths is its simplicity. 3. Originating from Israeli startup Qlipso, Veoh describes itself as an internet TV company. In addition to TV clips, Veoh has lots of music content across a wide range of genres. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.