Banning anything makes it the forbidden fruit and creates more of a desire to use it. Offering the fruit alone is not going to protect our children. Before we put our young people behind the wheel of a car, we warn them of all the hazards connected with driving one. We need to do the
Today’s Question: “What can I do if my mother says I have to leave my Chromebook at school locked in my locker, but my teachers assign work that has to be done on the Chromebook?” He shared that his mother was firm on her position. She does not want her son on a device after
Whether students are dealing with homework from conventional classrooms or are homeschoolers, children who procrastinate simply need to understand what is behind their procrastination. It can be different for different children. The following might behind your children’s failure at managing their time: Please share the challenges with time your students’ experience in the comment box.
Teaching children to control their devices require parents to be sure the children are ready. Do they have the background they need to manage their devices effectively? In my book, User’s Beware-Stranger Danger Lurks Behind Children’s Screens, readers will learn whether their children are prepared for what lurks behind their screens. The following is an
Ailment #1:“I don’t know what to do it Blues” or “The teacher didn’t teach me this blues.” Cause: Many children are accustomed to their parents re-teaching homework concepts. For this reason they do not feel a need to listen carefully in class. In order for the brain to store information for more than 2-3 seconds
According to Albert Einstein, “Despite the fact that I analyzed nine problems correctly, no one congratulated me. But when I made one mistake, everyone started laughing. This means that even if a person is successful, society will notice his slightest mistake. And they’ll like that. Making mistakes is part of learning. Obviously, it’s important that
I was curious about how different apps would respond to my question. My second request was more specific than my first question. It offers more concrete reminders about what students need to consider when using AI Apps. The following is what was generated by my request: What Cautions Should AI Users Be Aware Of? Artificial
I asked ChatGPT, “What questions should students ask about AI generated material. How can they determine accuracy of the material generated. What cautionary advice would you give them?” The following are its response: [AI CHAT BOT]: When evaluating AI-generated material, students should ask the following questions: To determine the accuracy of AI-generated material, students can
“I should have done it differently.” Have you found yourself saying that? “That parent should have made her children do the work.” Is this something you’ve thought of in the past? How about, “The teacher should know my child did understand the concept.” Everyday we “Should” ourselves and others. I’ve vowed today to stop doing
App developers were cautioned to wait before releasing their products, but they didn’t listen. They are using users to point out the glitches. Unfortunately, too many users don’t question the accuracy of the materials generated by Apps. Recent reports indicate Apps are posing new challenges for users. Glitches are showing up daily. Of major concern
Victoria is an educational consultant, nationally recognized speaker. Her over 50 years in education has been focused on developing resilient self-reliant self-advocates who know how to tap into their innate ability to independently solve challenges.