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#UseTech4Good challenges youth and adults to find and create the GOOD online. It replaces the fear with positive, deliberate, constructive ways youth and adults can work together with technology.
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Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) isn’t the realm of just boys any longer. According to girlswhocode.com 74% of middle school girls express an interest in engineering, science, and math. Dozens of Northern Utah businesses were encouraging all kids to explore STEM subjects as they hosted several busloads of sixth and seventh graders on November…Read More
Technology is helping children with chronic conditions to express their emotions and handle their treatments better. Robo-Duck For instance, US-based Sproutel has built a robo-duck that lets kids undergoing cancer treatment to tap a “feeling card” on the duck’s chest which relates to a specific feeling. The duck expresses that emotion for the child. “This…Read More
The rise of digital technology causes conflict between parents and teens, according to a new study. Surprisingly, both sides claim the other spends too much time on their devices. With many teens and parents admitting to arguing daily over cell phone use, it leaves one to wonder what can be done? The Study A study…Read More
Gen Z and Social Media Generation Z or the “iGen” is a unique generation of kids that came after the Millennials, born in 1997–Present (0–21 years old). The main difference between the two, besides age, is that unlike most Millennials, Gen Z had smartphones in early childhood. They grew up with iPhones in their hands…Read More
From hackathons to competitions, opportunities for students abound to use technology to solve everyday problems. When put to the test, many students not only boost their resumes, but create apps or other solutions to pressing problems. Medha, who at age 16 developed an app called “Safe Travel,” thought nothing of a competition when she sat…Read More
When life gets tough or complicated, many people find inspiration and motivation in a simple quote. Inspirational thoughts shared with others help bring light and positivity into their day. A quote as simple as, “I have not failed, I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas Edison can encourage those who feel like…Read More
Thanks to Sydney Alexander for bragging about her friends to us! This short, but sweet post shows how simply starting off the day sharing something positive can make a difference. How do you start your day? Sydney sent this in, “My friends Megan and Missy use technology for good every day! Every morning when they…Read More
Student creates app to save water I had so much fun interviewing this amazing 12-year-old, who just so happens to live down the street from me! Mollie loves to play competitive soccer, sew, and do creative projects. She also happens to be developing an app to save water. A Young Entrepreneur Learning about a field trip…Read More
Everything you buy serves a purpose in your life. When you buy things, you buy them to make your life easier, to entertain you, to feed you, etc. What does your iPhone or Smartphone do for you? Did you buy it for entertainment, for connection, for status? Does it actually help you connect with people,…Read More
Be Kind Online “I’d like to start out with a little known fact that it costs exactly $0 to be kind.” What has started this movement of youth using technology for good? Well, Hayden says, “Why not?” Senior, Hayden Webb, shares how easy it is to be kind online and uplift others from the comfort…Read More
It's as simple as creating an instagram account
and posting something kind
One of our favorite stories is so simple anyone can imitate it, or use it as a starting point to create something new. Maybe you will be our next featured story.
This valedictorian anonymously complimented his fellow classmates on Instagram for a year.
The Speaking Exchange Project connects CNA students in Brazil with Americans living in retirement homes.
The Born Friends Family Portrait -
a unique friendship brought together by Skype.
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