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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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Digital learning is becoming more of the norm as technology becomes cheaper and easier to access. Kids are being exposed to more technology in school and some of it is starting to come home with them. Without proper guidance and monitoring these devices can carry the dangers of the internet with them but with a…Read More
Almost every parent struggles to keep up with technology while kids seem to know all the latest gadgets and apps on the market. Keeping track of all the new developments can seem like a daunting task, especially when your kids are young and are using tech in ways their parents never thought of. Staying ahead…Read More
Being an entrepreneur comes with a unique set of challenges that can be difficult to overcome but that didn’t stop 13 year old Aadithyan Rajesh from doing it anyway. The 7th grader is a year into the launch of his software development company named Trinet Solutions and already has 3 employees, his 11th and 12th…Read More
No one likes getting jabbed by a needle while visiting the doctor, or worse having one inserted during a hospital stay. It’s even more difficult and stressful when the patient is a kid. Healthcare workers have a hard time with the veins of young patients which results in multiple tries, more crying and the need…Read More
For kids, medical treatments can be horrible. The root of their fear seems to come from uncertainty and from the expectation of pain. Several tech organizations have thought of approaches to help. How Virtual Reality (VR) relieves children’s fear of the needle Getting vaccinated saves lives, yet kids fear the needle. One project started using…Read More
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
Theo, an 8-year-old student, was trying to learn how to code and was becoming frustrated with the process. He happens to be visually impaired, and the standard tools intended to encourage kids to code depend mostly on visual elements. However, in the course of the most recent year, he’s been a beta tester for something…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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