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These Guys Made a Big Impact in Technology

February is Black History Month

Two Major Contributors who impacted technology as we know and use it today. 
This month I will be paying tribute to some of the most influential African-American innovators in technology.
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4 Apps to Be Cautious of On Your Teens Phone

Almost every tween or teen owns their very own portal device, be it a cell phone or tablet. As social media apps come and go, there are ones that tend to attract and keep teens engaged. In most cases, we consider Facebook to be the ultimate social media app, but this is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to online safety with teens today.

Teenage Bullying

The digital world evolves very fast. Social media platforms, apps, and new devices are in production every day, and teens are most often the first to use them. As social networking and online interaction become more popular among teens, facebook and Twitter have become the most common platforms for cyberbully attacks.

A Parent's Role In Video Gameplay

A Parent’s Role in the  Video Games? As a parent, you should be familiar with what games your kids are playing. 


As you know, all games are not made to be played by children. You should know what games your kid likes and who they are playing with. And if the game is an online multiplayer game. You should know about the Entertainment Software Rating Board or the ESRB. Learn more here
Understanding the ESRB allows you to control what your kids are playing. Head over to Parentaltools.org to have an even better understanding of different types of games your kids may play. What do parents do while their kids are playing games?We live hectic lives, and at times, gaming can be a substitute sitter for kids while making meals or chatting with friends. But, it would be beneficial to both you and your kids if you took the time to play games with your kids. You can connect with your kids on a level they are comfortable with, but it also allows you to learn about the game. If your gaming console or c…

Ada Lovelace's Contribution to Technology

A Woman's Contribution to ManKind Through Technology Who was Ada Lovelace?

Why You Need to Remove Devices from Your Kids Bedroom Today

Removing devices from your kid's bedroom

Life is busy, and children have busy schedules as well, and it is challenging to keep up with everyone’s actives all at once.  As parents, it is difficult to monitor all of what your children watch, especially in their bedroom. Furthermore, this also means that you are less likely to prevent children from being exposed to potentially harmful media.
Although sleep is impacted by evening added screen time, other areas of your child’s life are impacted.Researchers have suggested that increased screen time affects their social and cognitive development and increased aggression. Researchers have categorized these as into two areas displacement and content. Displacement is related to the amount of time your child spends playing on video games and spending less time on pro-social activities as a result of time spent gaming or watching television. Content is related to the media content that children view and that it is likely to affect how they thin…