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Can Texting Improve Your Child’s Reading Skills?

by Barbara J. Feldman February 7, 2010

One of the biggest concerns about texting (that adults have) is whether or not the abbreviated language of texting is affecting their child’s reading and writing and skills. The quick version of GR8 (Great) or BCNU (be seeing you) may be funny and even sassy but is it hurting your child’s overall literacy rate? The […]

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Tired of Your Slow Computer? How to Speed it Up

by Barbara J. Feldman January 21, 2010

Freezing, crashing, shut downs, if you are tired of dealing with a slow computer, now is the time to speed it up. As you use a computer, you will add files to it, delete and add programs, and install a number of cookies on it when you browse the Internet. Without a regular clean-up of […]

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Your Kids and the Online Safety Checklist

by Barbara J. Feldman December 8, 2009

The Internet is a terrific invention that allows for hours upon hours of enjoyment for children. They can use the Internet to play games, research homework, get homework help, and talk to their friends online. But just because they can easily navigate the Internet doesn’t mean they know how to keep themselves safe. Just as […]

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Finding Educational Sites for Children

by Barbara J. Feldman December 2, 2009

Many of the social networking sites out there do not allow children under the age of thirteen to join. Even with the social networking sites that have been created for children, many of them do not provide any value to the users. Educational social networking sites are hard to find. Finding a site that allows […]

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What is Kidswirl?

by Barbara J. Feldman November 25, 2009

Parents are often concerned with social networking sites and the safety of their children. Online predators prey on young children that are unaware of the dangers of chat rooms and social networking sites. Enter KidSwirl: this social networking site was created to help kids, teens, parents, and others stay safe from online predators. KidSwirl has […]

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How to Use Kidswirl

by Barbara J. Feldman November 25, 2009

Searching for a social networking site that is safe from online predators and identity theft experts can be a challenge. KidSwirl was created by a father of two that felt his children and others needed a social networking site to interact with their friends. Facebook and many other social networking sites do not allow children […]

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