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Texting and Education: What Teachers Are Saying About Kids Who Text

by Barbara J. Feldman February 5, 2010

There is a phenomenon that has loomed over education and parenthood for the past several years. This cultural activity is texting-a favorite and seemingly instinctive activity for teens. Both parents and teachers have felt like texting will destroy proper English and was a distraction from serious learning. In addition some physicians and psychiatrists fear that […]

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What is Whyville?

by Barbara J. Feldman November 25, 2009

With so many online gaming and social networking sites available, parents are often leery about which ones their children should join. Unfortunately with online predators, there is no such thing as a 100 percent safe social networking and gaming site. Whyville is one of the only web sites that offers educational tools and it is […]

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Using Whyville

by Barbara J. Feldman November 25, 2009

Whyville is a great online multiplayer gaming world that was designed for children aged six to sixteen. Similar to other web sites designed for children, Whyville allows it’s users to create a virtual world where they can participate in games, discussion boards, and several other things. It’s a great way for children to learn about […]

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