Tweens’ brains are simply too immature to use social media appropriately. Because the midbrain is reorganizing itself and risk-taking is high and impulse control is low, there isn’t a… Read More »Middle Schoolers Don’t Need Social Media
There have been many articles coming out with the recent announcement by the World Health Organization naming “Compulsive Video Gaming” as a mental disorder. This… Read More »Compulsive Video Gaming Classified as Mental Disorder
This powerful article by Anastasia Basil talks about the app Music.ly and the potential risks and dangers kids face. “Social media is the Costco of… Read More »The Potential Dangers of Apps like Music.ly
Congratulations to Allen Gibson aka Flint Gold, the winner of the XDISC Ancient Alien Green Flying Disc giveaway! Allen is a recreational frisbee player and… Read More »First XDisc Flying Disc Giveaway Winner Announced!
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One of the projects I’m working on that I believe is important is to have schools start setting rules about device use in classrooms, during… Read More »France to Ban Cell Phones in Schools Starting Fall 2018
Having empathy is what makes us human. The ability to listen, learn, teach, connect, share, love, cry. Without empathy, our relationships will not be meaningful.… Read More »Decrease Screen Time and Increase Empathy
Jenn Carson, a physical literacy champion and the Director of the LP Fisher Public Library in Woodstock, NB, has been named as the first Ambassador… Read More »Jenn Carson Named as Unplugg’d Ambassador
Given all of the issues that arise from dating, texting, intimacy and consent when in adults and more recently in teenagers, I think this is… Read More »Relationship & Sex Education to Become Compulsory in the UK