Janell Burley Hofmann

Founder, The Slow Tech Movement and iRules Academy

Janell Burley Hofmann is the author of iRules: What Every Tech Healthy Family Needs to Know About Selfies, Sexting, Gaming and Growing Up. She is an international speaker and consultant, the Founder of The Slow Tech Movement and iRules Academy. Janell is also a mother of five children ages 8, 10, 12, 14, 16. For more information visit www.janellburleyhofmann.com 

Recently written by Janell


Eight Questions for Families To Help Understand Tech in Transition

Eight prompts to bring perspective and purpose to our beliefs around tech. We can revisit this process as our families grow and change – as well as the technology. 


12 Social Media Tips for College Applicants

Applying to college? Ease your social media madness with these 12 tips 


iRules For Schools: Why Teachers Need to Set Digital Boundaries

As educators, healthy boundaries help a school flourish. Policies and rules should be honored and respected – but also revisited. Reflections and revisions on best practices help educators grow, evolve and have a clear direction for their goals and intentions.  


After We Say Yes To The Tech

Giving digital approval to our children and teens for devices, games, apps and social networks needs to be more than a yes, but a process – especially after it is given. Examples for parents on determining how to let tech into your family's life. 


Should I “Get The Tech” This Holiday Season?

We want the holidays to be filled with magic and meaning, surprise and wonder, and there’s no question that tech can make it all possible. But how do we know if now is the right time to introduce, upgrade or enhance the digital devices in our lives?