Children increasingly live in a world transformed by artificial intelligence, or AI, and those who understand it will live richer and more fulfilling lives. This article begins by defining AI, discusses AI myths, has three hands-on AI activities, describes how AI is being used today, and concludes with additional resources for parents.
Before the holiday, news outlets broke stories of widespread sexual predation of children on popular social media and gaming sites.
School web portals, Notability, Google classroom, Quizlet, IXL… Education has now moved online. There is concern that screens in education are affecting children’s acquisition and understanding of knowledge, in addition to their physical and mental health.
Today’s access to technology allows young people to connect and communicate in new and meaningful ways to share and view ideas and interact with their peers. While these opportunities provide ways for young people to connect, they also present new challenges as parents try to ensure that their children are safe while online.
Even for your most laidback student, academics can feel like a 24/7 job these days. Instead of dropping in to see their teachers when they have questions, students shoot their teachers questions via email at any time of day.
As a teacher, administrator or anyone related to the education sector, you want to be equipped with the tools and the knowledge to best serve your school. But knowing what to focus on in a sea of data can be daunting.
Have you ever been a part of a bullying incident? Perhaps you were the target, singled out by a group of students. Or maybe you were the bully.
October was National Bullying Prevention Month, a time in which awareness and education are shared about cyberbullying, and its effect on children and teens. Schools and community organizations are dedicating time and space to share helpful examples of bullying for students and parents, providing resources in order to recognize it for themselves.
“If it’s about us, without us, it’s not for us.” This quote is at the heart of how Sticks ‘n Stones works. Authentic and meaningful involvement of young people at all levels of decision making sets our approach apart from traditional bullying prevention programs.