5 Reasons Screen Time Is Actually GOOD for Your Kids

LoveToKnow – Talya Stone In this technology cranked up age, we have all been brainwashed to believe TV and video games are as evil as an enormous pimple on your wedding day. If we are to believe common thought, the...

November 29, 2015 MindMake

Minecraft is Coming to a School Near You

EdSurge – Mary Jo Madda and Michael Winters Look out world, here comes MinecraftEdu! The education version of the game that boasts over 20 million downloads is quickly making its way into schools around the world. But what exactly is...

November 28, 2015 MindMake

Tools to Turn Your Kid into a Math and Science Pro

Common Sense Media These terrific digital tools can make math and science come alive for even the most reluctant student. In addition to facts, figures, and formulas, these math and science apps, games, and sites help kids learn how to...

November 22, 2015 MindMake

Edtech’s Next Big Disruption Is The College Degree

TechCrunch –  Aaron Skonnard For centuries, the college degree has been the global gold standard for assessing an individual entering the workforce. But after cornering the credentials market for nearly a millennium, the degree’s days alone at the top...

November 21, 2015 MindMake

How Will You Be Remembered by Your Children and Grandchildren?

Huffington Post – Robert Mauterstock The last six months of my father’s life, I visited him every week in his rehab facility. He was desperately trying to get well enough to return home. Because of his Parkinson’s disease he could...

November 19, 2015 MindMake

Groovy. Really?

MindMake – Paul Henderson Three tradespeople I spoke to recently all had one thing in mind. Their kids’ education. The painter, the tiler and the security technician worried about which schools their children would go to, who would teach...

November 18, 2015 MindMake

What’s The Problem With Delegating Parenthood?

BlogHer – Theresa Mulhern In addition, there are serious consequences to abdicating your job as a mom or dad to someone else. Here are just a few: When you put your provider in the position of being the heavy by...

November 18, 2015 MindMake

Raising Respectful Children

Daily Monitor – Pauline Bangirana Today, children lack respect towards peers, elders and people’s property. But as a parent, how do you ensure that despite all the challenges, you raise a respectful child. One that not only respects elders...

November 17, 2015 MindMake

Minecraft and The Hour of Code

VentureBeat – Paul Sawers Microsoft has announced a partnership with Code.org that will bring Minecraft into the education curriculum. Mojang, the Sweden-based game development studio that shot to prominence due to its work on Minecraft, was acquired by Microsoft...

November 16, 2015 MindMake

The Key To Happiness: Set Goals, Achieve Them and Reflect on Them

Quartz – Jenny Anderson Kris Duggan, CEO and co-founder of BetterWorks, created software to help companies set goals and track their progress towards meeting them. John Doerr, a billionaire venture capitalist who was an early backer of Google, invested...

November 16, 2015 MindMake
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