Category Archives: Using Technology

Student Time Management Apps

Student Time Management Apps Hire for FREE a personal assistant for your teen who works 24/7/365 Not sure when it started, but I have this uncanny ability to estimate the time of day or night within a few minutes, without a looking at clock before hand. No really. Even after waking in the middle of the…
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Ubiquitous Smartphones

Ubiquitous Smartphones Underused smartphones? Believe it. That smartphone your teenager is using is probably the greatest resource she has for academic success. As a parent, if you are resisting the inevitable, allowing your teenager to use a smartphone 24/7, I'd recommend reading iRules: Syncing Family Values with the Digital Age by Janell Burley Hofmann. She does…
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App Review

App Review Always enjoyable to share an app review on great apps that improve life. SimpleMind+ Some of my most interesting improv moments with idea development appeared on napkins - no really. One never knows where ideas come from, nor their timing. Better than napkins is an app called SimpleMind+ for the smart phone. There's a…
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Chore Game App

Chore Game App Let chore game apps motivate the family With smartphone technologies quickly outpacing desktops, by 5-1, their ubiquitous presence might be considered a family tool that can unify rather than divide. Why not let a new generation of chore game apps be the motivator for the family? For years, mobile app developers have…
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