Category Archives: Video Gaming

Screen time for teens

Screen Time for Teens Remember when screen time for teens meant television - things have changed. Once upon a time, parents believed that managing the amount of time their children spent watch television programming was difficult. Now it seems impossible. With the merging of media platforms, mobile Internet devices with unlimited data usage, smart-TVs, and…
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Sexist Games Sexist Gamers

Sexist Games Sexist Gamers Is there a relationship between sexist games sexist gamers? The news media enjoys frightening the bejebbers out of parents - it sells commercials. And for parents to find out the facts takes time - a scarce resource now a days. Video gaming is always a topic of choice for the media.…
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Chasing Squirrels

Chasing Squirrels Can mobile apps improve a teens persistence in goaling? I have project attention deficit disorder. Well not officially. Nor is that phrase a recognized disorder. All the same though, I've got it. My past (present) is littered with project ideas started, then never completed. As an educator, I obtained grant funding for numerous…
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Lifting the Embargo

Lifting the Embargo Sustainable teenage behavioral change might take time After 50 years, the U.S. is finally lifting the embargo on Cuba. The process of normalizing relationships across the board are being talked about openly by both countries. Even suggestions that Havana might eventually become the new Cancun of the Caribbean. Here's what both sides are…
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Gamer Dialogue

Gamer Dialogue It's about managing screen time at home. A 15-year-old male video gamer. He plays Call of Duty - Advanced Warfare live currently. His actual gaming time is well over 40 hours per week. His mother has concerns about him. While his school performance is average, mostly C's with a D now and again, he is riding through school without causing…
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