Is Children's Media as Fantasy-Filled as We Believe?

Is Children's Media as Fantasy-Filled as We Believe?

Therefore, researchers need to investigate the actual prevalence of fantasy in children’s media to further understand how children learn about the real-world from their everyday engagement with books, TV shows, and movies.

Promoting Safe Online Media Use for Kids

Promoting Safe Online Media Use for Kids

For example, while the amount of time children spend watching television and DVDs, playing video games, and using a computer has gone down in recent years, mobile device use has gone way up.

I found a nutritionist-approved, fiber-filled pasta alternative my kids actually love to eat

I found a nutritionist-approved, fiber-filled pasta alternative my kids actually love to eat

"For those who are unable to eat gluten, lentil pasta is one way to still be able to enjoy the pleasure of pasta without concern for flaring an allergy or sensitivity," McGiffin said.

Arts-Integrated Pedagogy May Enhance Academic Learning

Arts-Integrated Pedagogy May Enhance Academic Learning

Source: Mariale Hardiman/Johns Hopkins University Fifth-grade students who created some type of art—such as a drawing, writing a rap song, singing a science lesson, or choreographing a dance—that reflected specific classroom lessons, retained science-based knowledge longer than students who didn’t make art in the same class, according to a new study from Johns Hopkins University.

Pediatrician warns parents after finding 'scary' content on YouTube Kids

Pediatrician warns parents after finding 'scary' content on YouTube Kids

"They're much, much better at taking down flagged material on YouTube Kids than they are on YouTube itself," Hess noted to TODAY Parents. However, if a parent allows the search function to be turned on, children can independently access millions of YouTube Kids videos beyond their home screens.

YouTube takes ad money away from anti-vax channels looking to profit, sway parents

YouTube takes ad money away from anti-vax channels looking to profit, sway parents

Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about LinkedIn Pinterest YouTube takes ad money away from anti-vax channels looking to profit, sway parents The tech giant joins other social media and search giants in blocking the profitability of anti-vaccination efforts that are trying to sway parents.

Heartbroken dad claims Instagram ‘helped kill his daughter’

Heartbroken dad claims Instagram ‘helped kill his daughter’

Teenager Molly did her homework and packed her bag for school the next day, but hours later was found dead. Heartbroken Ian Russell told how 14-year-old Molly died after viewing scores of images glorifying self-harm and suicide, reports The Sun .

Bird Box: Who Is the Boogeyman Within?

Bird Box: Who Is the Boogeyman Within?

Taking this information into consideration, it seems probable that in Bird Box, the “diffuse evil,” resulting in a self-imposed end of humanity, may indeed be a metaphor for social media.

Gray Television, Inc. PRIVACY POLICY and YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS

Gray Television, Inc. PRIVACY POLICY and YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS

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What do YouTube Kids and Class Dojo have in common?

What do YouTube Kids and Class Dojo have in common?

As more and more developers are perfecting their learning analytics, classroom management systems, and personalized reading recommendations, let us think critically about the wider assumptions underlying the current design of algorithms.

LGBTQ-Inclusion in Elementary Schools: What Teachers Can Do

LGBTQ-Inclusion in Elementary Schools: What Teachers Can Do

In our recently published article, “Elementary teachers’ experiences with LGBTQ-inclusive education: Addressing fears with knowledge to improve confidence and practices” we share what we learned about elementary educators and how this might help others working to make their schools and classrooms more welcoming to all students and families, particularly those who are part of the LGBTQ community.

Is Social Media PDA a Sign of Happiness or Overcompensation?

Is Social Media PDA a Sign of Happiness or Overcompensation?

Yet, the majority of research actually shows that people who have a couple profile photo, are "Facebook official," or post about their relationship tend to be more satisfied with their relationships than those who do not engage in all this showing off.

New Research Might Be Able to Predict Your Sexual Fantasies

New Research Might Be Able to Predict Your Sexual Fantasies

Because Dr. Lehmiller collected lots of demographic information from his respondents, in addition to information about possible turn-ons, he was able to figure out which kinds of fantasies tended to be most common for different groups of people.

What to do if images of my child are shared online without permission

What to do if images of my child are shared online without permission

If your child is under 18 and the intimate image is being shared on a social network or messaging app, the images are illegal and all service providers must remove the content as soon as possible.