Reaction to NYpost “Digital heroin” “Glow Kids” article

A brief video on Dr Le’s initial thoughts on this viral article, the increased awareness created by attention grabbing headlines versus stigma around your child’s use of technology.

Original NYPost articles here:

http://nypost.com/2016/12/17/kids-turn-violent-as-parents-battle-digital-heroin-addiction/

http://nypost.com/2016/08/27/its-digital-heroin-how-screens-turn-kids-into-psychotic-junkies/?_ga=1.13533175.1336544492.1479212076

Student Education and Well-being in the Digital Age – Scotch College Talk

This week Dr Le was delighted to give a talk to the teachers and staff at Scotch College titled “Student Education and Well-being in the Digital Age” at the Torrens Park Campus in Adelaide.

Dr Le’s key message was this:

“No matter how sophisticated or advanced technology gets, we cannot forget the human aspect of learning. We must continue to invest in teachers who care about student education and well-being.”

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How to start a conversation that could save a life in 3 steps- RUOK?

https://www.ruok.org.au/

STEP 1: Check out the RUOK? website guide on “How to ask a mate” here.

STEP 2: Try your best to arrange a face-to-face connection in the real world.

STEP 3: When face-to-face attempt to reconnect without the use of digital devices (eg. turn your mobile to airplane mode and do your best to talk without digital interruptions. Continue reading How to start a conversation that could save a life in 3 steps- RUOK?

Adelaide City Library – Poetry Workshop

I love libraries. For me, libraries have always been a welcoming space to enjoy, learn and seek solace. Last week, I deccityLibrary_mapided to browse Adelaide City Council’s relatively new “City Library” (opened in 2014). Libraries are a great way for children to explore and foster a life-long learning attitude.
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