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Technology

Digital Binging — Is It A Problem?

Understandably most young people are on screens a ton right now. Thank goodness there are all sorts of great things made possible via screen time.  But, what are the potential costs of loads of certain screen time activities on their brain health and mood?  Are there ways to implement changes to their tech time that […]

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Digital Inequality: How Comcast’s WiFi-Connected “Lift Zones” Are Helping Denver Families

Most parents would agree that COVID-19 has been non-stop stress, especially as it pertains to distance learning and quarantining. Though difficult, I recognize my family’s privilege: my husband and I work remotely, we have Internet access and my two teenagers have school-issued laptops. These factors make us better-off than many Coloradans. In fact, a staggering […]

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 Educational Resources to Help Families with Hybrid and Virtual Learning 

If there’s anything I’ve learned during COVID-19 it’s that every family has their own unique set of strengths and challenges pertaining to hybrid or full-time virtual learning.  Parents, schools and teachers are understandably overwhelmed with this educational shift, but I have been so impressed with the MANY resources that are available.  Comcast’s Free Educational Programming […]

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Colorado launches "Learn with Me at Home" programming

Parents of young kiddos: distance learning just got a bit easier, thanks to the support of the state of Colorado! Governor Jared Polis, the Colorado Department of Education, and Colorado Education Initiative are partnering with Rocky Mountain Public Media (RMPBS, KUVO JAZZ, The DROP) to provide K-3 students, their families and caregivers with direct-to-home remote […]

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