Category Archives: technology

Respecting A Child’s Urge To Discover

Trust that kids can innovate and learn. Find out just how capable they can be. Continue reading

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Carly’s Voice

Carly Fleischmann was once trapped by autism. Now she speaks up for neurodiversity. Continue reading

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What’s To Love About Pinterest

5 great reasons to use Pinterest Continue reading

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Global Village Construction Set

DIY independence with all the comforts of modern life. Continue reading

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The Boy With No Toys

Could you deprive your child of toys for his own good? Find out why one mother does. Continue reading

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If Jane Goodall Were An Alien

Imagine someone with Jane Goodall’s observational powers coming from outer space to observe us for a few days. Continue reading

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To Be, Or To Multitask

We’ve tuned ourselves to distraction. That seems to make us uncomfortable with distraction’s opposite—-the powerfully real time spent in contemplation or conversation. Continue reading

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