Category Archives for "Technology"

May 31

Summer Screen Time Struggles

By Ann Dolin | Summer , Technology

Are you looking for a fun way to keep your kids active, engaged, and off their screens this summer? We can help! Click here to schedule a free consult and learn more about our special summer tutoring experience. Summer sure has changed since you were a kid, hasn’t it? Where your parents had to beg […]

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Mar 15

Is technology really the problem?

By Ann Dolin | Technology

Speaking of technology… When it comes to the academic success and health of our students a lot of blame gets passed around these days to smart phones, social media, and internet usage in general.  Some of that blame seems to be well-deserved. For one thing, back in our day, the potential for bullying pretty much ended when […]

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Feb 12

Game-based Learning for High Schoolers

By Stephanie Hossfeld | Technology

Continuing on my quest to find educational games that are useful, I decided to focus on finding sites that work well for high schoolers.  Engagement in school tends to drop rapidly starting in middle school and continuing through high school, so it’s really important to find ways to keep students interested in what they’re learning.  […]

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Feb 12

An Intro to Game-Based Learning Resources: Elementary and Middle School

By Stephanie Hossfeld | Technology

If you read my blog from last week, hopefully I’ve piqued your curiosity a bit about what types of educational games are readily available for public use.  Researching educational games quickly became overwhelming when I realized how many there out there—literally thousands.  Sometimes, having an overabundance of resources can be just as ineffective as a […]

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