Great and small

English is a funny language. Coloured by countless other languages over centuries of war, politics, colonialism, migration and globalisation, many words have been lost, appropriated […]

People of Power

My daughter is a lady of words. And my son a man of action. Together, they are a people of power. In their sleep, when […]

Digital2Learn | Cynthia Merrill & Liv Van Ledtje / Kids Can Teach Us: A Message on Digital Literacy, Part 2 [PODCAST S1 E38]

"If you love science, you can connect to almost every single scientist that you ever heard of. You can tweet to them and one of […]

Safety of your Children Online

As the lock-down in South Africa extends, our children may be throwing their books in the air in delight, but if we are going to […]

9 Mindcraft Mints: Games as Education

Computer Gaming can be very powerful as an education tool, even where you least expect it. Here are nine lessons we learned as parents with […]

Filling the Shoes of a Mandated Reporter: Know your Role

The position of a mandated reporter is a huge responsibility and is not something to take lightly.  A 2015 study found that nearly 700,000 children […]

The Best Way to Manage Your Childcare Training

First aid training is important for anyone, but it’s especially critical for people working in the childcare industry. Frequent training is necessary to ensure childcare […]

Twitter Moving to Block Accounts Created By Underage Users

Users who signed up to Twitter before they were 13 years old appear to be losing access to their accounts, raising questions for parents, schools, […]

Hurting People Hurt People

Have you ever heard of this phrase? Hurting people hurt people. People who feel hurt within themselves tend to inflict hurt on other people… innocent […]

Using big data to understand mental health

Mental health has been given a welcome dose of publicity in recent months as various campaigners have attempted to remove the stigma attached to it […]

What Do You Do With an Idea? What Do You Do With a Problem?

What Do You Do With an Idea? What Do You Do With a Problem?: Two really intersting books aimed at...

YouTube Kids: A fantastic resource whilst keeping children safe online.

YouTube Kids is a fantastic app! Watch my video tutorial below to see how it works – it’s really simple to set up. Have you […]

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