Using technology for good: cutting the road toll with TAC & Pause Fest

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As parents we are often hearing about the risks, the dangers and the negative impact of kids hanging out online and using technology.

I am often reminding families however, of the amazing ways kids are using technology today and it’s not just in terms of their schoolwork. They are constantly creating, they are uploading content, editing photos and videos, sharing their creations with friends and followers.  With all this creating and sharing, searching and downloading, they are also becoming more aware of the wider world, increasingly exposed to the many social issues affecting us all.

This is what educators and parents need to be focusing on. The many ways in which technology can be utilised for good. For positive outcomes and for creative learning that is not  just academic. For awareness, for greater good and to build empathy and a social conscious.

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