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As a parent and a techie, I have always struggled with how much time is too much for my children to spend in front of a screen.

 

My son enjoys playing video games, surfing child-friendly websites, and watching television shows. This makes “screen time” a perfect...

For the last 10 years, Kim Cofino has taken her tech teaching experience on the road, from Germany to Malaysia to Thailand, with Japan next on the list.

 

Kim teaches at international schools around the world. She shares her teaching adventures and...

As hard as it may be for us to admit sometimes, teachers make mistakes. We make less as we get better, but we’ll always make them.  

 

Sometimes, I forget to enter a grade where there needs to be one. At the beginning of the year, I tell all my students that...

Being a scientist-turned-educator and techie, it’s hard to avoid my inner geek.  Not only can I not avoid it, but now I've found the soundtrack for my inner geek life: Here Comes Science by They Might Be Giants!

 

I enjoy a lot of the typical nerd-core genres...

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