Archive for February 2013

Sex education in Kindergarten?

Chicago Public School district (CPS) is the third largest district in the United States.  CPS is considering a new sex education program to include sexual orientation and gender identification for the first time.  Stephanie Whyte, chief health officer, is scheduled to present this new policy to the Chicago Board of Education on Wednesday.  The program... Read more »

BYOD, Digital Addiction, and Digital Detox

BYOD, Digital Addiction, and Digital Detox
The light from the alarm clock brightens the dark room.  The BEEP, BEEP, BEEP echoes in the silence, but wait… it’s NOT an alarm clock it’s an iPod!  Alarm clocks are a vintage “old school” thing of the past, at our house, at least.  If it’s not an iPod or iPad, it’s a smartphone going... Read more »