Get The Balance Right: Social Engagement and Technology

Get The Balance Right: Social Engagement and Technology

Promoting Positive Interactions for Children In these trying and frustrating times, it is easy to slump into counterproductive routines. It is too simple and convenient to sink into the bottomless content channels that eat away at our time throughout the day and into...
Building New Relationships in a New Era

Building New Relationships in a New Era

Student Teacher Relationship Building For the past several months our posts have focused on how to react to the situations we are finding ourselves entrenched in. We write these to express our emotions and try to help create understanding amongst the chaos that...
How to Prevent the Summer Slide!

How to Prevent the Summer Slide!

What can parents do stop the education gap? As we continue into the unknown, there are some things we can rely on – for better or worse. One thing that has reared its head early is Summer Slide. Unfortunately, this isn’t the type of slide that’s fun, but rather...
Top 3 Qualities for Your Child’s Camp Instructors

Top 3 Qualities for Your Child’s Camp Instructors

Top 3 Qualities in Kids’ Tech Instructors When choosing camps or classes for your child, whether in technology, sports, or otherwise, it’s a good idea to find out a little about just who is teaching the class. Knowing that your child’s instructor has solid experience...
Everyday Superpowers and How to Find Them

Everyday Superpowers and How to Find Them

How to Learn at Home without Tech! As we continue to push on through the storm, this month we will focus less on the power of technology and more on the power we all have as family members and friends. How can we cope without AR / VR / iPhones, and Xboxes?     As...
After Online Learning – It’s Play Time!

After Online Learning – It’s Play Time!

After all the online learning – time to play! With the uncertainty that we currently face, it’s imperative that we find joy where we can. Play is always a great solution to trying situations. As we hunker down for the foreseeable future and see this out, what...
Update on Switching to Online Classes & Camps!

Update on Switching to Online Classes & Camps!

Update: Switching to Online Learning Options   Dear Digital Dragon Families and Friends:  Laurie and I have lived in this community for most of our lives, and, like you, we’ve never seen anything like the Coronavirus. It’s become very clear that we just shouldn’t...
Matters of Inclusion: Making Happy Humans!

Matters of Inclusion: Making Happy Humans!

How Diversity can Accelerate the Creative Process!  by John Balash Today’s Tech world is constantly missing the mark on matters of inclusion. From “Gamer Gate” to who “Gamers / Game Developers / Computer Scientists are,” we are bombarded with reports and statistics...
Flashback to the Top 10 Events of the Decade in Tech

Flashback to the Top 10 Events of the Decade in Tech

                                                                                           Photo: MuseumLab Most Important Events from 2010 – 2019 – Did VR Breakthrough?  by John Balash In reflection of the last decade there have been many events to be...
Holiday Gift Guide: What New Tech Should Be On the Wishlist?

Holiday Gift Guide: What New Tech Should Be On the Wishlist?

What Gadgets and Games are on the list? Find out what gifts are worth the investments! Tis’ the season for exciting new gadgets, games, tantalizing toys, and tech. In preparation for the approaching holiday season, we will focus on some of the hot topics as well as...