Monthly Archives: April 2019

Common Sense Media Invites Sesame Street to a #DeviceFreeDinner

by Diane Jones Lowrey
April 24, 2019

I remember so well the days when my now-grown daughter was a little girl learning to count and read and taking in life lessons from the beloved characters on Sesame Street about how to be a good, caring person. Back then, she could only watch Sesame Street on our one … 







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Ask the Author: Questions for Jordan Shapiro – Part 2

by Jordan Shapiro
April 16, 2019

Jordan Shapiro, author of The New Childhood: Raising Kids to Thrive in a Connected World, recently took the time to answer questions that readers submitted about balancing screen time at home and school, data privacy, and games that families can play together.  

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Ask the Author: Questions for Jordan Shapiro – Part 1

by Jordan Shapiro
April 12, 2019

Jordan Shapiro, author of The New Childhood: Raising Kids to Thrive in a Connected World, recently took the time to answer questions that readers submitted about his new book in the first of this two-part series. 

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Tapping the Magic of Childhood to Design Playful STEAM Experiences

by Rosanna Lopez
April 5, 2019

The experience of childhood During the initial phase of onboarding and professional development exercises with the SparkleLAB team, we spend a good part of our time remembering the experience of childhood. Growing up in the Philippines in the 80’s and 90’s, my fondest childhood memories are those of the rainy … 







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