A media mentor for every child

May 19, 2014

By Anne Collier Author and journalist Lisa Guernsey has a great idea – one that clearly grows out of her research for the recent book, Screen Time: How Electronic Media –

Kids’ tablets the new TV sets?

January 31, 2014

By Anne Collier It looks like, for kids, tablets are the new TV – at least that’s the way media companies are viewing these handheld devices that kids are taking to

Children’s library-on-a-tablet

August 6, 2013

By Anne Collier In 2007 and ’08, we took our kids, then 10 and 16, around the world, and we certainly could’ve used this technology and media then! Kids can bring

Video viewing increasingly ‘mobilized’

June 20, 2013

By Anne Collier If it ever really did, screen size no longer has anything to do with the length of a video people will watch. “Smaller screens aren’t deterring people

The power of kid-powered tablets

June 19, 2013

By Anne Collier This article about tablets in school has something to teach us about tablets at home too. Tablets – iPads, Kindle Fires, Meeps, Nabis, iTouches (see this)