Ask Trish: Live Streaming

Ask Trish: Live Streaming

Trish, how can I have a fun and safe livestream on Insta or YouTube? ...

Generosity is Great, But Be Cautious When Giving to Charity

Generosity is Great, But Be Cautious When Giving to Charity

“Giving Tuesday,” which is now behind us, is really the start of the end-of-the-year holiday giving period. Unfortunately, this season of generosity also brings out online scammers ...
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Ask Trish: Social Media and Mental Health

Ask Trish: Social Media and Mental Health

Dear Trish: Maybe it’s just me but I just feel really bad about myself when I’m on social media. Like literally everyone seems to be living their best life and ...
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Facebook Not Alone in Embrace of ‘Metaverse’

Facebook Not Alone in Embrace of ‘Metaverse’

As you've undoubtedly heard, Facebook has renamed itself Meta. Some people thought that was in response to the company's recent troubles, but a company the size of Facebook doesn't go ...
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Digital Wellness is Physical Wellness

Digital Wellness is Physical Wellness

Physical wellness is often associated with sleep, nutrition, and exercise but your technology habits are also having an influence ...
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Avoiding 'Zoom Fatigue'

Avoiding ‘Zoom Fatigue’

Over the past couple of years there has been an increased focus on screen time. Much of this has to do with the pandemic that has forced both adults and ...
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Facebook News: It's Complicated

Facebook News: It’s Complicated

One of my favorite phrases is “it’s complicated,” because it expresses the fact that many things in life are not as simple as they seem ...
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What is Digital Wellness?

What is Digital Wellness?

Educators are surely familiar with the term “digital citizenship.” We are familiar with coaching and modeling for our students the ways toward acting as an upstander, blocking and reporting bullies ...
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Parent's Guide to Amazon Fire TV

Parent’s Guide to Amazon Fire TV

We live in a golden age of media with an incredible array of choices between what we can watch on regular TV, via cable and satellite, and the internet. But, ...
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Like Fictional Killer Robots, Even Well-Intentioned Algorithms Can Do Harm

Like Fictional Killer Robots, Even Well-Intentioned Algorithms Can Do Harm

Algorithms - software that figures out what users want to see on social media - help sell us not just products, but ideas that affect our behavior ...
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