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Devils Lake Journal - Devils Lake, ND
  • Tips for raising a child in the digital age

  • “Raising a Child the a Digital Age,” a presentation with tips, tricks and discussion, will be held Monday, June 25 from 6:30-8 p.m. in the NDSD cafeteria.


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  • “Raising a Child the a Digital Age,” a presentation with tips, tricks and discussion, will be held Monday, June 25 from 6:30-8 p.m. in the NDSD cafeteria.
    Topics will include: What age should children be introduced to technology; What do I need to get started; Are there downsides or worries; Android or Apple: What apps are best for my child; and When should I get a Smart Phone for my child?
    Presenter will be Warren Buckleitner, editor of Children's Technology Review, a Chris Crowell, master teacher.
    Crowell  is a veteren kindergarten teacher (17 years) and a parent of three. He has also taught high school students and adult education programs. He is an associate editor at Children's Technology Review.
    In 2004 he was selected to participate in the US Department of Education’s Teacher to Teacher Initiative.
    He holds a Masters in early childhood education from The College of New Jersey. Chris believes that advances in technology have reached the point in which it can allow teachers the freedom and flexibility to best serve the needs of the students and utilize and develop their own professional expertise.
    Dr. Buckleitner  is an educational psychologist and New York Times Gadgetwise blogger who is also a former classroom teacher (preschool and elementary).
    Dr. Buckleitner started Children’s Technology Review  in 1993. He will share some of the strategies he used with his own two children, who grew up surrounded by the latest technology. He will provide a recipe for success that parents can implement on a shoestring, discuss how the teachers can provide help.
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