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As children start interacting with technology at younger and younger ages, it has become more common for them to start owning a mobile phone from an early age. If parents prefer to accommodate their child’s request, what would the best way of doing so? In this post, we will discuss how parents can monitor their child’s usage of technology after device ownership.
It’s a common to see children as young as 3 years old play YouTube videos on iPad and they can navigate around the device confidently. They are digital natives that grow up in the era of technology. Yet, there is a rising concern among parents if technology will affect their child’s behavior and attention span. We spoke to Ann Bridgewater, a clinical psychologist specialising in children and adolescents to understand this topic better.
We often hear from parents that they are looking for STEM competitions that can give international exposures to their child on STEM topics. Hence, we want to share with you the list that we have.
From Flea Market to Online Marketplace
We shared about how Rose Broome reimagined crowdsourcing effort in our Part I for Tech for Good series. For part II, we will be sharing about Singapore’s leading marketplace platform, Carousell and how it changes lives of its users.
Parents often share with us that they are unfamiliar with programming and unsure what is the most suitable first coding language for their child to pick up. To help you get started, we will share the differences between Blocks-based and Syntax-based language and the recommended first coding language to pick up for beginner and advanced coders.
Reimagining Crowdfunding to Aid the Poor with HandUp
Many are interested to volunteer and give back to the society but do not know where to start. They are also concerned that their donation will not reach the needy. On the other hand, those in need often do not know how to seek help. In this series of “Technology For Good” blog posts, we share inspiring stories of how entrepreneurs use technology to make impact to the world’s pressing social issues.
This summer marks my third year of being an entrepreneur. Running First Code Academy has been a rewarding and challenging journey.