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  1. Oct 2020
    1. Science experiments for kids, delivered to your door

      Neat idea for when the kids are a bit older. Science delivered.

  2. Jun 2020
    1. They face huge challenges,

      No shit. Just think of all the literacy modalities that someone younger has to deal with. Memes. Data visualizations. Tweets. Tiktok vids. Instagram stories. Digital annotation. Video annotation. YouTubes. Akkkk. Emojis. Gifs. Think of all the lateral communication modalities written, read, spoken that our students face daily. And the success with which most of them navigate these...well, it is extraordinary.

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  3. Apr 2020
    1. Don’t share your children’s photos with their real names Adults are able to un-tag themselves from images that they don’t want to be identified in, but children don’t have that option. A lot of parents these days are referring to their children as a hashtag or a nickname which protects their identity without taking the fun out of sharing family photos. This also has an added bonus of giving the child a clean slate when they are older and building their own web presence, instead of being able to Google their name and seeing hundreds of baby photos that their relatives posted in the past.
  4. Mar 2020
    1. In recent days, if a meeting ends early, employees at GitLab will invite their children to take over for a bit.“People will throw out, ‘Anyone have kids home from school who want to chat with my kids?’” says Darren Murph, who leads employee culture and onboarding at GitLab.
  5. Nov 2019
  6. May 2019
    1. A scarf is one such versatile fashion accessory, which is used for various purposes and can even be styled differently in both winters and summers. Of course, it is important that one should strictly avoid scarves crafted in chunky knits or heavy fabrics for summers.!

  7. Feb 2019
  8. Aug 2018
    1. the kids are all right

      Given danah's age, I would suspect that with a copyright date of 2014, she's likely referencing the 2010 feature film The Kids are Alright.

      However that film's title is a cultural reference to a prior generation's anthem in an eponymous song) by The Who which appeared on the album My Generation. Interestingly the lyrics of the song of the same name on that album is one of their best known and is applicable to the ideas behind this piece as well.

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ETvVH2JAxrA

  9. Jul 2018
    1. “I support a social transition for a kid who is in distress and needs to live in a different way. And I do so because I am very focused on what the child needs at that time,” said Johanna Olson-Kennedy, medical director of the Center for Transyouth Health and Development at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, the largest transgender youth clinic in the United States with some 750 patients. A social transition to the other gender helps children learn, make friends, and participate in family activities. Some will decide later they are not transgender, but Olson-Kennedy says the potential harm in such cases may be overstated.

      This is one of the major problems in how so many approach this whole issue weather as a topic or in deciding a course of action for their own child. Furthermore the possibility of that happiness now rests on either on secrecy and passing or as is more often the case today it rests on the cooperation and orchestration of a comprehensive enough segment of the total people with whom your child is interacting to support this transition. What if we did that for gay kids. How much different would things be if tital 9 applied to all gender nonconforming kids even those who identified as gay? What if 12 states didn't have laws against speaking positively about gay as an identity in schools. What if parents where expected to do the work to insure that a self identified gay student was provided a social network for similarly identified adults and young people. And for just about any teen how might life be different emotionally speaking if we had been chemically castrated during our teen years. What if gay kids had the same wealth of support materials - public discourse etc. The reaason they don't is because we can not deal with their difference and we can not deal with it being about their sexual desire because we are unnerved by a the fact that children can identify and feel and act on sexual interests at a very young age. Gay kids know this and that is a big hurdle to comming out. I wished so much to have a boyfirend then I felt I could come out because it wouldn't mean telling my parents that I think about boys in a sexual way but I love this boy and won't deny him to anyone. No sad to say as was noted when oposition was initially raised amoung APA members over the introduction of GID to the DSM when they stated that it may just be that gay is a normal healthy worthy course of human development that as part of that process involves being in some way emotionally maimed by which they meant that there are certain painfull encounters with being different than ones own parents and most people in your community that gay people by dfinitioon must edure and untill society changes being gay is known to be a bad undesirable thing by children at a tremendously young age. So to be and develop as a person who is homosexual is not going to happen without certain paiuns and obsticles that others can easily avoid and mostly do.

  10. Nov 2017
  11. Apr 2017
    1. To overcome this limitation, one might consider using a “smooth” estimator. One smooth analogue to the histogram
  12. Mar 2017
    1. clip of a father in South Korea commenting on the removal of once-President Park Geun-hye, only to be interrupted on live TV by his kids breaking into his home office.

      This is hilarious!

  13. Nov 2016
    1. It has been seen nowadays in almost all the cities and countries that internet has taken the primary positions of almost all the things for human beings. The Internet is one of the most important priorities of an individual whether he/she is a kid, a younger or an elderly. Hence, the children of today also enjoy the internet and have made the internet as the most important thing for them. Kids like to study on the internet and even parents also want their children to study through the internet as the internet has the best options available for studies.http://blog.selectmytutor.co.uk/11-educational-websites-for-primary-school-children/

  14. Oct 2016
  15. Jan 2016
    1. life actually is short

      if you have kids.

      Can you convince someone who does not have kids that life is short?

  16. Sep 2015
    1. younger people who are benefitting from several generations now of queer social activism by people in their 40s and 50s
    2. let’s acknowledge that being queer no longer automatically means being brutalized
    3. These younger folks, with their gay-straight alliances, their supportive parents and their new right to marry regularly issue calls for “safe space.”
    4. youth internalize narratives of damage that they themselves may or may not have actually experienced
    5. and some students, accustomed to trotting out stories of painful events in their childhoods (dead pets/parrots, a bad injury in sports) in college applications and other such venues
    6. newer generations of queers seem only to have heard part of this story
    7. the triggered generation
  17. May 2015
    1. checked across observers for inter - rater reliability. Then classification algorithms such as J48 decision trees are used to infer what actions the student was engaging in during the period of time labeled as gaming the system. Features such as repeated fast errors on poorly known skills were found to be indicative of gaming

      Should be good for kids