Tag: parenting

How to Be a ‘Gardener’ Parent

Gopnik, a psychology and philosophy professor at the University of California, Berkeley, is author of the book “The Gardener and the Carpenter: What the New Science of Child Development Tells Us About the Relationship Between Parents and Children,” in which she describes two distinct type of parents: gardeners and carpenters. The Gardener Parent vs. the…

What do parents think, and do, about their children’s online privacy?

What do parents think, and do, about their children’s online privacy? (Parenting for a Digital Future)

Today Parenting for a Digital Future releases the third in a series of reports from our nationally representative survey of UK parents of children aged 0-17. This report explores the issue of what …

Debates about personal data and online privacy, including how and by whom data is being collected about children, are scattered across the headlines. With the rise of the Internet of Things (IoT), including AI home assistants for kids, internet-enabled smart toys and ‘sharenting’, assumptions are often made about parents’ attitudes towards digital privacy, and the privacy-related digital skills they and…

An Expert’s View: Sir Ken Robinson

An Expert’s View: Sir Ken Robinson (nytimes.com)

Robinson, a best-selling author and longtime advocate of transforming education, discusses topics including testing, bureaucracy, and parents’ power and choices.

Robinson, a best-selling author and longtime advocate of transforming education, discusses topics including testing, bureaucracy, and parents’ power and choices. Parents have more power and more choices than they may realize in educating their children. Many parents are worried about how the world is changing and the uncertain futures their children face. Parents are especially…