Posts by frisbeerob

Middle Schoolers Don’t Need Social Media

Tweens’ brains are simply too immature to use social media appropriately. Because the midbrain is reorganizing itself and risk-taking is high and impulse control is...

Compulsive Video Gaming Classified as Mental Disorder

There have been many articles coming out with the recent announcement by the World Health Organization naming “Compulsive Video Gaming”...

Persuasive Technology and Design

This is truly frustrating, frightening, and we need to do better. We need to pull our kids away from screens,...

The Potential Dangers of Apps like Music.ly

This powerful article by Anastasia Basil talks about the app Music.ly and the potential risks and dangers kids face. “Social...

First XDisc Flying Disc Giveaway Winner Announced!

Congratulations to Allen Gibson aka Flint Gold, the winner of the XDISC Ancient Alien Green Flying Disc giveaway! Allen is...

XDISC Flying Disc Giveaway Contest

We’re giving away 1 (one) XDISC in Ancient Alien Green colour. No purchase necessary. For your chance to win, enter...

France to Ban Cell Phones in Schools Starting Fall 2018

One of the projects I’m working on that I believe is important is to have schools start setting rules about...

Decrease Screen Time and Increase Empathy

Having empathy is what makes us human. The ability to listen, learn, teach, connect, share, love, cry. Without empathy, our...

Jenn Carson Named as Unplugg’d Ambassador

Jenn Carson, a physical literacy champion and the Director of the LP Fisher Public Library in Woodstock, NB, has been...

Relationship & Sex Education to Become Compulsory in the UK

Given all of the issues that arise from dating, texting, intimacy and consent when in adults and more recently in...

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