The Importance of Child’s Play

This is a sponsored post and yet all opinions remain steadfastly my own. As always.

Long ago when all children were free range children, only we were just called children, unstructured play ruled the land. Granted, you could say it was an easier time, a gentler time, but was it, really? When I was young, we had to be in when the street lights . . . → Read More: The Importance of Child’s Play

Another Great Event in April in Newton – NewTV’s Open House on April 8th

NewTV’s Open House 

Tuesday, April 8, 6-8pm

Wow, there is so much going on in April! Newton Open Studios, The Newton Kitchen Tour and NewTV’s Open House! What fun! Have you seen the renovated digs at NewTV? It’s gorgeous with state-of-the art equipment, a new theater and classroom facility. And they are hosting a community wide open house and there will be prizes. Yes, . . . → Read More: Another Great Event in April in Newton – NewTV’s Open House on April 8th

Social Media & You taught by Melanie Graham at NewTV

If you are a fan of Melanie Graham, the first and wonderful Newton Patch editor, (her Five Things You Need to Know posts were the best and she is super nice IRL*), and you want to know how to use Social Media for good (not evil), you’ll sign up for her class at NewTV.  Melanie is currently the Digital Content and Social Media Producer . . . → Read More: Social Media & You taught by Melanie Graham at NewTV

Children, Teens, and Technology

Children, Teens, and Technology Rules of engagement: Are there any? 

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

7:00 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.

 Newton North Auditorium

Light refreshments

Dr. Rich is a pediatrician and Director of the Center on Media and Child Health at Children’s Hospital, Boston. His research explores the positive and negative effects of technology (computer, television, cellphones, etc.) on children . . . → Read More: Children, Teens, and Technology