iQ: smartparent episodes

iDad

This episode of iQ: smartparent celebrates fatherhood by featuring media-savvy Dads and their innovative projects for kids.
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Aiding Autism

How can digital devices and new technology be helpful to children with autism and other special needs? Join us as we discuss which apps, games, and other forms of media can be beneficial in the classroom and beyond.
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Apps, Gaps, and the Digital Divide

This episode of iQ: smartparent explores the accessibility of broadband and mobile technology to different socioeconomic groups, and whether the digital divide also impacts access to educational content for children in the U.S. and globally.
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Like, Follow, Share

Children and teens are using social media to define and share their personal narratives. When there is no “delete” button on Facebook or other social platforms, what story does your child’s online identity tell, now and into the future? What does it mean to be a good digital citizen? Join us for an eye-opening discussion on how parents and children can have safe and positive experiences online.
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Tots + Tech

What happens when kids under age 8 watch TV and are exposed to screens? We’ll discuss current research and practical considerations of exposing children to media during the early childhood years, explore the impact of educational screen time on kids of various backgrounds, and offer iQ: smartparents some tips for raising young children in our media-rich environment.
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Tune In, Tune Out

Do your children believe everything they see on TV? How does your child learn to separate fiction from reality? This episode of iQ: smartparent will empower families with skills and techniques for evaluating media images and ratings systems while identifying ways that media can have a positive impact on their lives.
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featured specials

  • Portraits for the Homefront: The Story of Elizabeth Black
    The poignant story unfolds as we explore Black’s lost art career, seek out elderly veterans who encountered Miss Black on the battlefield, and present to amazed and appreciative families portraits that never arrived.
  • Classical Crossroads
    Where classical music crosses paths with rock and roll, world music, folk music and jazz. Listen to interviews with people who make good music here.

featured specials

  • Portraits for the Homefront: The Story of Elizabeth Black
    The poignant story unfolds as we explore Black’s lost art career, seek out elderly veterans who encountered Miss Black on the battlefield, and present to amazed and appreciative families portraits that never arrived.
  • Classical Crossroads
    Where classical music crosses paths with rock and roll, world music, folk music and jazz. Listen to interviews with people who make good music here.

featured specials