We Can Teach Our Girls that Computer Science Doesn’t Have to be Nerdy

I was a little surprised by the statistics in this particular infographic, Heroes. Had you asked me, I would have guessed that female participation in computer sciences was non-existent in the early days, and then rose slowly to today’s levels. Not so! See the graphic below for details. Special note from Carolyn at WonderofTech: The […]

How to Find the Safest Technology for Your Kids

Keeping your kids safe with the newest technology isn’t always easy. For some reason they seem to learn about the details of the technology more quickly and thoroughly than adults do. They can figure out how to use the technology for mischief if you’re not careful about the technology you give to them. Television plans […]

I Get to Give Away a Toshiba Laptop!

Staples.com sent me a Toshiba C855-S5350 laptop computer recently so that I can give it away. I love giveaways! And. AND!!! You also win an official Staples Easy Button. You’re welcome. And please don’t call me when your children push it incessantly and get…annoying. You have been warned. Use the Rafflecopter widget below to enter. […]

How to Know When a Child Is Ready for a Personal Computer

Every generation of parents has challenges that come with raising a responsible child in a modern society. The Internet and mobile devices have raised new challenges for parents bringing up children in a wired world. On one hand, it’s understandable that parents want to safeguard their children’s Internet activity. On the other hand, the Internet […]

Why You Should Monitor Your Child’s Computer

As your children get older, the question will arise about introducing them to using a computer. The opinion of what age you think is appropriate will of course vary from parent to parent and there’s never a right answer. There will also be the question of what to introduce your children to. Some will think […]