Dr. Jennifer W. Shewmaker

Parent, Teacher, Author

Wake Up: Don’t Sleep Through This!

One of the great liabilities of life is that all too many people find themselves living amid a great period of social change, and yet they fail to develop the … Continue reading

October 26, 2012 · 11 Comments

@Mattel makes room at the table: Meeting about Monster High

I was gratified to hear from my friend, Melissa Wardy, about her meeting with Mattel executives about the Monster High brand. I have long said that Monster High has the … Continue reading

October 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Responsible Behavior in the Digital Age: Tips for talking with kids about Amanda Todd

In her excellent book, Digital and Media Literacy, Renee Hobbs discusses the importance of learning to be responsible digital citizens. Hobbs encourages teachers to engage students in discussions of power … Continue reading

October 16, 2012 · 1 Comment
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