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Teens and Digital Devices: A Guide for Parents - YD1918
Digital devices play an important role in the daily lives of teens. While they do offer many benefits, they can also expose teens to cyberbullying and other harmful effects that can be detrimental to a teen's health and overall development. Parents should be actively involved in their teens' lives and educate themselves about digital devices and social media so they can provide adequate support.
Teens and Cellphones: A Guide for Teachers - YD1917
The widespread use of cell phones by teenagers raises the concern of the negative effects it could have on their performance in school. However, teachers can work with their students to incorporate effective cell phone use into the classroom. When used appropriately, cell phones can enhance class participation and allow students to access current information.
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File MP3 audio Working Differently in Extension 026 - Tony Cook, For Youth, For Life Learning Network
Dr. Tony Cook, Alabama Cooperative Extension 4-H science and technology specialist, talks about the For Youth, For Life Learning Network project. Dr. Cook leads this exciting project that leverages the power of online networks for youth learning. The project recently received won $150,000 in the Badges for Lifelong Learning Competition.
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File MP3 audio Working Differently in Extension 025 - Kevin Gamble, eXtension
Kevin Gamble, associate director for the National eXtension Initiative, joins us to talk about changes in eXtension's Learn system ( and upcoming changes to eXtension's Ask an Expert system that would make Ask an Expert questions and answers public.
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