My mother used to tell a story to me and my sister before bedtime every night. Because my mom was often busy during daytime, that storytelling time became one of my favorite times of the day to interact with my mom. I could giggle, get shocked and ask questions to…


Pages from <Odinga from Rainbow Star> storybook for Unplugged Coding Workbook

Computer science, computational thinking, coding… these terms pop up in the education sector more than ever. …


Have you ever heard of a virtual babysitter? It is a newly rising vocabulary among parents in this tech-savvy generation. On Urban Dictionary, it is defined as “supervising a child via FaceTime”.

It originated from incidents such as these: while mom has to do some work, she video-calls her sister…


1. Telling fake news from real ones

2. Teaching child about online safety

3. Searching information in a smart way

I remember back at the school I used to teach at, a little primary school girl would come early to school to look through (sometimes very lewd) images on Google…


In the recently released Disney film Wreck-it-Ralph 2, over 90% of the story takes place in the digital world. There, Ralph meets so many individuals. Yet all are online acquaintances. This could be our children’s future. They might learn, play, and form important friendships online as much as offline. …


(1) What is the 4th industrial revolution in short?

(2) What does that mean for my child?

(3) What does Odinga do for preparing my child?

If you have been wondering about the 4th industrial revolution, you are not alone. In this article, I briefly mention what particular characteristics the…


Parents often underestimate what children can do online.

Parents do not realize that their toddler can buy some products online with just a few innocent clicks. There was news on a 14-month-old baby bidding and buying a car on her dad’s phone on eBay. Her father only discovered the purchase, when he received a bill of over $2,000.


Steve Jobs once said that he does not allow the iPad for his children at home because it is “too dangerous” for them; it is too addictive. Yet to get to the point, is completely banning the use really the best solution?

There are research findings that point to positive…


Many parents, like myself, have studied in the traditional pencil-and-paper mode at school with didactic teaching. Now, the school is changing. It is becoming not only more child-centered and interactive, but also tech-savvy.

With smartboards, a child can learn about a frog’s life cycle by watching a lively video a…


Give? Or not to give? That is the question of modern parents

Parents in this newly emerging digital era have more to think about than before: smartphones, tablets, and PC’s, with many educational and fun contents. Usually, these gadgets come in handy in keeping our energetic children engaged and calming them down. …

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