Rockville Centre resident Katie Duffy Schumacher will launch her self-published book “Don’t Press Send: A Mindful Approach to Social Media, An Education in Cyber Civics” ($14.95) at 8 p.m. Sept. 29 at 65 Pine St., Rockville Centre. The book offers parents guidelines and strategies as they steer their children to use technology with good
By Katie Schumacher – Online Behavior Expert, Author, and Founder of Don’t Press Send One of the most common traits of social media is the allure of the “like” button. I compare it to validation based on the concept of the hamster wheel. Children and adults post a picture or a comment seeking a response from
In late July 2016, Katie Schumacher released her book, and an important milestone was reached for the internationally recognized Don’t Press Send Campaign. It will be launched this month as a back to school resource for parents and educators to better guide students of all ages as they prepare to meet the challenges of technology
Don’t Press Send: A Mindful Approach to Social Media, An Education in Cyber Civics is a clear and kind approach to aid in preventing the misuse of social media. From the onset, children today grew and evolved with increasingly sophisticated smartphone technology and social media. Author Katie Duffy Schumacher advocates that although adults may feel
By Lauren Strait Yes, it’s true, there is no real handbook for parenting. On top of that, the world is a completely different place from when we were kids. With the introduction of the internet and the easy accessibility of technology, the world offers so many advanced opportunities (and dangers) to our next generation.