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"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." - Nelson Mandela

Smart Phones Are Connected To Rising Teen Suicides

By Carole Hornsby Haynes, Ph.D.  July 21, 2018 

Between 2010 and 2015, teen suicide or attempted suicide rose more than 50 percent. The rise is connected to an increase in teen ownership of smart phones, passing 50 percent in 2012 and soaring to 73 percent in 2015.

Digital Learning Is A $60 Billion Scam

By Carole Hornsby Haynes, Ph.D. July 18, 2018

The new Gold Rush will rake in $60 billion this year. The ed-tech gold rush has attracted deep pockets like Rupert Murdoch who invested more than $1 billion into Amplify to develop educational video-games.

Why Is Digital Learning Good For Your Kids But Not For Those of Silicon Valley Execs?

By Carole Hornsby Haynes, Ph.D. July 16, 2018

Silicon Valley companies are pushing digital products into public schools as teacher replacements but executives of giants, such as Google, Apple, Yahoo, and Hewlett-Packard, reject the use of technology for their own children.

Addictive Video Games Pushed Into Classrooms By Silicon Valley

By Carole Hornsby Haynes, Ph.D.   June 8, 2018 

 Nearly all teen shooters over the past two decades have played many hours of recreational violent games that reward players for being proficient at killing.    Now tech companies are pushing addictive educational video games into American classrooms.

Feds/Big Tech Join To Push Addiction in Schools

By Carole Hornsby Haynes, Ph.D. March 25, 2018 World Net Daily

The federal government, bent on collecting massive amounts of personal information on its citizens – a flagrant violation of the Fourth Amendment – and the tech industry, under fire for its digital products designed to addict, have joined forces in American classrooms.

Through the unconstitutional Every Student Succeeds Act passed in 2015 under the Obama administration, digital devices with computer adaptive software for both lessons and testing are pushed into K-12 classrooms.

Electronic Screen Media Creating Mental Health Problems for Kids

By Carole Hornsby Haynes, Ph.D. June 17, 2018 

Research shows the use of electronic screen media is having biological and psychological health effects on children including reduced intelligence, increased ADHD, autism, anxiety, bipolar disorder, depression, and cancer. 

The American Academy of Pediatrics’ Committee on Communications and Media points out that children are experiencing unprecedented screen violence not just on television, but also on computers, video games and touch-screen devices. They note that such exposure has been clearly linked to aggressive behavior, aggressive thoughts, aggressive feelings and physiological arousal. 

Gates, Zuckerberg Team Up to Explore Kids' Brain Functions

By Carole Hornsby Haynes, Ph.D. May 15, 2018

Billionaire tech moguls Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg are teaming up to inflict more damage on the unsuspecting American public.

Truth About Tech: Addiction By Design

By Carole Hornsby Haynes, Ph.D. February 9, 2018 World Net Daily

What many parents have suspected is now being exposed by former Silicon Valley employees: that tech companies have designed their digital products to be addictive.

The Center for Humane Technology, which was recently founded by former Google and Facebook employees, has joined forces with media watchdog, Common Sense Media. In their first campaign – Truth About Tech – they will educate millions of consumers about the dangers of tech products and pressure tech companies to create less addictive and less intrusive products.

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