Dr Joanne Orlando Helping parents navigate the digital age

Why do 5-year-olds want to be beauty Vloggers?

Our children spend more time with media than with their own parents. It’s little wonder then that our girls want…

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June 22, 2016

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Why do 5-year-olds want to be beauty Vloggers?

Our children spend more time with media than with their own parents. It’s little wonder then that our girls want…

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May 31, 2016

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Why kids are addicted to watching ‘unboxing’ videos online

The act of unboxing has become so big that the word recently received a place in the Oxford Dictionary who…

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May 9, 2016

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Why I’ve given 20 media interviews on kid’s screentime in the last week!

In the last week I have given over 20 media interviews on children’s screentime. The interest in this topic is…

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May 4, 2016

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Is two hours of screen time really too much for kids?

One of the most frustrating issues modern parents face is how to manage children’s screen time. Official guidelines say kids…

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April 21, 2016

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How to stop arguments with your kids about their technology use

The ways we think about the role in kid’s lives has a lot to do with how much we argue…

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April 12, 2016

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The one big problem with using technology in schools

It seems that the world over, teachers are being blamed for the struggles schools are facing in their use technology…

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March 30, 2016

How to choose the best educational TV shows for your kids

  Children have more to watch on TV than ever! Many of the new online TV subscription services such as…

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March 29, 2016

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Those tablets at the table can influence a child’s development, not always in a good way.

I couldn’t help but notice the one year old at the restaurant table next to me who had been iPad-ed….

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January 5, 2016

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Trailer for my new video

I’ve recently been working with Early Childhood Australia to produce a video on how to use technology to support the…

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December 22, 2015

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Tablets become top gift for one year olds

My new research shows this technology can be used for effective development  Approximately 80 per cent of one year olds…

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