Strange Days Indeed

01Apr
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Should kids be learning on screens?

27Aug
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Why are video games addictive?

29Oct
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We need to Disconnect to really Connect

25Sep
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Can you go back to a dumbphone?

09Sep
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Why teaching kids coding is a waste of time and money

02Sep
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Smartphones at school

09Dec
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An alternative to screens in the car that we can all enjoy

08Aug
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Smart Phones are making us dumb!

05Aug
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Teens are addicted to smart phones

05Aug
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May 14, 2020
Dr Mark Williams Neuroscience Professor Author Speaker Facilitator

The Education Revolution: I wish they would just stop already!

The education revolution is being widely talked about. We can’t go back to the old broken system now that we have gone online. Teachers need to […]
April 1, 2020
Dr Mark Williams Neuroscience Professor Author Speaker Facilitator

Strange Days Indeed

I don't know when this is going to end. I hope it's sooner than later, but I suspect it is probably later rather than sooner. We need to look after ourselves and our loved ones. We need to remember what's most important: and that is always connection to each other.
August 27, 2019
Dr Mark Williams Neuroscience Professor Author Speaker Facilitator

Should kids be learning on screens?

There has been a big push in recent years to increase the availability of computers and tablets in schools. Now many primary schools in Australia are introducing ‘bring your own device’ policies for younger and younger kids.
September 2, 2019
Dr Mark Williams Neuroscience Professor Author Speaker Facilitator

Why teaching kids coding is a waste of time and money

There has been a big push in recent years to increase the availability of computers and tablets in schools. Now many primary schools in Australia are introducing ‘bring your own device’ policies for younger and younger kids.
December 9, 2019
Dr Mark Williams Neuroscience Professor Author Speaker Facilitator

Smartphones at school

Many private schools in NSW are now banning smartphones during school hours and all the feedback I have heard is extremely positive. Schools should be about learning and anything that hinders learning should be restricted.
August 5, 2019
Dr Mark Williams Neuroscience Professor Author Speaker Facilitator

Smart Phones are making us dumb!

At the beach recently I noticed a group of teenagers all sitting together. Every one of them was hunched over a mobile phone. I found it sad that they were not actually enjoying a beautiful day at the beach or interacting with their friends. It made me wonder why they were even there? But then I looked around one of Sydney’s most beautiful beaches. Over half of the people I could see were looking at their phones!