Author Archive | John Wilkerson

Nintendo Switch Initial Reaction and Other News – WHS 205

Nintendo Switch Initial Reaction and Other News


The Nintendo Switch console will be released in less than a month. While the system isn’t really something parents would consider educational, it’s possible some homeschoolers out there who like gaming will be getting the system.

Response has been mixed from the gaming community and I thought I’d share my thoughts as well as give an overview of the parental controls that will be available for the Nintendo Switch. Continue Reading →

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A Powerful Influence on Children and Young Adults: Museums Shape Futures [Guest Post]

A Powerful Influence on Children and Young Adults: Museums Shape FuturesIf you ask a child if they want to visit a museum, you might be met with an incredulous look. Without having experienced the wonder of a museum, kids may be inclined to think that it would be a boring experience. After a great trip to any museum, though, kids are often inspired, excited, and passionate about a subject that they never knew they were interested in. That’s the power that museums hold to transform perspectives and shape futures. Continue Reading →

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CES 2017 Wins and Fails with K. Michael Prince – WHS 204

CES 2017 Wins and Fails with K. Michael Prince – WHS 204

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This year at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) companies debuted a number of exciting new technology from smart trash cans to virtual reality suits. K. Michael Prince from BecauseFamily.org joins me to talk about some of the great tech we saw and some tech that most people can probably live without.

Please note: There is an anomaly in the recording that makes it sound like I’m in an echo chamber. I did my best to correct it but couldn’t fully solve the problem. Continue Reading →

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