Managing Your Children’s Use Of Technology And Media

Technology is everywhere, from communication services such as VoIP and SIP trunking, transportation to other kinds of technologies that somehow make life and work more convenient, comfortable and easier. Still, even though the pros of technology are plenteous, there are people who make ill use of it to cause fraud and harm towards others. This is one reason why parents have a crucial responsibility of instilling in children the wise and safe use of technology since it is quite obvious that children today are living and growing in a highly technological environment. In a national survey conducted in 2015 by Common Sense Media, 24% of children ranging from the ages of 8 to 12 have their own smartphone and 53% of them have their own tablet, whereas 67% of teenagers have their own smartphone. Parents know and believe they have a crucial role in teaching and implanting in their children the healthy and safe usage of technology. In the yearly Stress in America™...
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Riddles: An Excellent Tool For Discerning Language Ambiguity

Riddles are word puzzles that can easily be solved by those who have developed a fair, to exceptional level of comprehending the language used. Most often, an exceptional understanding means having knowledge of word meanings including any form of ambiguity that a word possesses. Ambiguity after all, is that condition when a word or phrase is puzzling because of uncertain or multiple meanings. Ability to discern certain ambiguous forms of the English language is often the key to solving riddles hard or, easy they maybe. It is a matter of acquiring fair knowledge about homonyms, usually in the form of homophones or homographs. In some cases, riddles make use of metaphors, allegories, or idiomatic expressions. That being the case, riddles are excellent tools for honing a learner's language comprehension and composition skills. Ambiguity Defined and Explained A word or phrase is ambiguous if the meaning of the word in use is not completely definite. Sometimes more than one meaning is reflected by a...
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