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Monthly Archives: May 2022

  If you are a parent now, can you pause for a moment and think of your childhood? What is your fondest memory? If you were in the urban setting, maybe watching cartoons on Television? If you grew up in the countryside, probably you remember trying to finish house chores to get some time to do your homework, maybe using a paraffin lamp as electricity was a luxury beyond your imagination. Fast forward to today. You are a parent of a teenager. Your child belongs to Generation Z mostly referred to as ‘Gen Z’. This is the first social generation to have grown up with access to the internet and portable digital technology from a young age. These generation z children have been dubbed digital natives even though they are not necessarily digitally literate. Your child most probably spends most of his time on the online streets. If he or she is not playing some online games, he or she is watching some videos on YouTube, trying out some video recording for Tik Tok or posing for some photos for Instagram. A new trend is also catching up. Children are increasingly searching for assignment clues or answers online. The good and bad of digital technology It definitely is a good thing to be able to quickly access and learn new information online, get some entertainment while at it and in some cases, even earn some money for posting creative content. But as a parent, where do you draw the line to protect your innocent child from being exposed to cyberbullying, online addiction and sexual abuse that could result in emotional instability and social skills inadequacy? Unfortunately, many parents are not aware of the risk their children face while online. That’s where we step in as Eldohub. We ensure productively and value-adding use of the digital platforms for your child. We offer a variety of ways to enhance education, technology, and innovation in your child’s daily digital operations.  Our Kids/Teen Bootcamp program is not just about teaching kids to use the software available on the internet, but rather we teach them to be producers of this technology. In our training curriculum, we try as much as possible to instill creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurial skills. In as much as we want our children to be computer literate, learning to code does not just set someone for a career opportunity later but is the most straightforward way for children to boost their problem-solving skills.  As Barrack Obama, the former American President cautioned, there is a need for our children to learn 21st-century skills for a 21st-century world, and coding to teach them creativity and problem-solving skills. Our modules focus on prompting the participants to tell stories, animate characters, and develop unique programs, which empower them to combine their logical and systematic thinking with creative, artistic, and intuitive learning.  During the programming, kids are constantly natured to experiment on various tools that have been identified to be used purposely for the training. Once these…