Archive for the ‘Children’s Health’ Category

Digital Day Care. Part 3

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

“This kind of communication shows that this isn’t just Big Brother,” says Schenenga. “It’s keeping parents in tune with their children’s needs, even in the most practical sense. That’s powerful stuff.” (more…)

Digital Day Care. Part 2

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

In some cases, day care teachers issue special codes to parents, enabling them to “follow” their children from room to room. Parental access does have limitations, however. For example, if a parent enrolls his 4-year-old child in day care, he won’t be allowed to view the infant nursery. He will only be able to see what’s happening in the child’s classroom. For privacy reasons, cameras are never placed in restrooms and changing stations. (more…)

Digital Day Care. Part 4

Sunday, October 21st, 2012

KidsRKids has used Internet video monitoring in its centers for more than six years. “We brought the Internet cameras in because we’ve got nothing to hide — and if a teacher does have something to hide, they shouldn’t be there in the first place,” says Vinson. (more…)

Digital Day Care. Part 1

Sunday, October 21st, 2012

If you’re a working parent, you may miss out on many of your children’s cherished “firsts” — like the first purposeful smile, the infectious first giggle, and the first wobbly, unsure step. In a perfect world, workforce moms and dads would be in two places at once — on the job earning money and close enough to keep an eye on their kids in day care. (more…)