Don’t Become a Casualty of #GenerationLonely

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Anyone with a cellphone, tablet, or laptop is virtually able to connect with others around the globe. Once these devices are placed in the hands of our youngest citizens, we created a communication web that no longer relied on people having to "show up and participate." Online courses allow students (of all ages!) to hang out in their homes connecting in wire-free and carefree. Online social media networking and online gaming provide opportunities for connecting and interacting, but never having to learn how to engage face-to-face. These developments have resulted in a community that bears some resemblance to prior generations, but is just enough different that we need to re-think expectations and precautions for engagement with others. Click here to read more…