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Episode Info: Episode 60: Teaching Kids Soft Skills for Digital Communication – interview with Lisa Nehring Lisa Nehring from True North Homeschool Academy and the Soft Skills 101 podcast is the guest on today’s show. She shares with us some of the soft skills for digital communication we need to teach our children. Learn more about the importance of soft skills in this article by Lisa Nehring. Some of the topics covered in this episode that you should be talking to your children about are: 1) checking and responding to emails/messages in a reasonable time frame 2) using good grammar in online communication 3) considering tone in emails, and knowing when to speak to a person rather than use digital communication 4) digital communication lasts forever 5) integrity in online communication Don’t assume your children understand these things. I encourage you to listen to the full episode to hear all the wisdom Lisa shares with us as we discuss this important topic. For more on this topic, read Lisa’s blog post on teaching effective online communication. In this episode we highlight show sponsor, FundaFunda Academy’s, Art of Argument online class for teens. In this class they will learn about logical fallacies and pratice writing argumentative essays. Subscribe to the podcast so you don’t miss future episodes. And be sure to join our Facebook group where we can talk about this together. If you enjoyed this episode, please subscribe to the show and give a rating and maybe even a review! Contact Meryl via email on or connect with her on Pinterest, Instagram, and Facebook Thank you to our Sponsor – A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood Movie! Tom Hanks portrays Mister Rogers in A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD, a timely story of kindness triumphing over cynicism, based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod. After a jaded magazine writer (Emmy winner Matthew Rhys) is assigned a profile of Fred Rogers, he overcomes his skepticism, learning about kindness, love and forgiveness from America’s most beloved neighbor. Click here to watch the trailer and find a theatre near you! The post Teaching kids soft skills for digital communication appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network. ...
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