Please check out the Theconversation.com article on on Virtual Distance and Kids.
This topic has been growing in urgency and importance. Along with helping the business world deal with virtual workforce issues, Virtual Distance has also been used as a powerful tool and sense-making framework, to begin helping our young ones stay away from the downside effects of social media and other screen-based ills.
For example, the latest article I participated in deals with the growing "selfie culture" and kids - and what that might be doing to their ability to handle life with ease and strength as they get older.
Check out the latest article just posted late last week.