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How cursive writing affects brain development - by Matthew J. Geiger - Helium

How cursive writing affects brain development - by Matthew J. Geiger - Helium | Kids and Tech | Scoop.it
Outside of the United States, cursive writing is taught before children learn how to print.  Although many of us neglect our cursive writing ..., Matthew J.
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Dear Parents, Please Read This If Your Child Uses Social Media

Dear Parents, Please Read This If Your Child Uses Social Media | Kids and Tech | Scoop.it
As a parent and an educator, this topic is near and dear to my heart. Every week that passes, the social media landscape changes, and keeping up with it can be a nightmare. I ask that if you find value in this article please ...
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TV again tied to poor sleep among kids - Fox News

TV again tied to poor sleep among kids - Fox News | Kids and Tech | Scoop.it
TV again tied to poor sleep among kids Fox News "The content may be especially disruptive." She and her colleagues also found that sleeping with a TV in the bedroom was tied to 31 fewer minutes of sleep per day among racial and ethnic minority...
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Rizzoli Launches First Immersive Narrative Ebook Collection for Kids at ... - Digital Book World

Rizzoli Launches First Immersive Narrative Ebook Collection for Kids at ... - Digital Book World | Kids and Tech | Scoop.it
Rizzoli Launches First Immersive Narrative Ebook Collection for Kids at ...
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Once upon a time there were a lot of fairy tales all over the globe.
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How to protect your children from dangers of social media - WKYT

How to protect your children from dangers of social media - WKYT | Kids and Tech | Scoop.it
How to protect your children from dangers of social media WKYT “If you have a sexting situation then it becomes a situation where the community or school find out about it and then often that victim becomes bullied through the internet,” said...
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Google tasks Canadian kids with designing home page doodle, $10K for the ... - Vancouver Sun

Google tasks Canadian kids with designing home page doodle, $10K for the ... - Vancouver Sun | Kids and Tech | Scoop.it
Google tasks Canadian kids with designing home page doodle, $10K for the ...
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Google is challenging Canadian kids to come up with a doodle to adorn the search giant's home page.
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The #1 Recommended Astronomy For Kids Software

Get this Astronomy Software now 50% off at http://www.thedigitalwire.net/space-exploration-technologies.html Amazing addition to space exploration technologi...
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What should a school be? - Salon

What should a school be? - Salon | Kids and Tech | Scoop.it
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What should a school be? Salon Whether test scores do or don't measure learning; whether schools should be privatized; whether Wikipedia will replace the teacher; whether we will ever escape Algebra; whether we can measure the ways in which...
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Parents, Meet Your Kids' App Developer - Huffington Post

Parents, Meet Your Kids' App Developer - Huffington Post | Kids and Tech | Scoop.it
Parents, Meet Your Kids' App Developer
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In Apple's app store, there are no subcategories in "Books" and no "Kids" section for parents to discover apps.
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A developer talks about when he first started and what he thinks of the market now, insightful.

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Speech Therapy for iPad - 5 Inspirational Apps Give Disabled Kids a Voice | Xyo

Speech Therapy for iPad - 5 Inspirational Apps Give Disabled Kids a Voice | Xyo | Kids and Tech | Scoop.it
Speaking is not as easy as you think. Here we look at some of the iPad apps available for therapists and parents to help children with speech disorders.
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Hacking Real Things Becomes Child's Play At This Camp | KOSU ...

Hacking Real Things Becomes Child's Play At This Camp | KOSU ... | Kids and Tech | Scoop.it
The scene inside the camp a couple weeks ago was a bit of a madhouse — controlled chaos. Little kids everywhere. Brendan Herman was trying to program a machine to draw pictures on ping-pong balls, wearing a tinfoil hat.
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How LeapFrog's CEO Built the Educational Toy Company - Wall Street Journal- India

How LeapFrog's CEO Built the Educational Toy Company - Wall Street Journal- India | Kids and Tech | Scoop.it
How LeapFrog's CEO Built the Educational Toy Company
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Mr. Wood: The way the product worked was that kids pushed down on toy letters and the letters pushed down on mylar sheets.
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Apple updates App Review guidelines with new rules for kids apps

Apple updates App Review guidelines with new rules for kids apps | Kids and Tech | Scoop.it
Apple has updated its App Store Review Guidelines this week, introducing a number of new and revised rules for developers. Perhaps the most notable change.
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Melanie Hempe and the importance of understanding kids and technology.

Do you think Melanie Hempe is an over-controlling mom? Find out what you think! She shares on the dangers of not monitoring your kids gaming or mobile devices.
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Why the iPad has revolutionized bedtime reading for parents & kids … | The Digital Media Diet

Why the iPad has revolutionized bedtime reading for parents & kids … | The Digital Media Diet | Kids and Tech | Scoop.it
RT @iPad_storytime: Why the iPad has revolutionized bedtime reading for parents & kids … | The Digital Media Diet http://t.co/CZ5IIDynnY
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5 Good iPad Apps to Teach Kids Programming ~ Ed...

5 Good iPad Apps to Teach Kids Programming ~ Ed... | Kids and Tech | Scoop.it
" Below is a list featuring the 5 iPad apps that I believe are among the best in this field.
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10 Reasons Why I Will Continue to Give My Children Handheld Devices - Huffington Post

10 Reasons Why I Will Continue to Give My Children Handheld Devices - Huffington Post | Kids and Tech | Scoop.it
10 Reasons Why I Will Continue to Give My Children Handheld Devices
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I'm a librarian. I live and sleep literacy. I've watched children learn to read with books, with ebooks, with apps, with flash cards and with cereal boxes.
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Cupcake Digital Buys Zuuka Forming One Of Biggest Indie Kids' App ...

Cupcake Digital Buys Zuuka Forming One Of Biggest Indie Kids' App ... | Kids and Tech | Scoop.it
Cupcake Digital, the New York-based developer with a large portfolio of brand-name children's mobile applications, has acquired competitor zuuka, best known as the maker of the iStoryTime library app, which offers over 200 ...
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4 playful apps introduce kids to music - USA TODAY

4 playful apps introduce kids to music - USA TODAY | Kids and Tech | Scoop.it
4 playful apps introduce kids to music
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Touch an elephant's trunk to hear the plucking of a double bass. Draw a line with your finger to create a melody that a train will play. Tap on flying birds to tweet Twinkle Twinkle Little Star.
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Children with regular bedtimes less likely to misbehave, research shows - The Guardian

Children with regular bedtimes less likely to misbehave, research shows - The Guardian | Kids and Tech | Scoop.it
Children with regular bedtimes less likely to misbehave, research shows The Guardian But steady bedtimes can mean more than a few hours' peace and quiet for mums and dads according to new research, which shows that children who are put to bed at...
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WebHits: Kids on social media - Rappler

WebHits: Kids on social media - Rappler | Kids and Tech | Scoop.it
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WebHits: Kids on social media
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WebHits--Rappler's choice for video of the day. Send us your suggestions for our next WebHits on Twitter @rapplerdotcom, using the hashtag #webhits.
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When Is The Right Age to Introduce Your Kids To Mobile Technology? - Forbes

When Is The Right Age to Introduce Your Kids To Mobile Technology? - Forbes | Kids and Tech | Scoop.it
When Is The Right Age to Introduce Your Kids To Mobile Technology?
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As a technologist, I want to expose my kids to technology early.
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A Lego Set For Budding Architects, With No Instructions - Wired

A Lego Set For Budding Architects, With No Instructions - Wired | Kids and Tech | Scoop.it
A Lego Set For Budding Architects, With No Instructions
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That, admittedly, is a bit headier than snapping together a castle for a smiling minifig army. And the set does come with a recommendation of ages 16 and up.
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6 Good Kids-Safe Sites for Educational Games ~ Educational ...

6 Good Kids-Safe Sites for Educational Games ~ Educational ... | Kids and Tech | Scoop.it
Games are important if not essential elements in the learning of our kids. They provide a strong drive for learners to get engaged in what they are learning. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has compiled a wide resource section ...
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7 Things to Keep in Mind When Writing for Children | Writing and ...

7 Things to Keep in Mind When Writing for Children | Writing and ... | Kids and Tech | Scoop.it
There are many things to keep in mind when writing books or content for children. Age and skill level will play a very important role when devising your content. You want it to be comprehensible, but not overly loaded with ...
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Classroom Technology – Turning our Kids into nerds

Classroom Technology – Turning our Kids into nerds | Kids and Tech | Scoop.it
An infographic showing how parents and teachers feel about technology in the classroom.

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