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PERSPECTIVES: New Toys and Games Research — What Is It Telling Us?

PERSPECTIVES: New Toys and Games Research — What Is It Telling Us? | Laurinda's curated Kids Interactive Articles | Scoop.it
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YouTube, apps and Minecraft: digital kids and the future of children’s media

YouTube, apps and Minecraft: digital kids and the future of children’s media | Laurinda's curated Kids Interactive Articles | Scoop.it

SuperAwesome boss Dylan Collins challenges entertainment companies and investors to adapt to change. By Stuart Dredge

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Lego Fusion lets kids build a videogame world with real-life Lego bricks

Lego Fusion lets kids build a videogame world with real-life Lego bricks | Laurinda's curated Kids Interactive Articles | Scoop.it
Build a town, defend a tower, race a car, but above all, use your imagination.
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The Next Big Thing You Missed: A Social Network That Could Truly Reform Our Schools | Business | WIRED

The Next Big Thing You Missed: A Social Network That Could Truly Reform Our Schools | Business | WIRED | Laurinda's curated Kids Interactive Articles | Scoop.it
The federal government has spent the past 12 years trying to impose reform on primary and secondary schools from above, using things like financial incentives and standardized tests. But Edmodo is working from the other direction, hoping to improve our school systems from the bottom up.
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Study: Teens, young boys reading less

Study: Teens, young boys reading less | Laurinda's curated Kids Interactive Articles | Scoop.it
Tablets and eReading devices have ushered in significant changes in the world of traditional literacy, and now a new research brief from Common Sense Media paints an updated picture of just how much reading rates have dropped sharply among adolescents - and differ between girls and boys.
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PBS Gives Parents More Control Over Kids’ Screens With New App | Gadget Lab | WIRED

PBS Gives Parents More Control Over Kids’ Screens With New App | Gadget Lab | WIRED | Laurinda's curated Kids Interactive Articles | Scoop.it
A new app from PBS KIDS aims to give parents better tools for controlling what their kids are doing online--at least on the PBS KIDS' site.
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App quizzes kids before unlocking gadgets

App quizzes kids before unlocking gadgets | Laurinda's curated Kids Interactive Articles | Scoop.it
A new app aims to keep kids focused on education before texting or playing games on
their phones. A Chazy man created the app that is testing kids beyond the classroom.
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In an age of ubiquitous screens, some exhausted parents have stopped policing - The Boston Globe

In an age of ubiquitous screens, some exhausted parents have stopped policing - The Boston Globe | Laurinda's curated Kids Interactive Articles | Scoop.it
It wouldn’t be fair to say that Whitney Brown has completely given up on trying to pry her offspring from their respective devices.
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A Social Network for Kids

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Is there a place for a social network for children under 13?

 

Some argue children are too young for social networking, and others assert kids don't want an "age appropriate" network because there is "no fun in that." But Everloop Goobit, the first mobile social app for kids, is betting there is not only room, but demand, for a separate social networking site for kids.

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Digital Kids: how children are using devices, apps and media in 2013

Digital Kids: how children are using devices, apps and media in 2013 | Laurinda's curated Kids Interactive Articles | Scoop.it
A day-long liveblog covering the latest research, trends and views on children's changing media habits
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Lego creates bricks that can be imported into digital games - Telegraph

Lego creates bricks that can be imported into digital games - Telegraph | Laurinda's curated Kids Interactive Articles | Scoop.it
Lego has created a series of sets that can be photographed and imported into digital games, fusing virtual and physical worlds
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Transmedia and Education: How Transmedia Is Changing the Way We Learn - The Digital Shift

Transmedia and Education: How Transmedia Is Changing the Way We Learn - The Digital Shift | Laurinda's curated Kids Interactive Articles | Scoop.it
SLJ explores how transmedia storytelling, or telling a story across media platforms, has cracked open possibilities for educators to teach and assess, as well as opportunities for students to learn.
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Reinventing libraries for 'hanging out, messing around and geeking out'

Reinventing libraries for 'hanging out, messing around and geeking out' | Laurinda's curated Kids Interactive Articles | Scoop.it
New library learning labs envisioned as spaces where teens can create content instead of consume it.
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Reading, Writing, Arithmetic, and Lately, Coding

Reading, Writing, Arithmetic, and Lately, Coding | Laurinda's curated Kids Interactive Articles | Scoop.it
Schools are signing up to teach computer coding, which some view as a basic skill for today, and the tech industry-backed group Code.org is pushing basic coding even for the very young.
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EdTech Company Connected Sparks Launches Indiegogo Campaign To Fund Lyka’s Journey | TechCrunch

EdTech Company Connected Sparks Launches Indiegogo Campaign To Fund Lyka’s Journey | TechCrunch | Laurinda's curated Kids Interactive Articles | Scoop.it
An alien robot named Lyka has landed on Indiegogo with a campaign to educate the children of earth about technology, science, engineering, and the..
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Apple adds new rules on children's apps to iOS developer guidelines

Apple adds new rules on children's apps to iOS developer guidelines | Laurinda's curated Kids Interactive Articles | Scoop.it
Apps for under-13s must avoid behavioral advertising, include a privacy policy and get parental permission for in-app purchases and outbound links. By Stuart Dredge
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Life After ‘Barney’: How Kids’ TV Grew Up and Embraced Parental Co-Viewing

Life After ‘Barney’: How Kids’ TV Grew Up and Embraced Parental Co-Viewing | Laurinda's curated Kids Interactive Articles | Scoop.it

"Barbara Spindel explores the recent trend of co-viewing, as parents watch TV with their children and discover inventive and imaginative stories that engage both sets of viewers."

 


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