Transmedia 4 Kids: Creating Content For Children
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Exploring the intersection of Children's Publishing (books, toys, apps, games), Maker Education (#steam) & Transmedia Storytelling
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New SUPER WHY Alpha Boost! App Pumps up Literacy Learning on iPhone and iPod touch

New SUPER WHY Alpha Boost! App Pumps up Literacy Learning on iPhone and iPod touch | Transmedia 4 Kids: Creating Content For Children | Scoop.it
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streamago.tv | general | EraTransmidia | mobile 2011-11-02 21:19:13

streamago.tv | general | EraTransmidia | mobile 2011-11-02 21:19:13 | Transmedia 4 Kids: Creating Content For Children | Scoop.it

Free live broadcasting: join the community of live video makers, create your TV and get your audience. (#swc11, Storyworld panel Unconference November 2, 2011)

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The Global Education Collaborative - The Official Social Network of the Global Education Conference

The Global Education Collaborative - The Official Social Network of the Global Education Conference | Transmedia 4 Kids: Creating Content For Children | Scoop.it
Join our online community for those interested in global education. Contribute by adding media, conversation, and collaborative projects.
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UK firm Mindshapes raises £3.1m to make its play in the kid-apps market

UK firm Mindshapes raises £3.1m to make its play in the kid-apps market | Transmedia 4 Kids: Creating Content For Children | Scoop.it
Stuart Dredge: Prepares for the launch of two new educational virtual worlds: Magic Town and Language City...
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APPitic - 1,300+ EDUapps

APPitic - 1,300+ EDUapps | Transmedia 4 Kids: Creating Content For Children | Scoop.it
an directory of apps by education by Apple Distinguished Educators (ADEs) to help you transform teaching and learning. (apps, education, educacion, primaria, preescolar, educativos.
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Rhizomatic Education : Community as Curriculum » Dave's Educational Blog

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Disney launches craft-based kids’ magazine

Disney launches craft-based kids’ magazine | Transmedia 4 Kids: Creating Content For Children | Scoop.it
Disney's FamilyFun magazine brand is extending to a new demo through a new bi-monthly publication that encourages kids to get hands deep in arts and crafts, imaginative games, brain teasers and puzzles.
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Children’s book publisher heads into virtual world

Children’s book publisher heads into virtual world | Transmedia 4 Kids: Creating Content For Children | Scoop.it
Given that virtual worlds are driven by strong narratives, it comes as little surprise that more book publishers are eyeing opportunities in the space.
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Read Beyond the Lines: Transmedia has changed the very notion of books and reading — The Digital Shift

Read Beyond the Lines: Transmedia has changed the very notion of books and reading — The Digital Shift | Transmedia 4 Kids: Creating Content For Children | Scoop.it
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DESIGN SQUAD NATION . Home | PBS KIDS GO!

Be creative, help people and make dreams come true with engineering. Play games, watch full episodes and video clips, design new inventions and share them in this social community.
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Crowdfunding to Retain Rights in Development

It's fair to say that creators, artists and producers of all kinds are becoming increasingly fascinated by the opportunities provided by crowdfunding tools such as Kickstarter and Indie-go-go. They...
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Nosy Crow talks fairy tales, book-apps and making your own machine

Nosy Crow talks fairy tales, book-apps and making your own machine | Transmedia 4 Kids: Creating Content For Children | Scoop.it
Stuart Dredge: As its second app Cinderella is released, UK publisher explains how it's straddling the book and app worlds...
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Design With, Instead of for, the Other 90% - Design - The Atlantic Cities

Design With, Instead of for, the Other 90% - Design - The Atlantic Cities | Transmedia 4 Kids: Creating Content For Children | Scoop.it

A new exhibit reveals how architects and designers are embracing community participation in developing world projects... via @ianchia

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Making Game Based Learning #gbl – research & principles – Learning to nurture ideas

Making Game Based Learning #gbl – research & principles – Learning to nurture ideas | Transmedia 4 Kids: Creating Content For Children | Scoop.it

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Crayola releases coloring app, stylus for the iPad | Macworld

Crayola releases coloring app, stylus for the iPad | Macworld | Transmedia 4 Kids: Creating Content For Children | Scoop.it
Crayola's new coloring app appeals to the mini-Picasso in your house.
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Create | Add popular Characters to online drawings | Disney

Create, Save, Share! Add popular Disney Characters to your own comics, online drawings, animods, mashups and more. ( #dustormagic )

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Fewer Episodes, Please

Fewer Episodes, Please | Transmedia 4 Kids: Creating Content For Children | Scoop.it
Since I don't foresee a lot of new money flowing into the kids' TV business, the real question, in my view, is how to drastically reduce the cost of making a show.
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Nintendo launches toy-integrated game

Nintendo launches toy-integrated game | Transmedia 4 Kids: Creating Content For Children | Scoop.it
On the heels of Disney launching its line of iPad-compatible toys, gaming giant Nintendo is trying its hand at virtual-toy integration as the company looks to combat falling hardware sales.
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Toys as a Driving Platform

I've said previously on this blog that one of the keys to Transmedia penetrating mass culture is to familiarize kids with interacting with cross-platform stories at an early age.  They are the fut...
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Publishers: Control IP, Develop Transmedia Brands | Digital Book World

Publishers: Control IP, Develop Transmedia Brands | Digital Book World | Transmedia 4 Kids: Creating Content For Children | Scoop.it
By Simon Pulman | Publishers must cease thinking of themselves as merely book - or even eBook - publishers.
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