Monday, December 11, 2017

KidTech

KidTech

How does the presence of mobile phones in schools impact student achievement? Richard Murphy, University of Texas at Austin and Louis-Philippe Beland, Louisiana State University This is an ongoing debate in many countries today. Some advocate...

Research at the 169th ASA meeting in Pittsburgh suggests that by tending to avoid baby talk, men may provide a bridge for language acquisition for their children WASHINGTON, D.C., May 19, 2015 -- Even to...

Homeroom. Spring Break. Autonomous robots. They’re all top of mind for the kid roboticists who streamed into the FIRST Robotics Competition in St. Louis, Mo. By Will Park Earlier this week, teams of high school students...

Kids' cartoon characters twice as likely to die as counterparts in films for adults:

Courtesy Science Daily.  A social computer game designed by researchers in computer science and educational psychology at the University of Illinois can identify bullies in elementary school classrooms and help scholars better understand peer...

By Jinny Gudmundsen, Special for USA TODAY. (Photo: Nosy Crow) From banging bashers in a Rube Goldberg-like machine to painting a nature scene with your finger, the apps released in 2014 continue to engage kids in...

New York schoolboy who made $72MILLION trading stocks on his lunch breaks - and now takes his friends out to dine on $400 caviar, drives a BMW and has definitely made his immigrant parents...

THE ATLANTIC. Even though they admit their devices distract them from class. Now, some educators are incorporating the digital tools into their teaching. image Dierk Schaefer/Flickr Smartphones, iPads, TVs, computers, videogames. Technology is omnipresent, especially for...

The singer and campaigner called for a change in education to build the workers of the future       Bob Geldof has emphasised...

US startup Mission Street Manufacturing seeks $50k of Kickstarter crowdfunding for child-focused device 3D printers certainly aren't toys, but one US company is preparing to launch a 3D printer for children called Printeer. Mission Street Manufacturing is...

My heart sinks when I see uncritical thinking in commentaries from Internet safety advocates about the media young people love – thinking that defaults (and contributes to a society-level default) to fear that new...

According to the second annual Halifax Insurance Digital Home Index, a study offered by banking chain Halifax, one-third of 7 to 8-year-olds, two-thirds of 9 to 11-year-olds, and nearly nine in ten of 12...