Sunday, July 23, 2017

KidTech

KidTech

Ever wondered why boys and girls choose particular toys, particular colors and particular stories? Why is it that girls want to dress in pink and to be princesses, or boys want to be Darth...

(courtesy SiliconValley) Just days after the Los Gatos-based video-on-demand company let its streaming-video rights with Viacom expire, Amazon announced Tuesday a $200 million exclusive licensing deal for hundreds of popular Viacom childrens’ shows, including...

Children browsing the web on their own can quickly run into inappropriate content, but the best way to approach this remains a big debate. When they’re young, do you sit next to them as they...

By Julian Horsey, courtesy Geeky-Gadgets - A new camera kit has been created called the Bigshot that provides everything you need to build your very own camera. The idea behind the Bigshot camera is to help children...

courtesy Cincinatti.com STEM education in the Milford Exempted Village School District is reaching new heights through a program being launched this fall. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Superintendent Dr. Robert Farrell, Milford School...

Ten Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College students won 16 national awards this summer at competitions in which both community college and university-level career and technical students competed. Five of the wins came from the SkillsUSA...

Tom Hoggins speaks to Disney Interactive's executive producer about the challenge, risk and reward of Disney's ambitious new video game and toy line. The Lone Ranger, played by Armie Hammer in the Disney film Photo: DISNEY <!--...

By Hiten Samtani, courtesy School Library Journal/TheDigitalShift A young patron sits down to a recording session at the “creation station” of the Darien (CT) Library. Photograph by Dru Nadler. Andrew Carle, a technology educator at Flint High School...

Crystle Martin, University of California, Irvine and Mimi Ito, University of California, Irvine | In this digital age, we have assumed that smartphones and apps are the new normal for youth. A recently released Pew Research Center...

UI researchers hope their study will influence interactive education apps - UNIVERSITY OF IOWA Can babies use iPads? If you've ever viewed YouTube videos of infants and toddlers using iPads, then you know the answer is a...

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...

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