Tuesday, January 16, 2018

KidTech

KidTech

Engineering instruction should build on young students' natural problem-solving skills to prepare a future generation of critical thinkers. When Christine Cunningham, an education researcher and vice president at the Museum of Science in Boston, prompts...

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

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Courtesy of Hulu/The Jim Henson Company Hulu is quickly boosting it's programming line up to tap children's programming with the help of The Jen Henson Co.  “Our pod squad is right at home with Hulu...

by Joshua Melvin (courtesy mercurynews.com) SAN FRANCISCO --A Santa Clara car rental startup has provoked a legal dustup at San Francisco International Airport, making it the latest in a series of battles between rule testing...

The big kids have spoken. Or rather, Disney XD is speaking to them. From July 30 to August 1, the boy-skewing platform will host Disney Fandom, a special event that will air content from across...

By Francis Bea (courtesy techtrends) There’s a way around the six second limit in Vine that 16 year old Will Smidlein discovered. He published his discovery in style with one of the Internet’s favorite and...
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Any time a new technology is introduced, it disrupts values, routines, and behaviors. This goes back well before the printing press replaced oral histories or the telephone replaced face-to-face conversations but is evident today...

Helicopter Taxi If your children are into transportation and making things go,  Helicopter Taxi is a must-have app. Using augmented reality, this app  uses the device’s camera to create an effect of a helicopter flying ...

by John Constine, TechCrunch Children are our future, and VCs are giving them the cash to make it happen. Dylan Field, one of Peter Thiel’s 20-Under-20 fellows, just raised $3.8 million for his startup Figma...

From talking bears to smartwatches, the American International Toy Fair hosted countless tech toys. Here's a look at the top 10 kids' gadgets hitting stores later this year. The Kidizoom smartwatch helps kids tell time, and...

Gianna Chien is somewhat different from all the other researchers reporting on their work today to more than 8,000 doctors at the Heart Rhythm Society meeting. Chien's study found that Apple Inc.’s iPad2 can, in...