Friday, September 22, 2017

KidTech

KidTech

STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — is at the center of the Mayor Bloomberg’s efforts to diversify the city’s economy following the financial crash of 2008. By  Ben  Chapman  (courtesy nydailynews)

by Vignesh Ramachandran, courtesy mashable Apple announced Wednesday that it has landed a major deal to sell iPad tablets to the second-largest public school district in the United States. The Los Angeles School Board of Education...

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...

by Katherine Rosman (courtesy wsj) For a Percentage, He Turns Internet Fame Into Cash; Grumpy Gets a Movie Deal Grumpy Cat Some celebrities simply cannot be pleased. Just ask Ben Lashes, a talent manager in Los Angeles....

Apps keep traveling kids engaged and their parents sane -- Jinny Gudmundsen, Special for USA TODAY (courtesy USA Today) -- If you are planning a trip with your children, here's a secret weapon for your...

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...

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

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...

Device makers seem to think that smartwatches are the next big thing —...

by Howard Whitman (courtesy techtell) To be honest, I was iffy about hitting Philadelphia’s 2013 Wizard World Comic Con on opening day. Why? Because it was opening day! These shows are usually weekend events. The good...

An absurd new app employs sounds and pictures to con babies into snapping their own headshots. Competitive parents: ready, set, selfie. Worried that there aren’t enough dribble shots of your friends’ newborns incessantly leaking out...

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...