Saturday, November 18, 2017

KidTech

KidTech

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...

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...

Project Scientist: Inspiring the Next Generation of Females How can we encourage more girls and women to pursue STEM fields? Published on June 24, 2013 by Jonathan Wai, Ph.D. in Finding the Next Einstein Guest post written...

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...

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 <!--...

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...

The maker movement is coming to Washington. Inspired by a kid and a marshmallow cannon, the White House is fully embracing DIY with the inaugural Maker Faire later this year. The maker movement is officially...

By Arden Dier (courtesy Newser) Jennie Lamere was the only girl competing at a Boston hackathon last month, and the only of 80 coders who competed solo. So when the 17-year-old New Hampshire native took...

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)

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...

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...

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...