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Learning with Technology

Making Art? Getting Healthy? There Are Kids' Apps for That -- and More
There's a seemingly endless supply of apps for practicing math, vocabulary, grammar, and other traditional school subjects. But you may be surprised to know what else kids can learn. Apps can teach a... read more
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Jinny Gudmundsen
Executive Editor, Video Games | Mom of two
Hot Trends in Tech Toys from Toy Fair 2014
Nothing's worse than spending big bucks on the latest tech toy, only to have your kids entertain themselves with a cardboard box. For kids, what makes playtime exciting is the ability to create,... read more
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Erin Wilkey Oh
Executive Editor, Education | Mom of one
DIY Learning: How Teens Are Teaching Themselves
No matter what they teach kids, the apps, games, and websites that we've reviewed can help young learners build a variety of skills. If you're interested in helping your tweens and teens follow their... read more
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Shira Lee Katz
Senior Director, Education Content | Tech and learning enthusiast
14 Music Apps, Games, and Websites to Help Kids Compose, Learn, and Discover
My friend Nina's teenage son, Carlo, is impressive. He's not a typical achiever in the As-and-honor-roll sort of way, but he's quietly determined and creative. The kind of kid who has a lot going on... read more
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Seeta Pai
Former Vice President, Research | Mom of two
6 Skills Every Kid Should Know Before Kindergarten
Stressed out about your kid's entry into kindergarten? Scouring the Web for resources to help your little one learn letters, numbers, shapes, and colors before school even starts? All parents want... read more
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Erin Wilkey Oh
Executive Editor, Education | Mom of one
90+ Back-to-School Apps, Games, and Websites
Can you believe summer is nearly over already? When I was a classroom teacher, this was always my favorite time of year. I loved getting ready for school to start: stocking up on supplies, organizing... read more
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Ingrid Simone
Senior Editor, Apps | Mom of two
100+ Ideas to Spur Creative Learning This Summer
With summer break just around the corner, it's a perfect opportunity to get hands-on and creative, and we've shared some of our favorite creativity tools in our Digital Fun for Creative Kids Guide.... read more
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21 Apps That Teach Kids Real-Life Skills
With the boom in educational apps for kids, you may have already found great apps for the subjects your kids are studying in school -- like math, writing, and science. But there's so much more that... read more
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