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Big Kids

Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
10 Questions About EdTech to Ask Your Kid's Teacher
Is your school beefing up computer labs, getting wired, buying devices, and investing in teacher tech training? Are you hearing more about "blended learning," "flipped classrooms," and "adaptive... read more
Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
30 Cool Things Kids Can Learn Online (for Free!)
With summer in full swing, lots of kids (and parents) are going online for ideas to keep busy. At Common Sense, we're partial to activities that are a little, well, different. We've rounded up 30... read more
Betsy Bozdech
Executive Editor, Ratings & Reviews | Mom of two
5 Conversations to Have with Your Kids After The BFG
There are plenty of dark moments in director Steven Spielberg's adaptation of Roald Dahl's beloved fantasy book -- but lots of heart, too. Which means that this Common Sense Seal-honored story of the... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
What Kids Will Remember Forever from Watching the Olympics With You
The Olympic Games can be such an inspiring and exciting time to watch TV as a family. But beyond the fantastic feats, breathtaking speed, and colorful outfits, there are plenty of opportunities to... read more
Amanda Nojadera
Editorial Associate | Aunt of two
100+ Father's Day Ideas for 9 Kinds of Dads
If you're looking for inspiration for Father's Day activities, we've got you covered. Movies, books, games, and apps are the ideal no-effort activities to pass the time, bond with your kids, and... read more
Christine Elgersma
Senior Editor, Apps| Mom of one
5 Funny Apps Your Kid Will Love You for Downloading
Think kids are always ahead of the curve when it comes to tech? Not this time. You can impress your kids by sharing these hilarious apps with them and bonding over a belly laugh. Try swapping your... read more
Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
One Smartphone. Two Kids. Tons of Fun.
My son would glue his eyeballs to my iPhone if I let him. He wants every second he can squeeze out of that shiny device, and we're constantly wrestling with the when and how of device time. So when I... read more
Sandie Angulo Chen
Guest Blogger | Movie/DVD/Book Reviewer | Mom of three
Kids' Summer Movie Guide 2016
When the kids aren't bingeing on screen time, swimming, or (hopefully) playing outside this summer, chances are they'll be clamoring to see one of the season's big movies. But it can be hard to... read more


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