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Learning with Technology

6 Ways to Download Kids' Apps Smarter (and Cheaper)
Maybe you're about to wait in a soul-crushing line at the DMV with your 4-year-old. Maybe your kid is begging to use the iPad as if life depended on it. Or maybe there are particular skills and... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Virtual Reality Gear Kids Will Be Begging for This Holiday
Thinking about treating your family to a little virtual reality this holiday? Have no idea where to start? Don't worry. From Google's inexpensive Cardboard VR viewer to Sony's new PlayStation VR,... read more
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Amanda Nojadera
Editorial Associate | Aunt of two
Top Common Core Games and Apps
Having trouble finding Common Core-aligned technology to boost your kids' learning? Though the new curriculum's rollout has prompted lots of questions and concerns, many quality apps and games... read more
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Christine Elgersma
Senior Editor, Apps| Mom of one
10 Websites Every School Computer Lab Should Bookmark
When kids visit the computer lab after school, they're usually there to finish homework and pass the time productively, so you want them to access the best tools possible. These math, reading, news,... read more
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Christine Elgersma
Senior Editor, Apps| Mom of one
6 Research-Backed Sites and Apps That Can Boost Your Kid's Report Card
For many parents and kids grading season isn't the slam-dunk, high-five, fist-bumping celebration you were hoping for. But you don't need to hire an expensive tutor or run off to the after-school... read more
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Christine Elgersma
Senior Editor, Apps| Mom of one
10 Websites All Kids Should Bookmark
Websites come and go -- but the ones that are truly useful stick around for the long term. For students, having a few go-tos in your back pocket whenever you need to exercise some math muscles, build... read more
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Amanda Nojadera
Editorial Associate | Aunt of two
Awesome STEAM Stuff
STEM -- science, technology, engineering, and math -- is just about the hottest trend around ... unless you count STEAM, which adds art to the mix. With its emphasis on problem-solving, curiosity,... read more
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Christine Elgersma
Senior Editor, Apps| Mom of one
School-Readiness Boosters for Kids with Learning and Attention Issues
For kids with special needs, the idea of heading back to school is both fun and fraught. Keeping up with academics, staying on top of tasks, and managing relationships each offer challenges and... read more
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