Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

Learning with Technology

Jeff Haynes
Senior Editor, Video Games & Websites | Dad of one
Video Games You Can Say Yes to After School
It's a modern-day dilemma: Do you ban gaming during the school week in hopes it will encourage more studying? Or do you use games as a reward for finishing homework but risk kids doing a rushed job?... read more
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6 Skills Every Kid Should Know Before Kindergarten
Stressed out about your kid's entry into kindergarten? Scouring the app store for resources to help your little one learn letters, numbers, shapes, and colors before school even starts? That's normal... read more
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Parents' Ultimate Guide to Roblox
Gamers are a loyal bunch. Some are devoted to Fortnite. Some love Minecraft. And around the world, some several million are majorly into Roblox. Offering both intense multiplayer gaming and a... read more
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Frannie Ucciferri
Associate Managing Editor | Kid at heart
Don't Miss These 7 Awesome Podcasts for Little Kids
Your kid's new favorite magazine might just be ... a podcast? That's right, Goofus and Gallant from Highlights magazine are going high-tech, and they're not alone. They're joining rebel girls,... read more
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Frannie Ucciferri
Associate Managing Editor | Kid at heart
10 Must-Listen Podcasts for Tweens and Teens
Move over, YouTube, there's a new game in town, and guess what? It's totally screen-free. That's right: Podcasts are growing in popularity with families -- and for good reason. They give you an... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
15 Online "Camps" Fill Kids' Summer with Learning Adventures
If managing your kids' summer schedules is running you ragged, you may want to consider the online option. Apps, websites, and even full-fledged virtual camps offer a wide range of summer learning... read more
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Christine Elgersma
Senior Editor, Apps| Mom of one
5 Apps to Boost Math Skills over the Summer
Daily math practice doesn't have to be -- and, in fact, shouldn't be -- drill-and-kill. Summer is a great opportunity to make learning more fun with apps that add a gaming element to key skills such... read more
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Viviana Reveron
Manager, Latino Content | Aunt of one
Cool Ideas for Enjoying the World Cup as a Family
Every American kid knows about the Super Bowl and the World Series. But the World Cup may be less familiar -- unless you play the so-called "beautiful game," or your family has roots in a soccer-... read more
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