Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

Learning with Technology

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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Why Getting My 11-Year-Old a Phone Was One of the Best Parenting Decisions I've Ever Made
There was never any question in my mind that when our daughter started middle school, we would get her a smartphone. My husband and I work in technology-related fields and knew the benefits and... read more
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Why the Best Parental Control Is You
If your kid's online, there have probably been times when you've wanted to track everything they've texted, see their entire social media history, or just shut off the internet entirely. Those are... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
What Parents Need to Know About Virtual Reality
Everyone who's tried it agrees: Virtual reality is mind-blowing. Once you strap on that headset, you truly believe you're strolling on a Parisian street, careening on a roller coaster, or immersed in... read more
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How 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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Having a Google Home Was Fun, Until My 2-Year-Old Started Using It
My wife and I are avid users of technology. We shop online, we stream content to a myriad of devices in our home, and we have come to depend on apps like Google Maps for day-to-day life. So when we... read more
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