Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

Learning with Technology

Ingrid Simone
Senior Editor, Apps | Mom of two
Is your kid addicted to endless runners? Can't stop flinging birds across the screen? Slicing and dicing is a way of life? These top app genres and themes are popular for a reason: The games are... read more
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Jeff Haynes
Senior Editor, Video Games & Websites | Dad of one
Summer's over, and school's back in session. Time to pull the plug on your kids' video games, right? Not so fast, Mom and Dad. To the great relief of kids everywhere, it turns out video games and... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Students heading to school this year may be the most technically savvy, media-aware bunch ever. YouTube, Minecraft, and even MythBusters are being used to engage kids in class, while Instagram,... read more
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If you're spending the waning days of summer prepping your kindergarten-bound kid for the first days of school, you're not alone. Kindergarten is a formative year for families, as kids acquire the... read more
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August Deshais
Education Blogger | Dad of three
As a kindergarten teacher, I know how daunting the first year of school can be. A few things I always tell parents to work on with early kindergartners: Help your kid practice writing her name, visit... read more
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As a founding partner of Social Foundations in Los Angeles, I work with teachers and parents who worry that constant access and exposure to digital media will hinder kids' social-skills development.... read more
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Ingrid Simone
Senior Editor, Apps | Mom of two
Want to keep your kids' math skills sharp over the summer -- but don't want to be a party pooper? Daily math practice doesn't have to be drill-and-kill. We found five highly engaging math apps that... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
You’ve probably noticed something new about those summer camp brochures that arrive by the dozens this time of year. Instead of rolling rivers, cabins, and canoes, it’s all about computer screens,... read more
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