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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
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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
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Social Media Apps Parents Should Know About
Remember when we worried that 140-character tweets would ruin kids' attention spans? Now that seems quaint next to some of the social media that's gobbling up our teens' time: messages that disappear... read more
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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
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Betsy Bozdech
Executive Editor, Ratings & Reviews | Mom of two
5 Conversations to Have with Your Kids After Finding Dory
Finding Dory -- Pixar's poignant, long-awaited (13 years!) sequel to Finding Nemo -- is emotionally satisfying, full of lovable old and new characters, and, just as Dory herself would want, utterly... read more
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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
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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
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