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  • THIS APP MAKES COLORING BOOKS COME TO LIFE
  • 11 WAYS YOUR KIDS LEARN USING TECHNOLOGY
  • New Shrek, Toy Story and Elmo apps want kids to...
  • Three growing expectations for the future of tech...
  • December 9, 2013
    The coloring book has just gone high-tech. Mobile app colAR takes traditional 2D coloring pages and then turns them into 3D models that literally jump off the page. Unlike any coloring experience you’ve had before, the app makes the things you color come to life with animation that seems to bring the otherwise generic drawings to life. 
     
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    Breakthrough
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  • December 9, 2013
    Two-year-olds using iPads, elementary schoolers hooked up to video games, the challenge of prying your middle-schooler away from the computer long enough to eat a decent meal... Technology is everywhere and its draw on kids is obvious, but can kids learn using technology? 
     
    Technology, says Larry Berger, executive director of Wireless Generation, is...
    Think
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  • December 9, 2013
    The debate over whether apps stimulate or stymie children’s creativity rumbles on, with strong opinions on both sides. 
     
    What’s clear is that some of the biggest children’s entertainment providers are keen for their apps to become more than just passive experiences: they want children to be creating stories, not just reading or...
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  • December 9, 2013

    Smories is a video site featuring kids reading kids’ stories. The stories are written by various authors who contribute to the site. The videos feature kids reading those stories contributed to the site and some classic stories and poems. Many of the videos include captions. The directions for submitting videos are a little unclear, but it seems that anyone can submit a video and...

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  • December 9, 2013
    Whether or not your child grows up to be the next Zuckerberg, programming is a highly useful skill for him or her to learn. It teaches vital problem-solving, creativity, and communication skills. Plus, it can be downright fun for you both. Here are some of the best tried-and-true apps for teaching kids of all ages how to code. 
     
    There’s no time...
    think
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