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New App Parenting Hero Provides Advice and Tips for Parents

Parenting Hero is a new mobile app launching today that aims to provide parenting advice in the form of role-playing hypothetical scenarios. It’s based on the best-selling book, How to...Read More

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Miitomo: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

When I try to sum up Miitomo, Nintendo’s first-ever mobile app, the best way I can think to do it is The Sims meets OkCupid (for kids). You’re picking cute...Read More

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Teaching Math With Hearthstone

When I was a kid in elementary school, I was already deep down the rabbit hole of video games, thanks to getting an Atari 2600 at 4 years old. I was...Read More

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Endless Learning: Virtual Reality in the Classroom

What if you could be part of the audience for Martin Luther King Jr.’s riveting “I Have a Dream” speech? What if you could stand in a chemistry lab and...Read More

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New Study Examines Language & Literacy Apps

The Joan Ganz Cooney Center and The New America Foundation have just released a new study called “Getting a Read on the App Stores: A Market Scan and Analysis of...Read More

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Skylanders, Disney, and LEGO: Pixelkin’s Holiday Toys-To-Life Guide

If you're looking to invest in a toys-to-life franchise, you need to decide between Skylanders, Disney Infinity & LEGO Dimensions. Here's what to consider.Read More

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A Psychologist Reacts to a Recent APA Report on Video Game Violence Studies

Last month the American Psychological Association released a report titled “American Psychological Association Task Force on Violent Media Technical Report on the Review of the Violent Video Game Literature.” It “confirmed”...Read More

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