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White House Conference Focuses on Breaking Down Gender Stereotypes in Children’s Media

by Sandhya Nankani
May 2, 2016

April was a busy month at the White House. In addition to the Early STEM Learning Symposium (which Elisabeth McLure reported on last week), the White House also played host to a day-long conference, “Helping Children Explore, Learn, and Dream Without Limits: Breaking Down Gender Stereotypes in Media and Toys.” … 

Enlivening Play with Augmented Reality: Some Core Questions

by Meredith A. Bak
September 16, 2013

In recent years, augmented reality (AR) toys have gained increasing prominence at the International Toy Fair held in New York. Many of the industry’s biggest players have launched AR lines: Mattel’s Apptivity products build upon the strength of existing brands such as Batman and Hot Wheels; Hasbro’s Lazer Tag works … 

EdTech Industry Summit

by Allison Mishkin
May 5, 2013

The 10th annual EdTech Industry Summit will focus on Navigating “Next.” Sessions will discuss what’s coming next in the teaching and learning process in a post-PC world, and will prepare attendees to build the infrastructure, products, and services to support the changes that schools want or need. The conference invites … 

Tech Toy Magic at Toy Fair

by Scott Traylor
February 21, 2013

This post was originally published on 360kid’s blog and appears here with permission. For more than a decade I’ve been going to the annual NY Toy Fair, and I go primarily for one reason. To check out the latest technology toys. I’ve seen some amazing toys over the years, as … 

Games for a Digital Age: K-12 Market Map and Investment Analysis

by John Richards, Leslie Stebbins and Kurt Moellering
January 28, 2013

Games for a Digital Age: K-12 Market Map and Investment Analysis includes a sector analysis and market map of game‐based learning initiatives with an analysis of relevant trends in education and digital technology that are likely to impact development of a robust game-based learning market segment. By formulating a new … 

Industry Brief: Pockets of Potential: Using Mobile Technologies to Promote Children’s Learning

by Carly Shuler, Ed.M.
January 25, 2009

Industry Fellow Carly Shuler draws on interviews with mobile learning experts as well as current research and industry trends to illustrate how mobile devices might be more broadly used for learning. Examining more than 25 handheld learning products and research projects in the U.S. and abroad, the report highlights early …