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The iPad According to Twitter

With the recent release of the iPad 2, I was not at all surprised when Catherine suggested that I write this week’s blog about kids and the iPad. Considering the bulk of work we’ve been doing in the area of kids and apps, I thought this would be an easy topic. But when I actually […]

iVoted

The 2010 midterm victors may have technology to thank for sending them into the majority. The blogosphere is abuzz about how much of an impact social media and geo-location services will play in the outcome. Whichever way it goes, there is much to learn about the connection and/or distinction between real and online worlds. In […]

39 Clues Times 10 & an Interactive Author Q&A (Today)

39 Clues, Book 10 will be released on August 31, 2010, and kids can converge for a live Q&A with the series’ authors from all 10 books. This highly interactive series includes online and mobile games and is a good model for inspiring kids to enjoy reading.  Tune in today — August 31, 2010 at […]

90 of Tweens are Playing Online Games & Kids’ Mobile and Social Media Use is on the Rise

M2 Research and partner KidSay recently rleased the first in a semi-annually report series. Their first publication, Kids and Games: What Boys and Girls are Playing Today, shows a significant increase in kids’ online gaming and social media usage. 90 Percent of tweens are playing games online, with mobile and social media use on the […]

Public Media’s Impact on Young Readers

Public Media’s Impact on Young Readers Time for a Fresh Look Reprinted from EdWeek with permission from Susan B. Neuman For the average middle-class American, it might be hard to comprehend just how devastating the effects of poverty are on children’s early literacy development. But the social and educational deficits poor children must overcome to […]