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Does your kid love video games? Believe it or not, some can be educational. Learn how to find video games that are right for your child and even good for him.
Learn how time playing games on a computer screen is actually helping, not hurting, your child's education.
This app round-up features apps that teach life skills like empathy, understanding and responsiveness to others.
Here's how to help your child get the most learning benefit out of video gaming.
Finding it tough to raise a compassionate, nonviolent boy in a culture full of violence in the media? Follow this 10-step plan!
Today's tweens are more accustomed to the drone of electronics than to the buzz of the great outdoors. Here are some ideas to regulate their exposure.
Video games provide more than fun, according to the FAS. They “can teach higher-order thinking skills such as strategic thinking, interpretive analysis, problem solving, plan formulation ...'
Are you looking for a fun computer game with educational values?  Here are description of the best five typing games for kids.
Learn about common causes of (and interventions for) aggressive behavior, including developmental factors, media influences, and social skills deficits.
Children take the amount of violence in video games as representative of the amount of violence in the real world.  Violent video games also teach children
Explains video game ratings and summaries, which are new resources that tell parents exactly what they need to know about the video games their children want
Overviews both the possible benefits and associated risks of technology use.  Provides parental guidelines for software use, the internet, and video games.
Debunking some of the myths surrounding girls and video game playing.  Encourages parents to get their daughters involved in gaming, with just a few words of
This article explains the popularity and addictive properties of multi-player, online, role playing games like World of Warcraft.
This article explains the increased risk of exposure to inappropriate video games content as kids enter the pre-teen and teen years. Tips on how to protect
There is a growing body of research demonstrating that violent video games increase children's aggressive behaviors.  Although there is far less research on
Most violent video games are based on a script that says that violence is justified, fun, and has no negative consequences.  If a child plays a violent video
This article provides a general guide to what kinds of video games really help improve your child's academic skills at various developmental stages versus
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