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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.
How much is too much enrichment for a preschooler? Tips to keep activities fun and developmentally appropriate for your preschooler.
We interviewed several experts to create a list of up-and-coming careers for students who are interested in math and science.
Here are some suggestions for using your child's cell phone as a learning device.
Too early to be worrying about kids and social media? Think again! Almost 60 percent of Americans ages 6 through 9 go online every day, and 90 percent of kids have an online history before they're 2 years old! Times are clearly different. But just because kids are all over social media, particularly Facebook, that doesn't mean they're all safe. Be a responsible parent by setting a stable groundwork for your child's social media use. Learn how to get started on the right foot, and your child will be more likely to make smart decisions in the tech world for years to come.
The flipped classroom in an education model aimed at project-based learning and reliant on educational technology. Get the facts on the flipped classroom model.
iPads aren't only for adults; even the littlest kids love swiping, tapping and tilting their way through apps on this Apple tablet. It's not all fun though: the preschool apps for the iPad can be a great, interactive way to teach your preschooler everything from shapes to colors to numbers and counting! Check out our picks for the best iPad apps for preschoolers.
Here's our list of the most awesome science activities for summer.
For better or worse, the best way to raise financially savvy adults is to start young.  Parenting advice on teaching kids about money.
Looking for summer reading ideas? Here are our picks for a solid gold summer of reading with your preschooler.
Every parent knows that story time helps budding learners pick up basic literacy skills and develop of love of reading. Encourage a lifelong love of books in modern kids with these interactive, engaging storybook apps.
Popping up in approximately 2 million children, ADHD has the makings of a modern epidemic. Could the root of the problem be much time spent glued to the tube?
Here are 7 activities and crafts with a snowy theme to keep kids busy during winter weather, whether inside or out.
Online etiquette, or 'netiquette,' isn't just for human decency; it can keep your kid safe online and avoid lasting mistakes. Learn to teach online etiquette.
Learn the dangers of helicopter parenting and eight tasks you shouldn't be doing for your child.
Is it appropriate for your child to âfriendâ a teacher on a social network?
New research says that background television may be affecting your child's development.
Which computer applications are important to your teen's future, and which are distracting her from her homework? Here are the 10 tech skills your teen needs.
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