Note Takers Take Note of this New Product [ReadWriteWeb]
Evernote and Moleskine join forces to create a unique product that bridges the gap between paper and pixels.
White House Pursues Gaming Research
The White House is pursuing research into the potential civic benefits of video games. USAToday offers insight into this investigation.
EdTech Future Tense Event Recognizes Dr. Alice Wilder's Work
Pittsburgh's own Dr. Alice Wilder was mentioned in a recent article by Slate Magazine about educational technology.
Cool New Learning Tools – The Reading Rainbow App
The world of digital learning tools just got a dose of 90s nostalgia. Reading Rainbow’s rolled out with a new app for the iPad – one that was developed by LeVar Burton himself. For anyone who learned to read sometime during the last 30 years, this is obviously exciting news. For parents and educators, it […]
Sandbox Summit Lunch & Learn Recap
Seema Patel and Patrick Mittereder joined K+C Network members today for a luncheon of learning at The Children's Home & Lemieux Family Center to discuss information from the Sandbox Summit
Parents and Teachers Join Forces to Teach Tech Safety
Teachers and parents need to join forces to ensure that children are learning to use technology in a safe manner. View tips for teaching safety in Spark's post!
Digital Media & Learning Badge Development Research Competition: Call for Proposals
The Digital Media and Learning Badge Development Research Competition is making a call for proposals! Learn how to gain $75,000-$250,000 for your research!
Are Smart Devices a Smart Decision?
BBC News writer, Jane Wakefield, discusses children's use of smart devices in her online article.
Fisher-Price takes Interactive Play to a New Level
Fisher-Price recently announced its new product, the Laugh & Learn Apptivity Case, available for iPads, iPhones, and iPods. This case serves as a protection against toddler damange, while doubling as a teething toy. “At Fisher-Price, ‘we bring babies in with their moms and watch them at play with different types of apps, different types of […]
iQ Kids Radio Gains JLP Support
iQ KidsRadio announces support of the Junior League of Pittsburgh. Developed through the partnership of WQEDand SLB Radio Productions, iQ KidsRadio serves the purpose of providing a content driven radio station to educate youth and their parents alike.
5 Great Infographics That Explain Gamification
Gamification -- what is it? Check out the five inforgraphics we've rounded up for a visual explanation.
Mozilla Spends Summer Partying!
Hit the computers this summer, instead of the pool, and exercise your mind, instead of your arms. Webmakers all over the world are amping up their creative skills and developing coding fun. This fun is taking place in computer labs, offices, and even in homes everywhere. Webmakers, alike, are coming together to enhance their skills […]
5 Keys to Teaching with Effective Tech Tools
The Fred Rogers Center and NAEYC offer recommendations in report titled Technology and Interactive Media as Tools in Early Childhood Programs Serving Children from Birth through Age 8.
4 Apps for Children with Autism
Explore these 4 autism apps to help the children in your life learn and grow.
Recap of FredForward 2012
The Fred Rogers Center at Saint Vincent College hosted the 2012 FredForward conference Sunday, June 3rd to Tuesday, June 5th.
Guest Post: Steeltown Entertainment celebrates the young talents of Take a Shot Contest
Take a Shot at Changing the World Film Festival showcases videos made by young filmmakers and awards $10,000 in prizes.
Social Media Makes Learning Fun With Learnist
Learnist is a creative learning site that hopes to connect experts to amateurs and help us all learn something new in the process.
5 Fun Ways to Jump Start Summer Reading
Summer reading is a little like eating broccoli. Kids who like it need no convincing, but those who don't? Getting them to change their minds is an uphill battle.
Technology Integration — The BYOT Approach
A new trend in technology integration is sweeping the nation: Bring Your Own Technology, or BYOT, if you prefer.
International Spy School based in Pittsburgh gives middle school girls a head start in STEM
Click! Spy School engages middle school girls ages 10–14 to become “agents-in-training” as they explore science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
Pittsburgh Shines at Digital Media & Learning Conference
In early March, a delegation of Pittsburghers joined hundreds from across America and around the world at the Digital Media & Learning Conference (DML). Held in San Francisco in 2012, DML is supported by the MacArthur Foundation and organized by the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub located at the UC Humanities Research Institute, University of California, Irvine.