Are Smart Devices a Smart Decision?
BBC News writer, Jane Wakefield, discusses children's use of smart devices in her online article.
Must We Choose Between Education and Innovation?
A blogger for MindShift addresses questions that often go unspoken in our current education system. He discovers that one question may lead to many more, and still finds himself searching for a definite answer.
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 […]
App for iPad being developed to assist children with autism practice life skills [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]
Pohla Smith provides an update on the latest developments at Interbots, including a new Popchilla iPad App based on the Spark-supported Character Therapy project.
Personalized books for iPad make kids star of the show
Just released this week, a new app for the iPad allows children to star in their own digital books. Using the iPad 2’s built in camera, the app uses a photo of your child and their name to give them the leading role in an animated storybook. The app is called Jib Jab Jr. […]
Children's Book for iPad Teaches Acceptance
At first glance, Pop It seems no different from the many other interactive children’s books “popping up” on the market for the iPad. But give the screen a shake and you’ll begin to see the bigger picture. The book features a child going through normal daily activities with his parents. By shaking the iPad, these parents […]