Kim VanMeer

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This cute little robot can teach your kid (and you) how to code

Teaching kids to code is probably something that will be part of school curriculum in the not-so-distant future or at least it should be. Being able to code is an invaluable skill and learning at a young age leaves time for ample discovery and exploration.<p>However, as anyone who has ever tried to …

Tweaking Your School? Abl Schools Wants You to Test Drive Its Scheduling Tool

Learning Strategies<p>Tweaking Your School? Abl Schools Wants You to Test Drive Its Scheduling Tool<p>By Tony Wan     Apr 11, 2016<p>Image Credit: Bakhtiar …

How to trick your iPhone into freeing up storage space

A trick to get more storage space on your iPhone has been circulating around the Internet today — but you have to have less than a gig of available …

3 Kickstarter Campaigns Helping Kids Stay Safe Online

Keeping children safe online is a lot more challenging today than it was just a few years ago. New social media sites spring up almost daily, which means the safety net must be broad. While adults have their own issues with social media behavior, keeping teens and children safe online is a</i> …

Mobile Devices

Apple’s stock apps suck: Here’s what you should replace them with

When you get a new iPhone, it comes with more than a dozen apps pre-installed for all of your basic needs. These default apps include Calendar, Mail, …

The 5 Best Smartphone Apps of the Year (So Far)

My picks for the apps I use on a daily basis.<p>For an app to get attention these days, it has to do something totally new and really useful. It just doesn't work anymore to make a marginal app and then support it with social media and ad purchases. Of the apps I've seen and tested lately, these are …

Internet Safety Cheat Sheet For Digital Media Use In Schools

<b>Internet Safety Cheat Sheet For Digital Media Use In Schools</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Digital media use is exploding in education.<p>Unfortunately, internet …

Teachers, Ideas and Mark Cuban: Adapting 'Shark Tanks' In Your School

Technology in School<p>Teachers, Ideas and Mark Cuban: Adapting 'Shark Tanks' In Your School<p>By Molly Levitt     Mar 24, 2016<p>Rawpixel.com for ShutterStock<p>…

Coca-Cola made packaging that converts into a free Google Cardboard-style VR viewer [Video]

Coca-Cola could easily equip just about everyone in the country with a free Google Cardboard-style VR viewer if the above experiment turns into reality.<p>The project envisions packaging for a 12-pack of Cokes and other products that is easily converted into a virtual reality viewer for a smartphone …

Virtual Reality