Amanda Brooks

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For schools and parents, what is the right approach to food allergies?

When I moved from Berlin to Toronto with small children and began visiting prospective daycares, I was perplexed that one of their selling points was being nut-free. In the 12 years I lived in Germany, I didn't know a single person with a nut allergy. Nuts were a favourite playground snack. My …

Biomedicine

8 Back-to-School Tips For Parents of Kids With Special Needs

Back to school can be an anxiety-provoking time for parents under the best of circumstances. Making sure your kids have the right clothes and the right supplies can be overwhelming, but when you're the parent of a child with special needs, you have to make sure they have the right program in place, …

7 Important Tips for Teachers and Parents to Help Struggling Readers

February, 2014<br>Teaching reading has always been the nucleus of heated debates between two camps of scholars: advocates of the traditional school of …

Kid in Story Book Maker: Create and Share Personalized Photo Storybooks on the App Store

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.<p>Screenshots<p>Description<p>Create and share customized picture storybooks with photos of your …

Keep those preschool brains fresh this summer

We keep hearing about summer brain drain for kids who are on summer vacation. But for those ambitious parents out there who are already eying the Ivy …

Child Care & Preschool News

App Review

The other day, I was thinking about just how far we have come with technology. Back in September, I saw a video that demonstrated what Corning is …

Best Apps For Kids - Children's Apps Reviewed By Moms & Educators

MathLand: Mental Arithmetic is a fun, arcade-style math practice game that offers a heavy dose of play sprinkled with math problems. The app will …

Pre-K Letters and Numbers on the App Store

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.<p>Screenshots<p>Description<p>* Ranked Top 25 Educational Games * iTunes App Store-New & …