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The Best Educational Apps for the iPad

The iPad is increasingly being used for education, whether by parents hoping to jumpstart their kid's education with apps aimed at pre-Ks or schools …

Apps

Making Technology Click in the Classroom: Teachers Share What Makes Digital Tools ‘Worth The Time’

Research<p>Making Technology Click in the Classroom: Teachers Share What Makes Digital Tools ‘Worth The Time’<p>sponsored content from Bill & Melinda Gates …

Education Technology

3 Challenges As Hands-On, DIY Culture Moves Into Schools

Take a look this summer inside some of America's garages, museums and libraries and you'll see that the "maker movement" is thriving.<p>This hands-on, DIY culture of inventors, tinkerers and hackers is inspiring adults and children alike to design and build everything from sailboats and apps to solar …

Makerspaces

Proof that not all kids are addicted to sugar

When you were a kid, chances are, the days when you were allowed to pick out your own breakfast meant one thing: a heaping bowl of Lucky Charms or …

New York City

Timebound mobile app makes history fun with animated timelines and rich media

History is fascinating, but not everyone is inclined to seek it out. Uncovering what earth shattering-events happened decades ago requires effort …

Kids Who Suffer Hunger In First Years Lag Behind Their Peers In School

Growing up in a hungry household in the first couple of years of life can hurt how well a child performs in school years later, according to a new study.<p>An estimated 13.1 million children live in homes with insufficient food, according to the most recent figures from the U.S. Department of …

Best apps for educators

If you’re an educator, you’re familiar with all that you have to keep up with in that field of work. While from afar it may seem that some teachers …

Exactly What One Woman Ate To Get Off Her Cholesterol Meds

According to the CDC, 28% of adults over age 40 are on lipid-lowering statin drugs to help manage their cholesterol. But those medications can come with a cost—statins are known for their side effects, including pain and muscle weakness. (Here's what you need to know if you're taking statins.)<p>When …