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How Is Media Affecting Kids?

Share this infographic on your site!<p>Embed this infographic on your site!<p>Early-Childhood-Education-Degrees.com has taken a look at the effect of media …

Education, Technology and Games: What Mario Didn’t Teach Your Kids

<i>This is The Indie Story Week # 06 – An ongoing blog chronicling the development of Pawcho Saves the ABCs, a mobile game being developed by an</i> …

Kids need structure

How can you help kids get a good start? In this heartfelt and personal talk, Colin Powell, the former U.S. Secretary of State, asks parents, friends …

InformED

The influence of parental involvement on a student’s academic success should not be underestimated. While brain power, work ethic, and even genetics …

'Taking Autism To The Skies' Project Gives Kids With Autism A Fresh Perspective Of The World

While working as a sales executive in the mapping and surveying industry, Paul Braun saw the possibility to help his son -- a 10-year-old with autism -- view the world in a new way.<p>Braun created “Take Autism To The Sky,” a program that would allow kids like his son to experience a different …

Children's reading shrinking due to apps, games and YouTube

According to a survey of 2,000 British children and parents conducted by Nielsen Book in June this year, 50% of family households now own at least one tablet, up from 24% a year ago.<p>Is this a good thing for kids' reading habits? Are they hoovering up e-books and delighting in digital book-apps on …

Flipboard for Educators

Inside Flipboard / August 29, 2013<p>As students and teachers head back to school all over the country, we wanted to share some ideas on how Flipboard …

Teaching

Chores for Kids, Chores for Preschoolers, Simple Chores for Kids, Family Chore Chart, Chore Charts for Children, Chore List for Kids

Simple Chores for Kids<p>Choose to make chores fun with The Chores Box from The Idea Box Kids!<p>Inside The Chores Box, you will find simple, everyday chores that children can accomplish easily.<p>Your child will love reaching in and choosing a coin/chore from the box. After choosing a couple of coins from …

Discipline Your Toddler Using Time Out

Time out is often something that parents discover accidentally when their toddlers are just beginning to test the boundaries of what is acceptable …

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, …

When Playing Video Games Means Sitting On Life's Sidelines

A facility outside Seattle, surrounded by pine trees, is a refuge for addicts — of technology.<p>There are chickens, a garden and a big treehouse with a zip line. A few guys kick a soccer ball around between therapy appointments in the cottage's grassy backyard.<p>The reSTART center was set up in 2009. …