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Shelley Fralic: Dear Santa — should I get my baby an iPad for Christmas?

Print<p>Related<p>Consider the Fisher-Price Laugh and Learn Apptivity Monkey.<p>Forget just how awful the word “apptivity” is, but focus instead on the …

Parenting

Community Activism Through Mapping

Human Journey<p><i>By: Sunday Simon</i><p>Roosevelt High Students presenting to mapping company, Esri.<p>Say there’s an issue in your community you want to fix. There are the obvious tactics. Maybe you try picketing, talking to your local government, or collecting signatures from your neighbors. But have you ever …

Breaking the Silence: SMS Helps Liberian Schools to Improve Education

Changing Planet<p>Students and academics in schools throughout Liberia are taking advantage of a system that allows them to gather information and discuss possible solutions to problems they face in the country’s corrupt education system. In this edition of Digital Diversity, Blair Glencorse talks …

Involving Children In Conservation Is Easy!

Wildlife<p>Leaders and policymakers around the world need to wake up every morning to go to work for the next generation… This is our inalienable responsibility and duty in society, yet we choose to forget this as short-term benefits, ego and greed drive the destruction of our natural environment and …

Is Valley Girl Speak, Like, on the Rise?

The rise in pitch at the end of sentences, known as "uptalk," cuts across genders and ethnicities, study says.<p><b>It's not just Valley girls who talk, like, you know, a Valley girl.</b><p>A slight rise in pitch at the end of a sentence may be the most defining characteristic of a Valley girl, referring to the …

Language

iPads Improve Classroom Learning, Study Finds

Tablets can help students with tough concepts like space and time.<p><b>Just how big is the universe, how small is an atom, and how long have we humans lived on Earth, compared with dinosaurs? Such answers are better learned with an iPad, according to a new study that shows just how tablets tap</b> …

Pegatron faces renewed labor scrutiny after death of under-age worker at iPhone 5c factory [Updated]

<i>Update: Apple has issued a statement stating that it sent medical experts to investigate and found no link to the boy’s employment. It has not commented on the fact that the worker was under-age, but it has been revealed that he used his 21-year-old cousin’s ID to get the job.</i><p>Last month we sent …

Putting the Self in Self-Expression: Rupal Patel Creates Personalized Prosthetic Voices

There are 2.5 million people in the U.S. with severe speech disorders, and some 40 percent of them use speech devices to express themselves. But …

5 Inspiring Websites That Will Make You Smarter

If you're one of those people who's on an endless quest for knowledge, you look for reliable sources where you can learn something new every day. Today, we bring you five websites about learning and curiosity. These websites aren't known for their beautiful photography or their amazing art. Rather, …