Serious concerns about COVID-19 this year forced many schools to close with short notice. Teachers, students, and caregivers scrambled to find ways to continue education with a quick transition to remote learning in isolated households. Recently, I interviewed Patricia Drentea, Professor of Sociology, about isolation, remote learning, and other pressures on individuals and families caused by the novel coronavirus.
NEWS PROVIDED BY ReadAskChat, Ltd. 08:30 ET CHICAGO, Nov. 28, 2017/PRNewswire/ —ReadAskChat, a National Science Foundation funded early-learning system, launched its digital library for children 0-4 that embeds on-demand guidance for parents and caregivers in a method of interactive (or “dialogic”) readingan activity the American Academy of Pediatrics says is vital for […]
App Friday’s Back-to-School Twitter Party Attention parents and teachers: Join us for a Twitter chat August 7, 2015 to chat about the best family-friendly educational apps to help kids get ready for back to school. Summer learning loss, also known as “summer slide” is a serious problem for students – especially for lower income […]
Easy Print And Ship Website Makes Keeping Families Connected Creative And Fun SAN FRANCISCO, June 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ – Drawp, creators of the popular drawing and painting app, today launched the Drawp.it printing website for parents to select one-of-a-kind printed keepsakes created by the budding artists in their lives. With the new Drawp Shop online printing […]
Learner Mosaic provides real-time data into child’s learning progress and customized, research-based tips and activity suggestions to help them thrive. MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Kidaptive, an early-education and technology company, today announced the launch of Learner Mosaic, a free parenting app for iPhone and iPod touch, available for download on the App Store. Although it […]
Are you on the road or holed up in an airport today with kids? Here’s a list of apps to help kids stay entertained on the road while also adding in a bit of education. Learning apps don’t have to be boring and entertainment apps don’t have to be mindless. We’ve found a great balance […]
By Rose de Fremery Privacy is a serious concern for everyone, from school administrators to parents. Simply clicking “I Agree” or signing up for a new service can mean that you are consenting to provide a company with a wide range of your personal information without a clear understanding of what they will do with […]