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iTrace App Teaches Kids The Importance Of Handwriting

01/15/2014, Given that we’re used to writing up reports, sending out messages, clocking in reminders, and more using our electronic devices, the skill of penmanship could slowly become a thing of the past. I remember back in the day where schools taught kids how to...

LA School District To Expand iPad Buying Program

01/15/2014, Back in 2013, the LA school district thought it would be a good idea to start distributing iPads to its students and teachers, but unfortunately the restrictions placed around it were circumvented by students, ultimately leading the school district to...

New HP Classmate Notebook PC

12/10/2013, HP has just announced that it will introduce a new Classmate PC Notebook, which is an “affordable” laptop for schools with a worldwide target audience in mind.  Of course, this computer has low-end specifications to make it affordable enough, but one...

Quark A Kickstarter Project That Help Kids Learn Via Fun

12/10/2013, Quark gameplay – alpha from Serge Soudoplatoff on Vimeo. Learning need not be a chore as we know it, and sometimes, the lessons that are best absorbed happen to be the ones learned outside of a classroom, via play. After all, have you ever observed...

PingPong: Simple, Interactive, Free Q&A App For Teachers

12/01/2013, I’ve recently met with the creators of PingPong, an app that is aimed at providing a higher level of interaction between teachers and students. It works by simply letting teachers create questions either on the spot (during class), or as a series or...

The Play-i Robots Aims To Teach Children How To Program

11/12/2013, While software development has been around for a while now, it usually felt like a pretty specialized field as opposed to a topic that educational institutions felt should be taught to everyone. However times have changed and with technology becoming more...

Hopscotch iPad App Aims To Teach Children Programming

04/17/2013, Hopscotch is an app designed for the iPad that has been released in beta and is free for download. It has been created with the purpose of teaching kids from 8-12 the joys of rudimentary coding where they try to make programming concepts as visual, bright...