Technology

Today’s tweens are more connected than ever.

[Video] New App Give Parents New Way To Start Conversations With Tweens And Teens

Social media is a mainstay in the life of many 5th grade to high school-age kids, and with that comes the importance of understanding digital responsibility. That’s why a group of parents with technology, digital and media backgrounds have created DijiWise, an easy-to-use mobile app that keeps parents connected with their kids’ social media activity […]

Why It’s Important to Get Young Girls Involved in STEM (Science, Tech, Education & Math)

Researchers suggest that by 2020, there are expected to be one million more computing jobs than students in the U.S. which could lead to an untapped market of $500 billion. There is a staggering deficit of women, less than 25%, in the STEM fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. While male students are three […]

The New “Tutor App” Makes it Easy to Find Homework Help for your Kids

As we near mid-August, students across the nation are rushing to prepare themselves for the upcoming academic year. Those who are worried about forgetting everything over the summer: fret no more! Tutor App is a brand new web application that provides students with a space to search for verified tutors based on availability, price range, and location. […]

[Video] Spark Your Tween’s Curiosity with this Build-It-Yourself Speaker for Kids

“We believe in the importance of STEM education,” says Joe Titlow, Head of Sales and Marketing for BOSEbuild. “But learning doesn’t just happen at school – it happens in garages and backyards and at kitchen tables, and it starts at a young age.” Believing that hands-on exploration is the key to sparking a child’s curiosity, […]

[Video] “Kids Club Ville,” a New Trilingual Social Networking Site for Kids Ages 4-16

Generation Zs don’t know the world without social networking. They were born in the Facebook era and there’s no way parents can hide it from them. More so that they are now even “beyond Facebook,” and prefering social sites like Vine, Instagram and SnapChat – especially because all the adults in their lives are there, […]

[Video] 30 Videos Featuring Super Kids from Around the World Now Available in “YouTube Kids”

Founder of Grom Social, Zach Marks – together with his surfing champion sister Caroline, step into the exciting role as guest curators for YouTube Kids curating playlists focused on a “Super Kids” theme.  The playlists will be featured in the YouTube Kids app. Zach and Caroline launched the first playlist of 30 YouTube videos featuring […]

[Video] Watch the First-Ever Interactive Game for the Outdoors

In the current, digitally-saturated world, studies have shown that kids are spending 60 hours per week consuming media1 and less than 60 minutes playing outside. Springfree Trampoline and new outdoor digital gaming company tgoma launched the first outdoor interactive digital gaming system that encourages kids to go outside and be active –Springfree featuring tgoma. By combining the […]

[Vídeo] ¿Cómo la tecnología influirá el futuro de ser padres?

El fabricante líder de juguetes, Fisher-Price, lanzo el vídeo “Future of Parenting,” donde muestra una perspectiva sobre cómo la tecnología integrada imperceptiblemente ayudará a los padres en la próxima década a calmar, entretener, enseñar y cuidar a niños pequeños, enriqueciendo aún más las vidas de las familias jóvenes. El vídeo “Future of Parenting” debutó en el […]

Super Cute Video Features Tween Girls Playing Famous Women Including Beyonce & Hillary Clinton

With the launch of Fast-Forward Girls, the mission-based company GoldieBlox is celebrating today’s role models and the generation of girls they’ve inspired – the girls who have broken the mold, blazed a trail, and made it happen. GoldieBlox make toys, games, and media to give girls confidence in themselves and in STEM (science, tech, education […]

PenguinTeen.com, the New Teen Book Lovers Website Launches with an Excerpt of “Spontaneous”

Penguin Young Readers just launched PenguinTeen.com, a dynamic and immersive new lifestyle site for teen book lovers. Visitors to PenguinTeen.com can expect to find: Exclusive news, excerpt and cover reveals. The site currently includes Aaron Starmer’s highly-buzzed Young Redears  debut, Spontaneous, which comes out August 30th. See excerpt HERE. Exclusive videos and written content on from authors […]

Shakira Launches New Bilingual App “Grow Parenting” with Fisher Price

Colombian superstar, Skakira, happens to also be a super mom and super philantropist. Along with toys gigant, Fisher Price, she launched a new mobile bilingual app that includes over 1,800 parenting and activities with the aim of stimulate the development of babies and school children. Through these ideas, the free app help parents positively influence […]

[Video] Peace of Mind for Parents? There’s a Kid Tracker for That!

Kii, a cloud platform provider, and Haltian, a high technology electronics design and production house, launched a new portable tracker and communication device called “Snowfox.” This kid tracking solution consists of a portable device with voice calling, GPS tracking and an app to help address the highest priority for any parent – their child’s safety. Today […]

[Video] Watch the World’s First 3D Printing Pen for Ages 8-13

No longer will kids be restricted to pen and paper as the 3Doodler Start encourages imaginative thinking and independent play as a wireless, safe and child friendly pen designed specifically for young creators aged 8-13. As well as being a whole new dimension of creativity, 3Doodler Start Pen prolongs the lives of other toys and games. […]

Digital Media Academy Launches “Made by Girls” Scholarship Program for Girls 8-12

In an effort to further its mission to help girls reach their fullest potential through an introduction to technology, Digital Media Academy (DMA) has launched the Made by Girls Scholarship program. DMA invites young women ages 8-17 who are interested in using technology to express their creativity and build a better world to apply for […]