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Educational App or Digital Candy? Helping Parents Choose Quality Apps for Kids

While new data show that young children, even babies, are increasingly using digital apps, scientific research suggests that many supposedly "educational" apps are nothing more than digital junk food. ... More>

Look who’s swiping now: 6-month-old babies are using smartphones, study says

Learning Through Observation

The famous Bobo doll experiment showed that children learn through observation, not just through reward and punishment. In that classic study, Albert Bandura showed that children who had watched adults […]... More>

Science of Learning Can Help Parents, Developers Grade Educational Apps

A new report integrates research from many scientific disciplines to provide an evidence-based guide that parents, educators, and app designers alike can use to evaluate the quality of so-called “educational” apps. ... More>

How to Manage Media in Families