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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>


Q&A: Research on Educational Apps

Researchers answer questions about their recent PSPI report on evaluating educational apps. ... 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>


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