Teaching

Smart tips for parents about “educational” apps for kids

CBS: Tens of thousands of supposedly educational apps aimed at young children are little more than “digital candy” that offer few benefits for youngsters, according to a new study. The research, published in the journal Psychological Science in the Public Interest, found that many of the 80,000 apps in the More

Four ways to tell if an educational app will actually help your child learn

The Conversation:  Imagine someone telling you that a new technology would be available in five years that has the potential to revolutionise childhood and early education. But the downside is that you will have to choose from among 80,000 possible options. This is the problem currently facing many parents. Following More