The American Academy of Pediatrics recently updated their recommendations for screen time for children to move away from strict time limits and toward an expectation that families pay attention to the types and quality of media interactions that children are engaging in. Learn more about the recommendations and how to start this conversation with your family here.
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Want to bring your family game night into the 21st century? Here are five free iPad games that promote learning and cooperation while providing fun for the whole crew! Reverse Charades A fun twist on the traditional game in which the entire family acts out the words while a single person tries to guess as …
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Do you ever feel like a broken record with reminding your student about an upcoming assignment or even something as simple as “Don’t forget to plug in your iPad?” With Siri, you can help your student learn to set their own reminders and become more responsible for setting priorities. It’s easy to do. Simply press …
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We’re a little more than halfway into the school year and seeing some interesting uses of the iPad to support instruction. So, what does an iPad enhanced classroom look like? Ms. Steele, a 7th grade science teacher at Trail Ridge, is using the iPad as one of many tools to support learning about science. She shares …
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