Robot Turtles is a tabletop board game that teaches children as young as 3 years old the fundamentals of computer programming. Entrepreneur Dan Shapiro came up with the idea while playing with his kids, and took a leave of absence from Google to get the game into production.
Flickr:KidPerez We hear a lot about the promise of technology closing the achievement gap, but few studies have definitively shown this to be true. In this article in Spotlight on Digital Media & Learning by Sara Jackon, a recent study by the Center for Children and Technology delves into how digital media can make an … Continue reading Can Tech Help Preschoolers Catch Up to Their Peers? →
PBS Kim Storey is an educator, designer, and producer who specializes in creating innovative educational media for children, parents, and educators. By Kim Storey, Ed.D. Teaching science to preschoolers? When I first entered the field of education—and children’s television—no one thought that you could or should teach science to children that young. Today we know … Continue reading Preschoolers Learn the Wonders of Science →