How Sesame Street teaches kids empathy
How Sesame Street teaches kids empathy

The most important lesson Sesame Street is teaching youngsters is so subtle that even their parents might not pick up on it

Forget math. Parents now pay ‘Fortnite’ tutors to improve their kids’ skills
Forget math. Parents now pay ‘Fortnite’ tutors to improve their kids’ skills

Parents have begun paying Fortnite tutors to improve their children's skills at the game, with some hoping the investment will result in prize money or an eventual scholarship for college.

August 1st, 7:00 pm
Take time out now for school sports physicals
Take time out now for school sports physicals

Most states require school athletes to have a sports physical, and now is the time to book it, doctors say.

Take notes in style with Moleskine’s old-school Mario-themed books
Take notes in style with Moleskine’s old-school Mario-themed books

Moleskine has unveiled a new line of Mario-themed notebooks so you can go to class or work in style. Several different types are available, including notebooks that resemble the NES and Game Boy.

July 20th, 12:25 pm
Sports safety: it's not just child's play
Sports safety: it's not just child's play

Playing sports offers plenty of fitness and other developmental benefits for kids, but injuries are common

To fight childhood obesity, moms to the rescue
To fight childhood obesity, moms to the rescue

Moms can play a big role in combating America's childhood obesity epidemic, researchers contend.

Qualcomm’s newest smartwatch chips are made just for kids
Qualcomm’s newest smartwatch chips are made just for kids

Qualcomm is launching itself head-first into the future with the release of a series of smartwatch chips meant exclusively for children's smartwatches, aimed at educating and protecting the next generation.

June 27th, 8:47 am
Google Classroom to stop students peeking online for test answers
Google Classroom to stop students peeking online for test answers

New updates for Google Classroom include an option for teachers to prevent cheating during online tests by locking students onto the quiz webpage, and a tool that allows for the easy creation of virtual reality tours.

June 26th, 3:16 am
For kids, summer is time for other types of learning
For kids, summer is time for other types of learning

It's important for children to socialize during their summer holidays, a family medicine and psychiatry expert says.

2.5 million U.S. high school students had a concussion in past year
2.5 million U.S. high school students had a concussion in past year

The damaging effects of a concussion are well-known, and new research finds the injuries are common among U.S. high school students.

Microsoft takes on Google in the classroom with Flipgrid acquisition
Microsoft takes on Google in the classroom with Flipgrid acquisition

Microsoft is looking to solidify its position in classrooms, and has recently acquired Flipgrid, the video discussion platform currently utilized by more than 20 million teachers and students across the United States and...

June 18th, 1:14 pm
Google Translate does not hold up well in a classroom or a courtroom
Google Translate does not hold up well in a classroom or a courtroom

How reliable is Google Translate? You're probably safe using it to order from a restaurant or ask for directions, but don't expect its interpretations to hold up in a classroom or courtroom

June 16th, 1:57 pm
Google plays guidance counselor with its new college search feature
Google plays guidance counselor with its new college search feature

Applying to college can be stressful, but Google's new search feature can help. It provides an overview of what students can expect from attending a specific four-year school, including cost, student life, graduation...

June 12th, 6:41 pm
Bookworms more prone to be nearsighted, study finds
Bookworms more prone to be nearsighted, study finds

You're probably familiar with the stereotypes about people who wear glasses -- these folks are studious and spend a lot of time indoors with their noses in a book.

Kids with asthma need a flu shot: study
Kids with asthma need a flu shot: study

An annual flu shot is key for children with asthma, a new study shows.

How broke college grads made animation software used in Jurassic Park and Iron Man
How broke college grads made animation software used in Jurassic Park and Iron Man

Chances are, the last movie you watched probably used a software created by a bunch of broke college graduates. Adobe After Effects is now 25 years old -- and has come a long way from the first Jurassic Park animation.

June 1st, 8:37 pm

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