Preteens are no longer engaged by rudimentary games and childish characters, yet still lack the skills and discipline to take on more complex, high school-oriented subjects.
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The newest generation of consumers has blown traditional marketing to smithereens. According to PR expert Stefan Pollack in his book Disrupted, the "iGen" generation are those born after 1994 and have never known life without computers and mobile devices.
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As many preschoolers today are younger than the iPad itself (which debuted in April 2010), educational apps to them are as commonplace as pencils, crayons and building blocks were to their parents. Here are five of our favorite apps for the preschool set.
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While iPads and touchscreen devices are impacting virtually every level of educational instruction, apps designed for special needs students are particularly transformative
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Many parents fear that iPads and other touchscreen devices will discourage kids from picking up, reading, and enjoying actual books. While this is a legitimate concern, there are many chapters to this story.
WARNING: 77-year-old female may enter store. Considered armed (with iPad) and extremely frustrated. Avoid eye contact but, if engaged, approach with caution. Suspect will repeatedly insist iPad is 'broken.'
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While too much screen time can be unhealthy for kids, there are a handful of apps to help them appreciate their body, how it works, and what they put into it.
Churchill famously said to Franklin Roosevelt, "Give us the tools, and we will finish the job." We can't expect our children to finish the job unless we give them better tools.