Benefits of Technology Education for Children

February 8, 2019

Technology is a valuable resource for teachers to incorporate into their classroom experience. Not only do teachers have the ability to engage their students with interactive learning applications, they also have access to tools that can support classroom management.

Newest TechStars Curriculum Uses MinecraftEDU

February 8, 2019

The newest TechStars curriculum by technology education provider Computer Explorers is Minecraft: Desert Island Survival. In the course, students ages 8 and up will be fully engaged as they work collaboratively on a private server

CES through the eyes of an expert

February 4, 2019

Last month we talked in this blog about the Consumer Electronics Show and why we as parents and educators should care about it. This month we wanted to take a look at what was presented at the show. Our resident Children’s Technology expert Dr. Warren Buckleitner of the Children’s Technology thought were ‘pretty cool’. Included Read more…

Why does the Consumer Electronics Show Matter?

January 7, 2019

This week  the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) will be happening in Las Vegas. This Expo is held each year and is sponsored by the Consumer Technology Association, which touts itself as an organization “which provides the ultimate platform for technology leaders to connect, collaborate, and propel consumer technology forward.” The show itself will host more Read more…

Video Games Can Help Kids Too!!

December 3, 2018

Life Lessons Parents often focus on the potential dangers and negative rumors about kids playing video games.  But the truth is, the right video games can teach kids powerful life lessons which they can apply in their school and social experiences.   According to Parents author, Cheryl Olson, Ps.D., “Video games can help parents choose appropriate leisure-time Read more…

Get a Head Start with STEM Programs!

November 5, 2018

BUILD MATH & SCIENCE SKILLS There are numerous benefits to introducing Engineering to elementary school students.  Children are fascinated with building towers and bridges using objects like blocks and spindle toys.  Such activities require their curious minds to use math and science skills. Engineering concepts are being applied as they solve how to make their Read more…