Technology

Today’s tweens are more connected than ever.

[Video] Peace of Mind for Parents? There’s a Kid Tracker for That!

Kii, a cloud platform provider, and Haltian, a high technology electronics design and production house, launched a new portable tracker and communication device called “Snowfox.” This kid tracking solution consists of a portable device with voice calling, GPS tracking and an app to help address the highest priority for any parent – their child’s safety. Today […]

[Video] Watch the World’s First 3D Printing Pen for Ages 8-13

No longer will kids be restricted to pen and paper as the 3Doodler Start encourages imaginative thinking and independent play as a wireless, safe and child friendly pen designed specifically for young creators aged 8-13. As well as being a whole new dimension of creativity, 3Doodler Start Pen prolongs the lives of other toys and games. […]

Digital Media Academy Launches “Made by Girls” Scholarship Program for Girls 8-12

In an effort to further its mission to help girls reach their fullest potential through an introduction to technology, Digital Media Academy (DMA) has launched the Made by Girls Scholarship program. DMA invites young women ages 8-17 who are interested in using technology to express their creativity and build a better world to apply for […]

[Video] “Young Innovators Fair” to Support STEM Education Jan 2nd & 3rd in Philly

The Young Innovators Fair is a platform that brings STEM (science, technology, education & math) to life on a massive scale so children can learn more about these all-important areas While some are just getting back to work following New Year celebrations, an enthusiastic group from Digital Media Academy will already be in place in Oaks, […]

Tips to Manage Celphone Usage with Tweens & Teens at Home

Earlier this year I was robbed in Miami to take my brand new smartphone that was a gift from my husband. That horrible experience left me with a severely broken finger that required three surgeries and physical therapy to heel but the emotional scar was much deeper. As an online influencer, I’m pretty much tied […]

[Video] Bilingual Website Offers Free Tools to Teach “Spirituality for Kids”

Spirituality for Kids is a non-profit organization who’s mission is to bring spiritual tools to as many children as possible around the world, in order to help them manage life’s challenges and make better decisions and in so doing, change the course of their lives and benefit future generations. Through curriculum-time lessons as well as after-school […]

[Gift Guide] The Techie Boy: 24 of the Coolest Toys to Explore, Play & Learn

In our [Gift Guide] posts we specially curate a collection of gift items we absolutely L O V E, where you can’t only drool over the pictures, but actually SHOP online them by just clicking in the images. How cool is that? This [Gift Guide] is perfect for that tween boy that loves high-tech toys to […]

[Video] Electronic Music, Race Cars & STEM in U.S. Army’s “Ten80 STEMfest” in Miami

What do U.S. Army Soldiers, racecar drivers and electronic dance music DJs have in common? They all require STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) to succeed! More than 1,000 students and educators from 22 local high schools will come to iTech Magnet @ Thomas Edison Educational Center in Miami on November 4th for a day […]

Facebook Collaborates to Launch the Emotional Learning Resource For and By Teens Called “InspireED”

Social and emotional learning (SEL) is the process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions. Six Seconds, a global network supporting people to create […]

Tween Online Videogamers Can Now Enjoy “Skylanders SuperChargers” in Nintendo Wii and 3DS

For the first time in Skylanders history, its maker (Activision) will bring the online multiplayer experience to the #1 kids’ videogame franchise worldwide.  Skylanders SuperChargers Racing will now be available for Wii and Nintendo 3DS and on September 20th, Skylanders SuperChargers will allow fans to play the game with friends and family across the globe via online multiplayer on their […]

[VIDEO] New Bilingual App Makes Learning Fun for Children in Spanish and English (Sneak Peek Inside!)

Bilingual Children’s Enterprises (BCE) launched the Tipi Tom (TM) application in both English and Spanish for preschool-aged children. Through interactive activities and games, kids are guaranteed to learn more vocabulary in both languages and improve their cognitive skills while engaging in school readiness activities. BCE’s pedagogy is unique because it’s based on a scientific-based methodology […]

“Teens Exploring Tech” Brings a Full Day of Coding to South Los Angeles on July 25th with “Watts Hackathon”

“Teens Exploring Technology” (TXT) wants South Los Angeles to get excited about tech. On July 25th, TXT is going to Nickerson Gardens in the Watts neighborhood in South LA for the first hackathon ever held within a housing development with the 1st Annual Watts Hackathon , #HustleAndCode. The non-profit is inviting teens of the community to join them […]

[PHOTOS] Latina Tweens & Teens Go #STEM in Latinitas’ Code Chica event in Austin

Latinitas, a non-profit empowering Latina teens & tweens through media & technology, held the Code Chica Conference this past April 19th in Austin Community College Eastview Campus. Latina girls ages 9-18 were able to design video games from start to finish –  first with art and theater since video games are very cinematic,and then to the development […]