Technology

Today’s tweens are more connected than ever.

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 […]

Tu pre-adolescente aun puede aplicar al “Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge” (fecha limite es el 21 de abril)

Para leer la versión en inglés, favor pulsa AQUÍ. Como padres de hijos atendiendo la escuela primaria, a veces quieres huír cuando escuchas las palabras ‘la feria de ciencias’ durante una visita de apertura al nuevo año escolar o de sus niños. Está bien, todos hemos pasado por eso. Esta vez les animo a abrazar […]

You’re invited: FPL’s #EasyToSave Twitter Party

This is part of a sponsored collaboration between Latina Mom Bloggers and Florida Power & Light (FPL) Company. However, all opinions expressed are my own. As summer vacation comes to an end, it’s time to start thinking about back to school. At home we’re trying to start the year off right by teaching our teens and […]

[#Shopping] HP Printer Review and Tips for Printer Shopping for Kids

Disclaimer: The Los Tweens & Teens team received an HP Envy 5530 printer for Review. As always, our opinions are our own.    We were excited to be invited by MomSelect to the HP Smart Moms Board to test new products and provide insights for HP services and new concepts. Our Los Tweens team has […]

[Review] What is Snapchat? Should I Let My Child Have It

I first heard about Snapchat last year when talking to a group of teens about technology.  They were distressed that their parents kept insisting the app was dangerous.   Now wildly popular among teens, Snapchat is becoming trendy among tweens and many parents are now asking, “What is Snapchat? And, should I let my child have […]

Microsoft Stores Teach Parents and Tweens

Microsoft is opening it’s 94th store in Miami tomorrow and I had the opportunity sit down with the store manager and the general manager of communications strategy for an in-depth conversation.  Throughout both interviews it became clear that the focus of Microsoft stores is to teach parents, tweens and the community they serve. Microsoft Store […]

How Microsoft is Solving Your Parenting Tech Problems

Disclaimer: Los Tweens attended a product demo and has been offered a tablet for review use.  All opinions expressed are our own. We talk over and over again about how difficult it is to parent in the age of technology.  There is nothing easy about parenting a generation of children who don’t know what it’s […]

Parents vs. Tweens What Cell Phone Ownership Means PLUS Invite to Miami Event

What are your biggest fears when it comes to giving your tween a cell phone?   What would your tween say it is? During a recent in-store event at a local Aio Wireless location, we hosted a conversation with parents and tweens on parenting in the age of technology.  Questions like the ones above evoked […]

Which Cell Phone Carrier is Right for Your Tween?

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post with Aio Wireless however, all opinions expressed are our own.  Remember when the only way to talk to your friends after school was to wait until mom was off the phone with abuela and conversations could be overheard by anyone in the house because the only phone was in the living […]