Posts Tagged ‘kids’

A New Way for Kids to Learn How to Code

a new way for kids to learn to code

Theo, an 8-year-old student, was trying to learn how to code and was becoming frustrated with the process. He happens to be visually impaired, and the standard tools intended to encourage kids to code depend mostly on visual elements. However, in the course of the most recent year, he’s been a beta tester for something…

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What is Digital Citizenship? Why Does it Matter? 

What is Digital Citizenship anyway? The term Digital Citizenship has exploded in recent education discussions in the recent pushes to have it taught to students from Elementary to High School. Some Districts require Digital Citizenship to be taught as a core to student development. So, what does this term even mean and why is it…

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Kids are Terrified of Medical Treatments- VR to the Rescue!

VR helps kids with medical treatments

For kids, medical treatments can be horrible. The root of their fear seems to come from uncertainty and from the expectation of pain. Several tech organizations have thought of approaches to help. How Virtual Reality (VR) relieves children’s fear of the needle Getting vaccinated saves lives, yet kids fear the needle. One project started using…

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