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Educational Games That Make You Sweat

Educational Games That Make You Sweat

| March 28, 2012 | 2 Comments

Monkey Jump By Nathan Maton If kids are sweaty when they’re done playing the educational game Monkey Jump, the game creators will be happy. Sara DeWitt, vice president of PBS Kids and Drew Davidson, director of Carnegie Mellons’ Entertainment Technology Center say games using motion sensors to give kids a workout while they learn is […]

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Your Old Mobile Phone: The Perfect Holiday Gift

Your Old Mobile Phone: The Perfect Holiday Gift

| November 29, 2011 | 5 Comments

TB Hand-me-downs have a certain stigma, at least when it comes to clothes and toys. But finding a second life for gadgets like smartphones and tech devices is easy — especially when the recipients are kids. A recent PBS KIDS survey of parents of 2- to 10-year-olds found that kids will be the gleeful recipients […]

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PBS Launches New Apps and Games for Home and School

PBS Launches New Apps and Games for Home and School

| October 13, 2011 | 2 Comments

PBS Kids PBS KIDS is launching a slew of new apps for kids age two to eight with hopes of building math skills. The games revolve around well-known characters and stories, including Curious George, The Cat in the Hat, and the Electric Company, and each “suite” of games can be played both at home and […]

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