BOB'S BLOG

May 11, 2017

Kids, parents alike worried about privacy with internet-connected toys | UW Today

PBS KIDS is ready to take over your kids’ TV. The company this morning announced the launch of its own streaming stick, called the PBS KIDS Plug & Play,..

May 11, 2017

Kids, parents alike worried about privacy with internet-connected toys | UW Today

PBS KIDS is ready to take over your kids’ TV. The company this morning announced the launch of its own streaming stick, called the PBS KIDS Plug & Play,..

May 11, 2017

Kids, parents alike worried about privacy with internet-connected toys | UW Today

PBS KIDS is ready to take over your kids’ TV. The company this morning announced the launch of its own streaming stick, called the PBS KIDS Plug & Play,..

May 11, 2017

More physical activity among children will save America billions

Even a small increase in the percentage of kids who exercise enough each week could prevent disease and save billions of dollars in health care costs.

May 10, 2017

New law promotes media literacy, internet safety in school curriculum

TRI-CITIES, Wash. — No fake news about this…Washington State Governor Jay Inslee officially signed a new state law requiring schools to teach media literacy and internet safety in the classroom.Under this new law, educators from across the state will ta

May 10, 2017

New after-school program helping children of military families

Raytheon is ensuring that military children have access to STEM programming. That’s why they’ve started a multi-million dollar partnership with the Boys and Girls Club of America, bring…

May 10, 2017

Debunked: 5 myths about classroom technology

Parents, lawmakers, and even some educators have spoken out against this trend, arguing that excessive classroom technology could end up doing more harm than good, but the foundations for most of t…

May 09, 2017

Parents’ technology addictions lead to behavioral problems in kids, study says

Parents’ technology addictions lead to behavioral problems in kids, study says

May 09, 2017

Young children unconcerned about digital tracking by strangers

Children may be more vulnerable than previously thought to those who might exploit their digital footprint to track their location or obtain private information.

May 09, 2017

Summer Reading

Children may be more vulnerable than previously thought to those who might exploit their digital footprint to track their location or obtain private information.