Category Archives: Social & Emotional

Is Screen Time Rewiring Our Kids’ Brains?

Is Screen Time Rewiring Our Kids' Brains? Childhood has changed. Gone are the days of playing outside until the streetlights come on — as long as homework is done. Childhood in the internet age is often defined by screen time, or the time spent in front of a television, computer or mobile device. On average,…
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2018 ~ List of GREAT Apps for Everyday Learning

The following transcripts and quotes are from the E.A.T. chat hosted by Lauren Schwartz Enders 08/30/18. The quotes are from Lauren Scwartz Enders unless stated otherwise. The Facebook group Educational App Talk has a weekly event called EduAppTalk or E.A.T. every Thursday year-round. On 8/30/2018 the chat was hosted by Lauren Schwartz Enders, MA, CCC-SLP who is an expert in the field…
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Fitoons Exercise, eat healthy, and get fit!

Fitoons an app to promote healthy eating & lifestyles released by Avokiddo is an essential part of every child's screentime. The proverbial wisdom "You are what you eat" has never been more clear than it is today! This wonderful new app has a serious wellness message for all age groups presented in a kid-friendly, engaging and interactive venue.…
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Stan Lee’s Kids Universe

Stan Lee’s Kids Universe, a new app by Playing Forward promotes social-emotional learning through play! The character D T-Rex is adorable and the storyline is endearing as well as timely! We all know that our children need a strong foundation for understanding life and what a great combination, storytelling and gameplay mixed together to instill life skills that are paramount in a young…
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“Smart” Screentime for Kids

  "Smart" Screentime for Kids This blog post was inspired by the concept of what I would like to refer to as "SMART" screentime. Meaning, spending our time wisely while on our devices - all of us, children and adults alike. Why? Well, we are the product of what we consume. Valuable time is being…
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Robotic Head Bluebee Pal 4.0

NEW Bluebee Pal 4.0 Robotic Head Bluebee Pal  Bluebee Pals, the lush Bluetooth-enabled stuffed animals that speak, read, and sing with your child just got better! Now, these speaking stuffed animals have a new feature, their head moves for an even friendlier experience while children play, communicate, listen and have FUN with these adorable friends! Teachers With Apps has had the honor…
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Why Playing is Paramount

"Playing" is an essential part of any child's healthy development. Play and learning go hand in hand, we as parents need to understand that learning should be FUN! Author Dr. Stuart Brown writes that play is the basis of all art, games, books, sports, movies, fashion, fun, and wonder – in short, the basis of…
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An Adventure Of Our Own by Two Way Play

An Adventure Of Our Own by Two Way Play is a novel app, in that at its heart lies a great therapeutic tool that engages interaction between players. Gameplay consists of building a story between an older child or adult and one that is just beginning to make decisions independently. It’s one safe way to…
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