Friday, July 19, 2013

Stefan vd Blog: Opening Bell

Stefan vd Blog: Opening Bell: I'm so excited today that I can finally launch my " Finance Toolbar " app. It's my first Chrome packaged app that I create...

Monday, July 8, 2013

Learning with Laptops Academic Advantage- Can Learning with Laptops Help Your Child?

Does learning with laptops offer your child an academic advantage? Nowadays more and more parents are buying laptops for children as young as three years old. Other laptops are available which are meant for children who are above the age o five. All of them are designed with one purpose in mind, giving kids a head start in their learning.

Adventure Workshop: 1st-3rd Grade

No one wants their child to be left behind and in these times, computers are used almost everywhere. If your child is interested in cars and wants to fix them as they grow older, they will have to use computers. Every industry has integrated computer technology to allow processes to be more streamlined, to keep track of the production of goods, to store design information and to perform many other tasks.

Laptops Help Kids Build Skills
Laptops for kids generally help kids grow in ways that allow children to function well as a part of this technologically driven society. For example, the Discovery Kids Teach N’ Talk Exploration Laptop allows kids to build skills in Math, reading and listening that are required for their age group. Children learn how to solve word games, play music and perform a few other basic tasks.

Are Specialized Laptops Necessary?
However, this is where the problem is. Do you really need to pay so much money to have your kids play the same games that can be found on much cheaper devices? While kids laptops are packaged as laptops, they really don’t do the things that regular laptops can do. The Discovery Kids laptop is one of the more advanced models and is designed for kids age six and up, yet it doesn’t offer a whole lot. Chances are, your child may not be as challenged as you might expect.

Put on Learning Software
Real laptops offer a whole lot more to kids. In my opinion, tablet computers that have learning software that allows kids to teach themselves to read, or build model aeroplanes, offer more to children. So, do you think that kids laptops offer your child an academic advantage? Please leave your comments below.

Friday, June 28, 2013

Toddler iPhone Games Free- The 2 Best iPhone Apps for Toddlers

Finding the best iPhone games for toddlers allows parents to give their child a few extra activities. While you may not necessarily leave your little one with one of these apps for more than a few minutes, it is good to know that when you need an activity to fall back on, these are just a click away.

The best iPhone apps for families are those that engage every member of the family unit, no matter what their ages are. Chances are, if an older child finds something interesting, it will be easier for siblings to do an activity together.

"Make me a Superhero" is one of the applications that I like. Maybe it's because it allows boys and girls to create their own superhero. It encourages independent think and kids actively think about the features they would like in their character.

The Tozzle Toddler is another game that I like. Kids are able to develop their spatial abilities using this application, which requires them to drag and drop a puzzle piece into the appropriate slot. There are over 30 puzzles that come with it.