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Time Shift Your TV – TED Talks Education
Posted on Monday, May 6th, 2013 by Ann Oldenburg

TED Talks Education, hosted by singer John Legend, was launched in response to the high dropout rate in American schools.

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Reconnect Project Challenges You to Go Offline for a Day
Posted on Wednesday, August 29th, 2012 by Ashley Mannetta

The Reconnect Project challenges people to go offline for a day and spend their free time on a creative project. Would you do it?

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Time Shift Your TV – STEM Flix
Posted on Monday, August 20th, 2012 by Ann Oldenburg

Have you been to the movies this summer (while TV has offered little to watch)? If so, maybe you’ve caught one of the new Northrop Grumman Foundation STEM Flix videos.

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To Monitor or Not to Monitor: Tracking Children’s Digital Lives
Posted on Wednesday, June 27th, 2012 by Ashley Mannetta

Parenting today requires us to choose whether and how we will keep tabs on our children using software, apps, and other tools.

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When Free Apps Become Expensive
Posted on Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 by Ashley Mannetta

Many of the apps kids (and parents) use the most are free to download. However, they require frequent in-app purchases if a player wants to advance their skills, feed virtual fish, or build tiny towns. This is called the “freemium” model, and it’s popular not just with apps, but also with websites and software.