Using “Frozen” as an Icebreaker For Meaningful Chats With Kids

Mar. 2, 2014 If you’ve ever been "frozen out" by kids’ conversations when you know something is bothering them, and want to ditch the “How was your school day” drive time banter, using media is a … [Read more...]

Starting From Scratch: Making STEM Easy, Kid-Friendly & Fun

Update: July 30, 2014  Scratch Junior (scratchjr.org) was just released for the iPad today, and it's FREE. Thx @360Kid for sharing that news!  Original Post June 13, 2011: I get far too geeky and … [Read more...]

Playnormous Health-Edu Games Offer FREE Monster iMacs!

Sept. 1, 2009 How do you improve K-12 student’s health knowledge, inspire creative writing, support eco-values of refurbished technology, and use whimsical hand-painted art of animated monsters to … [Read more...]

WISE Women & Alice 3.0: Geek Chic for Girls (Part One)

Jan. 28, 2009 The She’s Geeky and Teens in Tech Conferences coming up this weekend have me thinking about all of the underrepresented DigiGirlz out there and the impact of media and marketing on both … [Read more...]

Media Musts To Wrap Up “All Things Girl” Week (Part One)

To whittle down to a handful of ‘media musts’ for our grand finale of ‘All Things Girl’ week has been hard, so I’m going to try to shine the spotlight on some lesser … [Read more...]

Facelifts for Kiddie Characters: Rebranding ’80s Icons?

Last week’s New York Times article on 21st century ‘facelifts’ for kiddie characters gave me the willies on a variety of fronts, despite the fact that I’ve personally ‘freshened’ many a brand in my … [Read more...]