Companies are responding to the demand for new technology resources for kids, including new devices, games, and web browsers. There’s also a lot of talk about how to make it easier for kids and teachers to access technology at school and home — see the latest news below.
The toy industry is growing in 2021, especially with video games and electronic toys. Find out what toys are most in demand this year so far.
This brand-new feature with Microsoft’s web browser allows kids to access a list of about 70 pre-approved safe websites. Parents can choose between two different age groups and kids get to choose from different colorful themes with popular characters.
Contact tracing is important in the fight against COVID and one school district in Oregon is utilizing technology to make it easier. Find out how these special lanyards work and the difference they’ve made for students and teachers.
After seeing that her classmates in her AP Computer Science class were mostly boys, this high school sophomore decided to write a gender neutral book to introduce kids to coding in Python. See what she has planned now that her book is published.
The Microsoft Certified Professional Exam is designed for IT professionals to certify their technical expertise, but this remarkable 4-year-old recently passed the exam with flying colors.
When schools went virtual at the start of the pandemic, not every student had access to a device and internet service at home. See what different states did to help their students and how districts are continuing to try to bridge the technology gap between school and home.
Amazon’s popular devices are getting an upgrade, with lighter and thinner designs and longer battery life. The company also introduced a new tablet for kids, the Fire Kids Pro, which is aimed at older kids and includes a digital store and popular apps like Disney+, Zoom, and Minecraft, which can all be controlled and restricted by parents.
Nintendo is jumping into the world of coding for kids with their new game for the Switch. Players go through different lessons that teach fundamentals of coding while building games. Find out what you can do once you get through all the tutorials.