Pop City: Teacher development, healthy eating app, more coming from Early Learning Environment

A year after the Early Learning Environment website debuted from the Fred Rogers Center, it is poised to grow with new activities, directions and apps. The Rogers Center and the "ELE" focus on children's media for kids through five years old, and digital media-based learning in particular. Too often in years past, notes Michael Robb, the Center's director of education and research,...

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Choosing Tech Toys for Tots: No Small Parent Feat

Digital media has infiltrated every aspect of our lives, how we communicate, shop, organize and get our news. It’s also invading the world of play as touch screen tablets, eBooks, smartphones and mobile apps are defining virtual toy chests for children as young as tots learning to walk and talk. [q_button type='transparent_button' size='medium' text='Read More' icon_pack='font_awesome' fa_icon='' fe_icon='' icon_color='' link='http://www.foxbusiness.com/personal-finance/2013/02/15/choosing-tech-toys-for-tots-no-small-parent-feat/' target='_self'...

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Appolicious Advisor Rating for “Alien Assignment” 5 of 5 bars

It would have been a surprise if a game released by the Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children's Media had been anything less than stellar. Alien Assignment lives up to the expectation. In the simple storyline the Gloop family's spaceship has a mishap with a wayward satellite and crashes. Siblings Gleep and Glop send players on a scavenger hunt...

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