A new study from Sesame Workshop’s Joan Ganz Cooney Center reveals that under-connected internet access among low-income American families is having a far-reaching impact when it comes to education and economic opportunities.
There were more than 400 entries submitted to the upcoming Prix Jeunesse children’s TV festival – and roughly 80 will make the final cut, which means jury member David Kleeman spent last week engulfed in screenings, judging and a whole lot of cultural binge-eating.
Within an overall stagnant US video game market, interactive toy accessory (toys-to-life) sales experienced 13% growth in 2015, according to the most recent findings from market research firm The NPD Group.
A new study into this latest generation of influencers ages 12 to 24 shows a waning appetite for linear television, and a growing sense that real-life experience, not technology, is what counts.
Blogger David Kleeman notes that humor as the foundation for children’s entertainment and learning isn’t novel. But he contends there should be a new-found emphasis placed on apps like those made by Finnish studio Gigglebug, where laughter is the end, not the means.
A new study from the Joan Ganz Cooney Center is reading between the lines when it comes to children’s literacy apps, which are found to be chock full of disparities in educational value as well as roadblocks to being discovered.
Blogger David Kleeman doesn’t question that there are still ads present on YouTube Kids, but he does have doubts about the methodology and claims of the two advocacy groups that have renewed their complaints against the app.