10 free Spanish apps and games for children and parents

Both apps also include more than 100 stickers in a “free play” area on the app. And the ideas on both are updated regularly to provide you with new ways to get engaged and keep your kids busy learning. Daniel Tiger for Parents is a parent’s …

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Tips and apps to design meaningful educational experiences

(5 days ago) Apps have become increasingly important for classroom education. Apps are now situated in every aspect of our lives, and educational apps comprise a large percentage of this market, according to an article in the Fibreculture Journal. The proliferation of educational apps

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Classical Arizona PBS App Arizona PBS

(7 days ago) The free mobile app, Classical Arizona PBS, provides an innovative way to stay in touch with the classical music scene and enjoy an abundance of premier classical recordings anytime. The app features: A curated list of Arizona’s upcoming live classical music performances, including links to venues, performers’ websites and ticketing Streaming access to state-of-the-art recorded […]

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6 tips to help educators start their online classes

(8 days ago) What do these apps do? Kindergarten teacher Julia Cole got the hang of what these apps do as soon as she started her video conferencing account and jumped into her first meeting. “Oh, it’s like FaceTime where I can see everybody!” she said. Your students …

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A quick guide to PBS KIDS online resources Arizona PBS

(9 days ago) On mobile devices, access this content via the free PBS KIDS Video and PBS KIDS Games apps. Plus, the Super Vision app offers parents a real-time connection to their child’s activity on Use it to check out what activities your child is viewing and what topics they’re learning about. (Currently available for Apple devices only.)

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Free webinars and tools for early learning educators

(9 days ago) Arizona PBS 555 N. Central Ave. Suite 500 Phoenix, AZ 85004-1252. Phone: 602-496-8888. Need help accessing? Contact [email protected]. Donate. About

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Nonprofit, 5 Arizona companies give back to first responders

(7 days ago) The Bulletproof and Fireproof apps for sworn and unsworn officers, professional staff and family members are now available, free of charge, on any iPhone or Android device. The apps provide comprehensive information, resources and referrals to help users with their mental health, physical goals, relationships and long-term financial stability

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Arizona PBS Invites Families to Join a PBS KIDS Summer

(Just Now) PBS KIDS also offers mobile apps to help support young children’s learning. The PBS KIDS Video App is available on a variety of mobile devices and on platforms such as Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV and Chromecast.

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8 ways to teach kids to manage money as coronavirus keeps

(8 days ago) The online tool, for children 5 to 15, is among several apps that teach children about finances, including Chore Check, Homey, Rooster Money and Greenlight. Murset said BusyKid was launched in 2011 with input from psychologists, psychiatrists and data on parent’s interactions with their children and money.

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Arizona users shrug at U.S. ban on TikTok, WeChat as

(1 days ago) Arizona users of the popular apps TikTok and WeChat brushed off federal government threats Friday to prohibit the platforms, and downplayed concerns that the two products are being used as a tool for Chinese spying.

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Snapchat, Instagram transform how teens bully each other

(6 days ago) He said similar apps exist, including Bark, which monitors Snapchat, Instagram and as many as 22 other platforms, and can even sort through mobile internet searches and texts. It’s $9 a month for a family subscription and free for schools. Bark was created in response to school shootings, 16 of which it helped prevent, according to its

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TikTok politics: Video-sharing app users move from hobby

(1 days ago) TikTok users are finding the video-sharing platform is more than just a medium for frivolous clips. It can also be an effective way to share campaign messages of politicians - all without the interference of political ads or the politicians themselves.

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AZ Technology & Innovation: High School App Developer

(5 days ago) apps can do basically anything you want for whatever reason. so a calculator, a gps is an application. basically anything. ted simons: so how do you develop one of these things? perry waxman: if you're going to develop for apple you have to use their arbitrary development tools. so you register it through their developer network, and you get

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Mediactive: Balm for ‘an age of information overload

(7 days ago) Just as apps like Pandora or Spotify track which songs you request and which ones you skip in order to recommend songs you’re likely to enjoy, adaptive learning technology used in education attempts to determine what you already know in order to help you focus on topics and ideas that may be new.

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Report: DACA applications, renewals still growing after

(4 days ago) Even as some DACA numbers are up, the report said barriers remain, including lack of outreach, bureaucracy and the relatively high cost of the application.

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Digitized health records, safety apps could be game

(9 days ago) Its clients include Clemson University, the USA Hockey National Team, the University of Southern California and close to a dozen state high school athletic associations. Its work supplements the shift to telehealth and data-gathering smartphone apps afoot in the health care industry.

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Arizona PBS Passport FAQs Arizona PBS

(4 days ago) Learn more about the apps. How can I activate my PBS Passport account? When you make a contribution to Arizona PBS, you’ll receive an email with a link to activate your Passport benefit. Just click that link and sign in or create a login. You only have to activate Passport once. From then on, you can use your login on any device.

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Government funds bring high-speed internet to rural areas

(Just Now) Teachers at Congress Elementary use apps and computer programs that let students learn at their own pace. “If this student really needs practice on their short vowel sounds, whereas this student is excelling and they can do long vowels, I can do individualized learning and I can send those to their tablets,” Hunt said.

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Education resources while schools are closed Arizona PBS

(1 days ago) PBS KIDS apps The PBS KIDS Video app is available on mobile, tablet and connected TV devices and offers on-demand educational videos, and a livestream of Arizona PBS KIDS channel. No subscription required.

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USCIS balks on taking new DACA applications, despite court

(6 days ago) The federal government is not accepting new applications for protection under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, despite a federal court order that it resume doing so, but is instead "reviewing the court decision" before moving forward.

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Cyberbully solutions: Target transforms into activist, ASU

(8 days ago) “These apps will engage parents and teenagers,” said Silva, who works in the university’s school of mathematical and natural sciences. They can “learn together about identifying instances of cyberbullying and other types of cyber harassment in these networks.”

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Want a chef to prepare dinner at your house

(2 days ago) The Smart City Hack winnowed the finalists from 30 proposals for apps, software or other tech tools that could potentially solve issues around transportation, health, sustainability and education in urban areas, according to the city of Phoenix website.

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Activities at home: Make a breathing wand to practice

(Just Now) Mindfulness Apps: Educational mindfulness apps for little ones can help you and your child continue the conversation as well. Here are some we recommend: DreamyKid; Headspace for Kids; Vanessa Suzette McClaney is a certified yoga instructor and wellness educator. Her professional experiences with early childhood development, coupled with her

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Resources for parents and caregivers Arizona PBS

(3 days ago) Ways to Play: Explore fun and educational activities for the whole family, including crafts and experiments, games and educational apps, recipes, coloring pages, and more. Family Night: Gather the gang for Family Night, weekly family viewing events featuring movie specials or themed programming. Watch, play and learn with every Friday from 7 to

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Scottsdale app eases finding baby sitter Cronkite News

(8 days ago) Such apps are efficient and convenient but often don’t include detailed security measures for users, putting responsibility on consumers rather than relying on industry or government oversight. Finding child care. ZipSit in Scottsdale is a perfect example, Bowman said,

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Groups grapple for young Arizona voters in new ways

(7 days ago) But on Fridays, NextGen also reaches out on dating apps, Johnston said, adding that many volunteers choose to continue doing so after their designated shifts. Johnston said about 20 NextGen volunteers and staffers send out continuous notifications to fellow local Millennial and …

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Scottsdale bike-share sees growth, but misplaced bikes

(8 days ago) Arizona State University student Zach Weinberger regularly uses bike-share apps. “When I’m done riding these bikes, I’m not mindful at all of where I put the bike,” Weinberger said. “I just leave it on the street.” Hultquist, whose duties include finding misplaced or damaged bikes, said he found bikes in the water on a couple occasions.

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Arizona PBS Wins Greater Phoenix Chamber IMPACT Award

(Just Now) Arizona PBS, which celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, has grown exponentially over the years into one of the nation’s leading public media organizations, with four broadcast channels, a radio station and a growing array of digital platforms that includes a website, apps

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COVID-19 is creating communication barriers for the deaf

(9 days ago) Even so, some in the deaf community have turned to video conferencing apps for social events. “It can be hard for friends to get together,” Moriarty said, “but we had Zoom get-togethers. We had a few happy hours, had some drinks.

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School leaders say move to distance learning highlights

(3 days ago) Aguilar-Lawlor said her district is moving to get each family a laptop or other device, with two or three devices for larger families. Preschoolers got less-expensive tablets and iPads to use for interactive learning apps, since many parents do not have the time to teach.

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Phoenix man's nightmare inspires Bloodhound, an app to

(7 days ago) Local apps compete in Phoenix competition. The Phoenix Smart City App Hack, co-hosted by the city of Phoenix and the Institute for Digital Progress, promotes development of civic-focused mobile or web-based apps. Here are the five local finalists seeking to head to the international championships in Barcelona, Spain, this fall.

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Millennials transition into housing market as rents become

(6 days ago) Sixty-five percent of millennials ages 21 to 34 looked at real estate websites and apps in August, according to a recent report from The push comes at a time when it’s more expensive than ever to rent, according to Zillow Real Estate Research.

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Population increase causing issues on Phoenix trails

(8 days ago) Some bikers rely on popular cycling apps that use the Global Positioning System (GPS) to record distance and speed to track their routes. Many of the applications are paired with a social media platform so users can post their rides for others to see. It creates competition to post the fastest time up an incline or over a route.

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Parking app wins Phoenix’s first 'App Hack' competition

(5 days ago) Officials announced the winner at an event Thursday night. It was the first city-sponsored competition that identifies budding apps designed to positively impact the community. “We wanted to participate in the Phoenix technology ecosystem,” ParkX co-founder Austin Weiss said.

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The magic of the new sharing economy Cronkite News

(6 days ago) (Apps to fill up your car are available in certain areas of the country.) “I would love it if someone could figure out a way to get me cash on demand,” Contreras says in a statement. “I never go to the bank unless I need to stop at an ATM, and not every salesman accepts Apple Pay, so this is an on-demand service that I would love to have

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Arizona attempts unprecedented mass vaccination as COVID

(9 days ago) Arizona health officials have opened a 24-hour drive-thru vaccination site at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, as part of efforts to get the COVID-19 shot to more people more quickly.

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Award-winning journalist Stephanie Sy named anchor of

(Just Now) Delivered through member stations, PBS KIDS offers high-quality educational content on TV – including a 24/7 channel, online at, via an array of mobile apps

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New Learning Media Arizona PBS

(5 days ago) Teachers and students in Arizona have immediate access for their lesson and homework to more than 14,000 research-based instructional resources – including videos, interactives, images, audio files, mobile apps, lesson plans, and worksheets.

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Pac-12 opts for conference-only games, ASU won’t release

(4 days ago) The Pac-12 is expected to announce a conference-only schedule. Meanwhile, Arizona State opts not to release COVID-19 test results.

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The other pandemic: Loneliness

(2 days ago) Subscriptions to Zoom and other video chat applications are spiking, and such smartphone apps as House Party bring a game night into the online world. And some young people are rediscovering traditional methods of connectedness. Xavier Valdez, a senior at Hamilton High School in Chandler, said he has been connecting with his friends on the

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Sexually transmitted diseases up 19% in Arizona Cronkite

(8 days ago) A state public-health spokeswoman said improvements in treatment, screening and even dating apps may contribute to an increase of reported cases in …

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‘Othered’: Coronavirus fears spur bias against Asian

(5 days ago) Salvoro said Facebook, Twitter and other social media apps allow a public conversation that often veers toward misinformation and so-called jokes that can be harmful, spreading fear and discrimination faster than the virus. “I’ve seen friends commenting on Facebook and they think it’s funny, but there is a chain started in it,” said

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Tempe Economic Development Programs Arizona PBS

(Just Now) Tempe Mayor Mark Mitchell recently announced the formation of two economic development programs designed to grow Tempe's workforce, add businesses and help entrepreneurs succeed. Vault, a workforce and business accelerator, will be launched in early 2016, along with in TEMPE, which will offer people interested in starting or growing a business tools to help them get …

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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey cites education, public safety

(6 days ago) The governor said that as someone who needs to stay up-to-date on current events, he most values “some of the news apps,” and that “if you construct Twitter the right way,” it’s a good way to keep up with the news.

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Former NPR ‘Morning Edition’ executive producer named

(4 days ago) Our content is available free through four broadcast channels, at, on our mobile apps, and via connected TV services. And we provide the community with early education resources and cultural and educational experiences through partnerships, events and grassroots outreach. PBS SoCal has offices in Century City, Costa Mesa, and Los

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Women who travel spend billions but still do all the work

(8 days ago) She researches Airbnb for places to stay and explores local cuisine on different apps. She also makes sure everyone has their visas and passports. Generations seek different experiences. Each generation of women has a different travel profile.

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