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July 19, 2013

Dr. Kate Roberts: What parents should know about the kids, technology and education apps

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Khan Academy — For age 12 and up, this is a free educational app that supplements the Khan Academy website and The Khan Academy for children. Kids (and adults) pick tutorials of interest from the large library of nearly 3,000 educational videos on various subjects like math, science and business.

Educreations Interactive Whiteboard — This is an app designed mainly for teachers to present lessons, but kids 13 and up can also use it to create presentations or to study. Teens and adults can create slide show-style lessons or presentations using typed or handwritten text, photos or graphics and voice recordings.

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Dr. Kate Roberts is a psychologist and parent coach on the North Shore. Questions can be directed to www.drkateroberts.com www.twitter.com/DrKateParenting, www.facebook.com/Dr.KateRoberts or www.pinterest.com/DrKateParenting.

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