Minecraft EDU

Kids love Minecraft!  My kids love Minecraft! Microsoft has now come up with an educational version of Minecraft just for schools to link learning to the game kids love. Minecraft: Education Edition is available for purchase by schools, libraries, museums, and...

Alexa in our House?

Personally I love Alexa – I ask her what the forecast is, what temperature it is, to set the temperature in rooms, and to turn off and on lights! It works great for lights that are in the corners of the room behind the chairs and impossible to reach.  The Alexa...
Cozmo the robot!

Cozmo the robot!

The robot Cozmo showed up for Christmas at our house!  Cozmo is set up to learn as you play with him.  I did find that I have to hook my phone to the Cozmo wireless network each time we want to play with Cozmo – which is not the easiest and not really something...

YouTube Stimming

Stimming is: Self-stimulatory behaviour – or stimming – is repetitive or unusual body movement or noises.  My son stims though as he gets older I’ve noticed the type of stimming has changed.  He would pace and pace, making the whole floor shake when in the house doing...
Labels for Kids and Too much Tech?

Labels for Kids and Too much Tech?

My son has a label and he also gets that look from some moms when they find out how many hours he spends in front of a device…..  What’s funny is that they don’t also know how much time he spends running through the house.  Given a fitbit (or other...