Times have changed since I was a little girl with my lanky legs crammed in the back of my parents' cream VW Bug, defogging the window with the sleeve of my Christmas dress to see a pretty string of lights here and ...

Let's Play Mech Mice with a 7-year-old!

Motherboards and Daughtercards: Build a Computer With Your Kid

So when our ancient PC stopped working this winter, I knew that I wasn't going to build another computer. She was.

Screensters by Toddy Gear: Fun for Kids

The Screenster's slim, simple design, the numerous caricatures to choose from, and convenient top loop for hanging it on a bag makes this a fun accessory for kids' tablets: iPads, Kindles, Kobos, Nooks, or Galaxy ...

You may have heard about this dad who recently punished his daughter through a video on YouTube. Through writers on GeekMom and various social media venues where the event has been shared, I have seen every opinion ...

For my Muse of Nerds this month, I’ll formally introduce you to someone I have talked about in the past: Dr. Michele McColgan of Siena College. I met her through our homeschooling group (she has two ...

There is a sense of complete wonder at the insides of a computer, and it’s something I find both worrying and surprising. I am of the first generation for whom computers have been standard items in our homes for ...

Many people (especially teachers) are aware of the multiple intelligence theory developed by Howard Gardner: there are eight basic ways people learn, and a ninth is subject to debate. Verbal/Linguistic ...