International Scratch Day: Saturday, May 17!

Do your kids Scratch? Nope, this isn't a medical question. Scratch is a free programming language developed for kids.

Professors Win $100,000 Lemelson-MIT Award for Global Innovation, Give It All Away

Rice University Professors Rebecca Richards-Kortum and Maria Oden recently received the $100,000 Lemelson-MIT Award for Global Innovations and then promptly gave it all away.

Playing in the Sandbox With Dale Dougherty

Last week I attended Sandbox Summit, a conference at MIT that gathers great thinkers in children's media. This year's theme was was about nurturing kids' imagination in the digital age, which stood in sharp contrast ...