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Programming with Papa: Episode 1

Episode 1 Or How to Teach Programming to a 3rd Grader This weekend, Oscar and I started a new series of little lessons we call “Programming with Papa”, where Oscar is learning how to write code that makes things happen on the iPad. I’ve been thinking about this for a while, and it seemed like a good time for it – he’s interested in a lot more games and how he would like to change … Read more »

Kidoodle Labs: The Future of Kids and Screens…

As I slowly return to development (after focusing for months on our client work), I couldn’t help thinking about how we use technology today as in the workplace vs. how we use it in learning. For kids in school, screens are still a destination. For adults, however, we tend to integrate technology as tools throughout our day. I could totally see learning and play for kids working this way in the near future. Kids would … Read more »

Back to School Apps: Don’t Forget About Creativity!

As the kids are settling back into school, there have been plenty of back-to-school articles listing really cool iPad apps that provide a great way for kids to learn reading, writing, math, and also science and geography. It’s exciting to see the plethora of awesome educational apps out there. These apps have really evolved in visual quality and overall child experience! One area where I think these lists have been lacking, however, is finding apps … Read more »

Reviews for Pirate Scribblebeard’s Treasure are in…

Ahoy everyone! What a week it’s been! Pirate Scribblebeard has made it through its first week in the app store and reviews have been rolling in – with more coming next week. We are proud to say that kids and parents are really loving our drawing app! We couldn’t be more excited and thankful to our faithful supporters and deckhands! It’s a surreal feeling to read the feedback from these reviewers – essentially strangers – … Read more »

Pirate Scribblebeard’s Treasure: Live in the App Store!

Ahoy everyone! Today is an exciting day for us: Pirate Scribblebeard’s Treasure is live and selling in the Apple App Store! It has been an amazing journey and it’s just the beginning! There are reviews coming, new updates with fun new pages to draw on, and a version for Android tablets and the NOOKcolor are in production as we speak! Read more »