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Digital Citizenship: Parent Tech Tips

Beyond grades and test scores, help your kid hang onto their natural curiosity and wonder. By Christine Elgersma
Today, there's no shortage of apps, websites, and games that claim to be educational. But what's really best for learning? Here are some tips that will help you look beyond the labels to get the most out of digital media.

Reading is one of the greatest activities that anyone can do -- it engages your imagination, it can help you learn, and it can help entertain you as well. We've gathered some of the best apps, games, and websites for building your kids' reading skills. Together, these resources cover reading skills from letter recognition, phonics, and sight words to vocabulary building and comprehension. So whether you're on the go or on the couch, start here and make learning to read fun and engaging. For even more tips to encourage a love of reading and get your kids hooked on books, be sure to check out our Essential Books Guide and Reading topic center.

Instead of only watching and playing, encourage kids to make, code, and craft their own content. By Christine Elgersma 
New Strategies to Get Kids to Create Media, Not Just Consume It