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2014-05-11 23:00:11

Report highlights how the nature of reading is changing; addresses a critical need for more research to understand new media platforms' impact on reading. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Common Sense Media today announced the release of "Children, Teens, and Reading," a research brief that offers a unique, big-picture perspective on children's reading habits in the United States and how they may have changed during the technological revolution of recent decades....

2014-03-20 23:33:49

Event in San Francisco will recognize app, game, and website developers who are creating high-quality educational content for home and school San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Tonight Common Sense Media will host the second annual ON for Learning Awards from 6 to 8 p.m. at the San Francisco Cartoon Art Museum. Developers, educators, teachers, and investors will be on hand to recognize the apps, games, and websites that were rated best for learning by Common Sense Media in 2013....

2014-03-13 08:32:25

Skydog(TM) Home Networking Solution Leverages the Cloud to Transform the Home Internet Experience PALO ALTO, Calif. and SAN FRANCISCO, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerCloud® Systems, makers of Skydog(TM), a home networking solution designed for families, today announced another milestone in its partnership with Common Sense Media, the largest non-partisan, not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping kids thrive in a world filled with media and technology. PowerCloud has...

2014-02-26 23:00:14

Interactive, multimedia iBooks Textbooks include student workbooks and teacher editions for grade bands K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Common Sense Media, the national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping families and educators harness the power of technology responsibly, today released its K-12 Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum as a set of 8 free interactive, multimedia iBooks Textbooks, available on iBooks. These iBooks Textbooks...

2014-02-23 23:00:11

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Headline a Diverse Group of Educators, Industry Leaders, and Policymakers at the Pew Center San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Common Sense Media, in partnership with The Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands, will convene a half-day School Privacy Zone summit on Monday, February 24, 2014, to discuss effective ways to safeguard student privacy in schools that use education technology for teaching and learning. The summit will take place at the...

2014-01-28 23:00:49

Report Highlights Need for Research to Measure Breadth and Impact of New Modes of Advertising San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Common Sense Media today announced the release of "Advertising to Children and Teens: Current Practices," a research brief that examines new methods and techniques being used to market to young people; highlights areas where research is scarce, incomplete, or outdated; and offers recommendations for new areas of study. In the past, advertising...

2014-01-21 23:00:14

Americans Overwhelmingly Support Reforms to Protect Students, Including Increased Transparency, Tighter Security Standards, and More Restrictions on Companies and Cloud Services San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Common Sense Media, the leading national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping families and educators thrive in the digital world, has released the results of a national survey showing American adults are concerned about how students' personal data may be used...

2014-01-14 23:00:08

App for educators teaches online citizenship and tests students' readiness to learn and play in a digital world. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Common Sense Media, the national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping families and educators harness the power of technology responsibly, today released Digital Passport for iOS and Android. The app is an expansion of the awarding-winning, Web-based game. Now, it's even easier for teachers and students in grades three...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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