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Episode 47 – 2.18.2011

Let Your Little Ones Tell a Story with Little Bird Tales!

  • Little Bird Tales is a truly an innovative way to capture your child’s voice and imagination that you can share.
  • Users get the chance to walk through the steps of creating a story. They can upload images, draw their own or even record videos from the computer’s webcam. The stories can even be written with text or narrated with a microphone.
  • This site is a perfect tool to have younger students use to create fictional stories to share. They can even use real images of their family, friends or pets to tell real stories about the things that are most important in their lives.
  • The site is free of advertising, merchandising and links to other sites.

President Obama’s Education Meeting with Tech Titans

  • Education initiatives for a better workforce.
  • Representatives from Google, Apple, Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo!, NetFlix, Oracle, Standford University, and Intel attended the meeting.

Virtual Worlds for Kids

  • BarbieGirls
  • Beast Quest
  • Build-A-Bearville
  • Chobots

Everloop – a Social Site for Tweens

  • A new social site for tweens (kids ages 8 to 13) launched last Tuesday as a Facebook alternative
  • Requires verified parental permission to join and adults can only sign up with parent memberships

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