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Smartphones have become many people’s favorite accessory. There’s no arguing their usefulness. We carry them on us at all times, but what about children? Do you think kids (under 12) should carry a smartphone?
There are several Linux distros for kids, and Sugar is one of them. It comes with application that encourages critical thinking and collaborative learning Check it out.
It is never easy to decide whether to allow your kids to access the Internet . At which age do you think is appropriate to expose the kids to the Internet?
If there is one thing more disturbing on the news these days, it’s the amount of trusted adults that are being arrested for sexual offenses on kids. It makes parents lose all sense of how to keep their children safe, when they don’t even know if the child’s teacher, coach, uncle, or neighbor can be […]
Parents have a lot to worry about when their kids want to start using the internet. With all the scams and creepy people out there, most parents dread the day their children ask for permission to join Facebook. While you can change privacy settings and limit who can find your children on some social sites, […]
The Internet is a scary virtual world for parents. Letting your children loose on the Internet is like sending them out on the street without a chaperone. Internet filters may protect them from stumbling upon the most offensive websites, but they do nothing to guide them to educational or kid-safe fun sites. That is up […]
Linux is really a versatile piece of software. You can use it as your daily working OS, a server that runs most of the website in the world, as a multimedia center or even as a way to promote your religion. A more creative use of Linux is to turn it into an educational piece […]
We’ve talked about Linux software for kids a few times here at MakeTechEasier, but so far we’ve never actually sat down to take a closer look at whole distributions intended for children. Many people are familiar with Edubuntu, the Ubuntu spinoff intended for school and other educational institutions, but you may not know much about […]
Many people still cling to the notion that Linux is for 30-year-old male geeks. While that may be true, there are plenty of other people of all ages, ethnicities, and genders who enjoy Linux and other free and open source software. For the most part, the operating systems a child uses are determined by the […]
Even when computers were first being introduced, engineers realized how useful they could be to teach children. There have been multiple games and even entire programming languages developed specifically for kids. Linux’s developer-friendly tendencies have made it an obvious choice as a platform to create software for children, and its security and stability leave little […]