Toca Robot Lab is another “digital toy” in the Toca Boca library. Users are tasked with creating robots by selecting legs, a body, each arm, and a head and then field testing their newly constructed design.
In Toca House, users meet a home full of unique characters, each with their own chore or task that needs accomplishing around the house.
Toca Kitchen is an app for Apple devices that offers a fun way for children to “play kitchen” on-the-go.
Welcome to Learningworks for Kids Game Vocabulary for Parents! In this series, we are highlighting some key gamer vocabulary for busy parents and defining the key executive functions that can […]
It is 3:00 and you are getting ready to go to the grocery store. You go to tell your child to get their shoes on and find them trying out […]
Creating narratives is one of the best ways for your child to practice a variety of executive functioning skills. Crafting a story from beginning to end requires organization, planning, focus, […]
LearningWorks Live Instructor TrainingModule 3What Are Executive Functions? Executive functions are brain-based cognitive skills that facilitate critical thinking and self-regulation. Executive functions call upon the prefrontal cortex of our brains [...]
I have written before about how gamers identify themselves. Not being a gamer myself (I am too old and get nauseous playing first-person shooters), I interviewed many of my patients […]
Social emotional learning skills (SEL) are increasingly recognized as crucial in a society where cooperation, compassion, and community are valued. Our children will need to be able to be attuned […]
Can playing video games and using technologies produce a sense of well-being and meaningful satisfaction for kids?
21st-Century technology has the potential to enrich the quality of people’s lives, not […]