Educational Apps & Website Reviews

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App makes cooking with kids fun and easy January 2016

App makes cooking with kids fun and easy

SideChef is an award-winning app that offers interactive, step-by-step directions using video, photos and text

New app makes learning French fun January 2016

New app makes learning French fun

Francomobile was created with kids 7 to 12 in mind and has 40 videos spread across eight modules based on various themes

Video game about potato growing aims to harvest change December 2015

Video game about potato growing aims to harvest change

I Love Potatoes, a new adventure game backed by the National Film Board of Canada, is trying to teach kids ages 9 to 12 about social innovation and a sustainable environment in a fun and quirky way.

Card game highlights role of women in science October 2015

Card game highlights role of women in science

Luana games was created by a Laval husband and wife who wanted to bring more visibility to women scientists who never gained due recognition

Quebec government website helps parents choose books May 2015

Quebec government website helps parents choose books

The Quebec Reading Connection is a helpful and informative resource dedicated to English-language children's books

App pinpoints activities for kids with disabilities May 2015

App pinpoints activities for kids with disabilities

The Jooay app helps parents find classes such as music, art, and cooking for kids with disabilities as well as summer camps

A common sense website every parent should bookmark March 2015

A common sense website every parent should bookmark

Common Sense Media is an American non-profit organization with the largest number of age-based ratings and reviews of books, movies, apps, websites and computer games

Minecraft has taken over my son’s life January 2015

Minecraft has taken over my son’s life

The Minecraft video game, and watching online videos of others playing it, has become a real hit with kids

7 apps to help teach kids (and parents) about health November 2014

7 apps to help teach kids (and parents) about health

Fun, child-friendly apps that help teach kids about health.

Ethical Hacker preaches online safety November 2014

Ethical Hacker preaches online safety

Montreal Ethical Hacker, Terry Cutler, provides an online course for parents to help keep their kids safe while online.

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