"If it seems like your kids are constantly plugged in, tapping away on their iPhones, obsessively gaming and SnapChatting way more than they're actually ... chat-chatting -- well, that's because they are. It's estimated that children ages 8 to 18 spend an average of seven hours a day behind screens; teens send an average of 3,417 text messages each month; and 97 percent of adolescents have at least one electronic device in their bedrooms."
Connected Classrooms is a program from the G+ Education
team to provide teachers with the resources to connect their
students with experiential learning opportunities, like virtual
field trips, on Google+. With internet access, webcams and
inquisitive minds, the possibilities are endless.
"GamePress is a game creation app that allows anyone to make the games of their imaginations with no programming or graphic design. Whether you have a story to tell, a topic to teach, or just want to play a game, GamePress allows you to create, share, and play right on your iPad. GamePress is fun, creative, and entertaining.
GamePress is great for beginners.
If you’re new to making games, our interactive guide will help you make your first game in minutes!
GamePress includes all the necessary tools to create the games of your imagination."