Our 6 Year Old Reporter goes Hands-on With the NAO Robot

Way back at ISTE, earlier this month, we had a chance to check out a ton of great educational products. During our trip to Atlanta for the conference, we brought along our 6 year old special correspondent Tatum. Tatum had a blast, and she helped us find the best stuff there. One of her favorite [...]

GripCase Applies The Toms Buy One Give One Model To iPad Cases

We love to call it slacktivism but companies like Tom's shoes have made it so easy to give back just by purchasing their product. Now we've learned that Gripcase, the company that makes the iPad case our 6 year old ISTE correspondent loved, has applied the same model to their line of iPad cases for [...]

6 Year Old Talks Tales2Go And SpongeBob With William Weil

The Techfaster team got sidetracked on Monday morning at the International Society For Technology In Education (ISTE) conference in Atlanta Georgia. Our six year old special event corespondent Tatum F, had found the Tale2Go booth. Tales2Go is a Netflix like service that streams a giant catalog of kids audio books to whatever device kids have [...]

After Throwing Lots of iPads 6 Year Old Gives Gripcase Her Seal Of Approval [ISTE 2014]

Gripcase iPad Case For Kids The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference was a lot of fun for our six year old correspondent Tatum F. As we were pulling out of Atlanta we asked what her favorite part of the conference was and she said robots and throwing iPads. The conference featured over [...]

6 Year Old Checks Out The Open Source Play Surface Multi-Touch Display Table [ISTE 2014]

  Open Source Smart Table As an alternative to expensive multi-touch display surfaces, a group of hobbyist engineers decided to try to build their own and in doing so, open source the hardware and the software. What came together was a community created project called the Play Surface at playsurface.org. Of course there are multiple [...]

Is That iPad Case Really Tough Enough For A Six Year Old [ISTE 2014][Video]

Big Grips iPad Case Test There are plenty of iPad case manufacturers out there that claim their cases are made for kids. Some have done exhaustive testing and deemed that yes they could be put to the test, and some have been implemented in classrooms and lived up to their claim. Our six year old [...]

Drawp Is Perfect For Students, Even Better For Teachers [ISTE][Video]

Drawp Art Collaboration App Drawp is an amazing new art app for kids. Drawp features drawing, coloring and painting creativity tools on an art engine that’s built for more professional applications. This means that kids can get even more creative than normal on an iPad. More and more kids are using iPads in and out of [...]

6 Year Old Learns Programming In Less Than 10 Minutes With Bee-Bot at ISTE 2014

  There are a lot of companies out there making a name for themselves by saying that they are teaching kids how to program in a very short time. At ISTE 2014 we actually saw it happen when Terrapin Software taught our six year old special correspondent, Tatum, the fundamentals of programming in under ten [...]

Six Year Old Joins Coverage Team For ISTE 2014

Six Year Old Covers ISTE You don't get much more blunt then the opinion of a six year old. That's why 6 year old Tatum F is helping with our coverage of the International Society For Technology in Education (ISTE) conference coverage. With hundreds of products on hand in the ISTE exhibition hall, specifically geared [...]