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ABC launches ABC KIDS Listen
ABC launches ABC KIDS Listen (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The New Digital Radio Station and App for Kids The ABC is excited to announce the launch of ABC KIDS listen, a dedicated kids digital radio station and app for preschoolers and their families. ABC KIDS listen provides children ages 0-5 and ... Read More »

Playing smartphone app aids concussion recovery in teens
Playing smartphone app aids concussion recovery in teens (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

In an effort to minimise activity and allow the brain time to rest and heal, doctors advise patients who’ve suffered concussions to avoid screen time on computers, televisions, tablets and smartphones. But during a recent study, researchers actually encouraged teenagers to ... Read More »

Cosmetic procedures promoted to girls in games
Cosmetic procedures promoted to girls in games (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New developments and marketing have made an increasing range of surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures – including botox, dermal fillers, implants, and skin lightening, as well as newer techniques such as ‘fat freezing’ and ‘vampire’ treatments – big business and ... Read More »

New app a game changer for learning fractions
New app a game changer for learning fractions (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new maths game developed in WA has improved Perth primary school students’ knowledge of fractions by more than 10% over their classmates according to new research. The Abydos app was developed by Edith Cowan University and St Stephen’s School ... Read More »

Phone app toolbox a way to find support
Phone app toolbox a way to find support (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Smartphone apps can be helpful for teenagers and young adults looking for support for mental health and wellbeing. They are a way to engage with people who may be unwilling or unable to attend face-to-face therapy, and apps can also provide support in ... Read More »

Pop media and storytelling improve teens’ mental health
Pop media and storytelling improve teens’ mental health (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Research led by CQUniversity has shown the Building Resilience in Regional Schools (iCARE-R) intervention program has been successful in promoting mental health among early secondary students in regional Queensland schools. School guidance officers, youth health nurses, mental health professionals and ... Read More »

App for preschoolers, created by children
App for preschoolers, created by children (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A group of children, working with researchers from the University of Wollongong’s Early Start, have created what may be the world’s first app for children aged 3 to 5 that has been developed and designed by their peers. The children ... Read More »

Maths tips for parents
Maths tips for parents (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

With recent reports showing Australian performance in Mathematics has stagnated over the years, Dr Catherine Attard from Western Sydney University believes the new school year is a time for parents to take the extra step to help their children succeed ... Read More »

Autism app wins coveted National iAward
Autism app wins coveted National iAward (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

La Trobe University partnered with Salesforce to develop an early detection app to empower parents and caregivers to identify autism earlier and more accurately than ever before. The free app – called ASDetect – won the Project of the Year iAward in ... Read More »

Smartphone app aims to prevent burns in children
Smartphone app aims to prevent burns in children (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A collaboration between injury prevention researchers at The University of Queensland and digital health company iPug has resulted in a 21st Century approach to tackling childhood scalds. A team from the Centre for Children’s Burns and Trauma Research was looking for a way to reduce the number ... Read More »

 
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