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5 tips for grandparents to engage with tech-savvy kids




Thaddeus Phillips, Regional Coordinator for Common Sense Media Los Angeles, helping some attendees at the Center for Early Education's tech-training for grandparents on April 10, 2014.
Thaddeus Phillips, Regional Coordinator for Common Sense Media Los Angeles, helping some attendees at the Center for Early Education's tech-training for grandparents on April 10, 2014.
Brooks Heintzelman / Center for Early Education
Thaddeus Phillips, Regional Coordinator for Common Sense Media Los Angeles, helping some attendees at the Center for Early Education's tech-training for grandparents on April 10, 2014.
Don Fitz-Roy, Technology Integration Coordinator at Westside Neighborhood School, walks one group of grandparents through app technology for children.
Brooks Heintzelman / Center for Early Education
Thaddeus Phillips, Regional Coordinator for Common Sense Media Los Angeles, helping some attendees at the Center for Early Education's tech-training for grandparents on April 10, 2014.
Les Frost, a member of Common Sense Media's Board of Advisors, and Marilyn Frost hunch over their iPad as they learn tips to keep up with their grandchildren at the recent "Bring Your Own Device" training in Hollywood.
Brooks Heintzelman / Center for Early Education


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If you're a grandparent, you probably grew up playing Pick up Sticks or hide-and-go-seek. But when your grandkids come to visit, their noses are stuck in an iPad or other device.

KPCC's Deepa Fernandes met a handful of grandparents grappling with the new meaning of fun.