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Christine Carlson

Christine Carlson

Software/app development US
Designer of children's eBooks and eLearning activities with KiteReaders, a publishing platform for high-quality ebooks and apps. Professionally and personally, I'm an advocate for literacy development, particularly among young children. Books are the gateway to the imagination, for children to expand their minds, dream big, and fulfill their potential.




Designer, Children's eBooks
  • B.S. from USC in Business Administration
  • B.F.A. from Academy of Art University in Web Design-New Media
Working for:
KiteReaders ( )


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What's the one website every child should look at?

I think National Geographic Kids is fantastic. High quality content that is presented so well that kids can't help but get intrigued and learn quite ...


Have a look at the amazing TED talks at: ...

What are some great fairy tales and why do you like them?

I think some of the best tales are those classic short stories that are truly timeless--and not in the "Disney-ized" versions, but closer to their ...

Which TED talks are a 'must watch' for inspiring our kids to explore their potential and follow their passion?

"If your life were a book, and you were the author, how would you like your story to go?" That's the opening of Amy Purdy's talk, which I found to be ...

Is it okay for every bedtime story to be on an iPad or should you foist paper books on tech-loving kids too to redress the balance?

I believe the study was based on the kids in that age range holding the device and reading from the device (not just having an adult read to them) ...

Is it okay for every bedtime story to be on an iPad or should you foist paper books on tech-loving kids too to redress the balance?

You bring up a good point about backlit technology, and extended viewing of electronic devices and/or TV screens aren't very conducive to sleep. But ...


I am definitely from the old school, I want to touch, smell and get lost in a traditional paper book. Having said that, anything that gets our ...


My son uses his Kindle at the end of completing his homework and he is relaxing, listening to or reading stories. Also, it affords him the privilege ...


I think regardless of whether the bedtime story comes from a 'real' book or an iPad or similar device, the value comes from the time spent reading to ...

Is it okay for every bedtime story to be on an iPad or should you foist paper books on tech-loving kids too to redress the balance?

It's a great question and interesting that there seems to be a trend in the "guilty" feeling parents can have when reading bedtime stories using a ...

What's the point of my reputation points?

Quibly's a community of parents, and while we can see your bio and who you are, members also want to know how much you do in the community. Your reputation score on Quibly is your street cred, it's what you can use to see how important someone is to your fellow parents on Quibly.

How you can build a rep on quibly?

Let's get this clear - having a Quibly reputation is a good thing. We give you points for all the amazing things you do. Questions, Answers, Upvotes, and all those other little things you all do to make Quibly awesome are all taken into account.

Careful though your score depends on how often you help other parents out, so keep an eye out for any questions you can give good answers to and don't forget to upvote anyone else's excellent answers.

So, how we assign reputation points you ask? Simple, at the end of each day, we look at your activity and do some basic math to come up with your total score. Here is how the point system works:

  • 10 pts for every question you ask (we want you to start conversations)
  • 10 pts for every new follower to your question (and we reward good questions!)
  • 10 pts for each of your answers (we want to know your opinion)
  • 20 pts for each up vote to your answer (up votes keep good quality answers on top)
  • 40 pts if the person who asked the question up votes your answer
  • 10 pts for every new follower

Got it? So let's get to it.

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