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How Decisions Architects Made A Century Ago Affect Learning Today

Last updated: 06/21/2018

The familiar one-room schoolhouse ruled from Colonial times. But starting in the 19th century, she writes, big public schools were built in urban centers. They had facilities like

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Entertaining the Kids Over Summer – Kids Email Blog

Last updated: 06/21/2018

The few weeks that the children are off over Summer is daunting for every parent. However, there really are things you can do with them that aren’t too costly and still fun for a

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How to Create a School Culture Where Teachers Lead Innovation - EdSurge News

Last updated: 06/21/2018

Teachers have awesome ideas but it can be challenging for school systems to surface them and turn them into reality. In my previous column, I looked at two school systems that cre

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Some of The Best Science Apps for Young Learners

Last updated: 06/20/2018

Here is an updated version of our popular list of educational science apps for young learners. Some of the things kids get to learn from these apps include: the functions of human

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Reimagining Higher Education in the Changing World – Office of Ed Tech – Medium

Last updated: 06/20/2018

What were you doing in 2005? There was no iPhone or iPad, so you weren’t scrolling through this blog because your feed caught it. Facebook was not open to the public, so you were

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Finding the Right Team Sport for Your Child

Last updated: 06/19/2018

Soccer What kids can gain: Balance. Foot dexterity is a must to juggle the ball while finding teammates to pass to or a goal to shoot at. And the constant running is a big boon to

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A Dozen Great After-School Activities

Last updated: 06/19/2018

Even after the school bell rings, the day still holds many opportunities for learning. Planned after-school activities are a great way to engage kids and keep their brains working

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Finding the Right Team Sport for Your Child

Last updated: 06/18/2018

Soccer What kids can gain: Balance. Foot dexterity is a must to juggle the ball while finding teammates to pass to or a goal to shoot at. And the constant running is a big boon to

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Do Artists Have Unique Brains?

Last updated: 06/17/2018

“The artist group had significantly more grey matter in an area of the brain.” A BBC news story reports on research that concludes “Artists have structurally different brains

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30 of the Best Level 1 Books for Early Readers

Last updated: 06/16/2018

Growing readers want to read the best level 1 books — books with great stories and information that will keep them excited about reading. That’s why we’ve put together a mast

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