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The School Teacher who Helped Charles Schulz See the Light

Mashable has a touching story of the correspondence between Charles Schulz, author of the Peanut comic strip, and LA Schoolteacher Harriet Glickman. Glickman was upset that Peanuts, Schulz’s comic strip wasn’t integrated.  54 more words

Kindergarten Classroom

Happy Thanksgiving - Happy Listening

Happy Thanksgiving!
If you’re celebrating Thanksgiving today, I hope you have a great day with friends and family. One of the Thanksgiving traditions that I have is listening to Alice’s Restaurant. 42 more words

Kindergarten Classroom

Ovi Barcelo: 10 Things We Need to Know About Apps in the Classroom

by Ovi Barcelo
Expert Educator Columnist, Spain

Nowadays it is very difficult to look to the past for longer than 4 or 5 years.

We think that Whatsapp, for example, has been around forever when in fact the app is only 5 years old. 655 more words

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Meenakshi Uberoi: The Wonderful World of Windows in the Classroom!

by Meenakshi Uberoi
Expert Educator Columnist, India

Windows in the classroom is full of options to make teaching learning processes more effective and meaningful for the students.   556 more words

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Hello World! More kids blogging about the Remarkability Room!

When we first walked into the room there was a set of rules that we had to follow. We could bring do or create anything that wasn’t against our school rules, at first we were very confused what we had to do in the Remarkability Room. 306 more words

Creativity

Beware: Digital Natives can often mislead us in making incorrect assumptions

In his article for On the Horizon back in 2001, Marc Prensky coined the terms digital native and digital immigrant. Prensky refers to our students as Digital Natives – “all “native speakers” of the digital language of computers, video games and the Internet.” Digital immigrants, on the other hand, are referred to as “those of us who were not born into the digital world but have, at some later point in our lives, become fascinated by and adopted many or most aspects of the new technology.” 310 more words

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