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The Importance of Play

A recent World Economic Forum article (http://buff.ly/2pc1wn1) by Christopher Brown, Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction in Early Childhood Education at the University of Texas at Austin, questioned whether there is enough play time in pre-school and kindergarten? 111 more words

PensmithSTEM

3D multimedia storytelling with Story Spheres

I’ve been head over heels for virtual and augmented reality for the last year or so.

There just seems like there is so many different ways to use VR to connect students with content. 662 more words

Wiebe

Breakout EDU

Ever since doing a Breakout Room in Miami on vacation, I loved the idea. Three friends and I (all with graduate degrees) did not make it out of the “ 321 more words

Digital Teaching Resources

Third Grade Students Destined for the New York Times Bestseller List

Hundreds of Change for Kids students this year had the opportunity this school year to participate in Story Pirates workshops where they let their imaginations run wild. 499 more words

Change For Kids

What Are 21st Century Teaching Skills?

We always hear about 21st century skills. I mean– always. But do we know what they actually are? Well, I’m glad you asked. I took the liberty of doing some research of this subject matter and compiled my findings into this article for you. 253 more words

Teacher

Collaboration is an Essential Skill for Students - Embrace its Challenges

When I am asked “What is the most important skill for students to learn these days” I always answer “The ability to effectively collaborate.” This answer often surprises people; as an ed tech director, they assume I am going to talk about programming… 345 more words

Education

Differentiation: Attainable or Somewhere Over the Rainbow?

Here is a very interesting post that does attempts to describe what differentiation look like (and what it does not) for our students. Below is an excerpt from the post. 226 more words

Teaching And Learning