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What do children learn by making? An interview with Edward Clapp

Edward Clapp is an author of Maker-Centered Learning: Empowering Young People to Shape Their Worlds. This book, and the research behind it, are an initiative of the Agency… 1,388 more words

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Day 2.  Exploring London’s East End

Buffet style breakfast is included in the room rate at Ibis Styles hotels and there was a good selection of both hot and cold dishes to set us up for the day in its brightly coloured restaurant. 25 more words

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Jefferson Soda Fountain, Oak Ridge TN

Earlier today, we took a day trip to the Knoxville area, and had breakfast at a place where the scientists and servicemen who worked on the Manhattan Project may well have enjoyed breakfasts while they worked on the atomic bomb. 864 more words


Play and Learning: What can children tell us?

This week’s guest post is bNicole R. Rivera, Ed.D. Nicole is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at North Central College. She is also the Academic Research and Evaluation Partner of the DuPage Children’s Museum in Naperville, IL. 708 more words

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Children's Museums So Awesome You'll Want to Stay Indoors

There are some things about winter you can’t avoid: short days, nose-nipping winds, tons of cold weather gear dumped in the front hall. Other things—like stir-crazy kiddos bouncing off the walls—are easily avoidable. 96 more words

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Feeling nostalgic at the Ilkley Toy Museum 

Tucked away on a side street yet only a few minutes walk from Ilkley railway station stands the Ilkley Toy Museum.  This hidden gem has been located in a former Sunday School building in the attractive small West Yorkshire town of Ilkley for the past 16 years. 958 more words


Austin, TX

You may have heard ‘Everything is bigger in Texas’ well that includes this life-size postcard and the State Capitol. It is the largest capitol building in the United States. 726 more words