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Designing Apps for Joint Media Engagement

by Elizabeth Carolan and Susan Rvachew

The market for educational apps and e-books is exploding, with no controls for quality or assurances of effectiveness. How are parents and educators to find apps to suit the needs of their children among the tens of thousands of apps available in this “ 1,176 more words

Emergent Literacy - Interview with Karen Van Zetten

Karen Van Zetten, Children’s Librarian at Rathbun Free Memorial Library in East Haddam, Conn., discusses Babytime, a parent-child program at the library that helps with emergent literary, pre-reading and writing skills that develop before a child can actually read. 59 more words

New Media

Inquiry Blog Checkpoint 3- Data Analysis

During class on Wednesday I decided to organize and analyze my data to get a better understanding of my inquiry blog. I was able to organize the data that I have been collected into three categories. 723 more words

// The Focus Student Scoop \\

**Example of Neville’s writing.**

Recently, I have been gathering information on a student in my class. His name is Neville and I found certain qualities about him very interesting. 936 more words

Level 1 Internship

Teaching Ideas for Eat Like a Bear by April Pulley Sayre

From Mary’s Teaching Toolbox

I recently discovered the book, Eat Like a Bear by April Pulley Sayre and illustrated by Steve Jenkins.  I felt better when I found it was only published in 2013, so I haven’t been missing out on this delightful book for long. 864 more words

Early Education

Using Constructive Apps to Develop Digital Literary Skills in Early Childhood Education

The second presentation in Theme IV: Teaching with eBooks in the Classroom was submitted by Monika Tavernier from the German Swiss International School of Hong Kong. 314 more words

From Head to Toe by Eric Carle

Mary’s Teaching Toolbox

This is the first post of what I hope to be a weekly feature. Each week I will share different activities that can be used in early education.  981 more words

Early Education