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Mindfulness in Education

For the past two years and continuing this year, the students in the Skylights and Eastenders have had a very special area of study. We have been practicing “mindfulness” a few times a week, using curriculum from the Mindful Schools Program.   196 more words

Synergy Community

Winter Sky Wonderings: Observe Orion!

As we know, the winter nights are long and can be cold, but they also present opportunity to connect with student sky explorations and the patterns of nature! 238 more words

Burlington Community

The Wish Writer

While trying to find some inspiring holiday videos this year, I came across this Macy’s commercial from 2015.  Even though it’s ironic for an advertisement to be about selflessness, I like the simple message of kindness.  31 more words

Education

Make it Snow in the Classroom with Scratch Jr.

I was invited to help a couple of first grade classes with Hour of Code activities last week, and thought that we would try using Scratch Jr.  639 more words

Education

Scratch Jr., BrainPop, and PBS

When participating in Hour of Code in our GT classroom this week, the 2nd graders were introduced to the free Scratch Jr. app on our iPads (also available on Android and on the Chrome Web Store ).  195 more words

Education

13 Thanksgiving Messages from Our Community (K12 Education)

With Thanksgiving upon us, we want to express how grateful we are to our growing community of educators. The Edcite community is made up of teachers and administrators who continue to support their students with digital learning — engaging them with interactive math assignments, reading activities, science simulations, social studies assessments, and more. 568 more words

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