Juanita Esparza

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10 Instagram Accounts Every Entrepreneur Should Follow

If you're following the right people, Instagram can be a great source for inspiration.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a social channel that garners more than 700 million monthly users, Instagram is a great source for inspiration and motivation. That is, if you’re …

Social Media
Creativity

Using Digital Games — And Empathy — As Teaching Tools

Dr. Matt Farber, a social studies teacher at Valleyview Middle School in Denville, New Jersey, uses digital games in the classroom as a way to take his kids on impossible field trips, to back-in-time revolutions or to current, far away conflicts.<p>(Shumita Basu/WNYC)<p>But his 11- and 12-year-old …

Empathy

Deeper Learning Is By Discovery, Not Delivery

We've been talking about Bloom's Taxonomy and critical thinking for as long as I've been an educator. And yet we still have work to do to get kids …

Pedagogy

So, You Want To Be A Writer? There's Never Been A Better Time Than Right Now...

If there's one thing most writers agree upon, it's the fact that creating something original is hard, but choosing to unleash it into big, wide world …

Writing
Literature

How to Make Reading Fun: 25 Ideas Kids Will Love

You might wonder what expertise I have. Nope — I’m not a trained teacher. Rather, I personally struggled to learn how to read, and so did my son. …

Kids