Melany Arista

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Top 10 Emotional Needs of Children - and most adults

<b><br>Top Ten Emotional Needs of Children and Adults</b><p>Here is a list of what could be called the top 10 human emotional needs of children and adults, in …

Parenting

Unlocking Dyslexia: Personal Stories Of Frustration — And Success

"Today I'm 50 years old and when I heard your story on the radio I did the unexpected, I cried."<p>That's Scott Walker of Portland, Ore., writing to us about our series last week on dyslexia. "I know that must sound ridiculous but, after 50 years of fighting my fight there was someone else that really …

Teaching

A classroom teacher’s guide to formative assessment

I’m working on a guide to formative assessment for classroom teachers. I want to do two things: first, set out clear principles and introduce the …

How to Create a Wordpress Website and Fully Customize

How to Create a WordPress Website and Fully Customize and web space constitution.A measure of a site’s performance is usually the size, site …

Evolutionary psychology shows that people get ahead in life by using one of these two strategies

Nobody likes a bully. And yet, as exemplified by the recent US presidential election, bullies tend to accrue power.<p>Donald Trump got to the White House by angrily and aggressively attacking everyone who dared challenge him. He resorted to childish name-calling (“Little Marco,” “Crooked Hillary”), …

Collaboration-Focused Design Apps : design collaboration

Going back and forth between designer and client can be one of the most frustrating tasks in the design collaboration process, so the Draft app aims …

How does the use of social media impact on wellbeing?

Social Media really is a wonderful tool for communication allowing people to connect with old friends and new acquaintances; to share interests, …

10 Things That Happen When Students Engage in Design Thinking

<i>John Spencer, a great friend and amazing thinker, has a course on “Design Thinking for Teachers”, that is happening now. I know John is very</i> …

Language Learning App Question It for Students on iPads

The iPad is a powerful educational tool for students with special needs. A language learning app can be a game changer for students. Question It is …

Today’s Apps Gone Free: Typic Kids, Toca Life: School, Machineers and More

Make your photos memorable, create your own school adventure, and repair broken contraptions with today’s collection of apps and games.<p><b>All app prices</b> …

Apps

STEM Books And Toys For Kids: Your Science Holiday Shopping Guide [Greg Laden's Blog]

I’ve reviewed, researched, and generally looked around for a selection of gifts that could work for kids ranging from very small to High School (and …

How to Get Your Kid Ready for the 21st Century Real World

The real world is a big, scary place, especially for a kid (and even more so for a parent). Today, it requires a plethora of skills and knowledge that are tooootally different than what youngsters years ago were expected to know. Coding, bilingualism and having a general understanding of tech can …

Kids

Gorgeous App Lets Kids Build Their Own Robots

Inspired by Lego, Tinybop’s Robot Factory encourages kids to design robots beyond their wildest imaginations.<p>Kids love robots, from R2-D2 to Optimus Prime. Now there’s an app that lets kids build the wildest robots of their imagination from scratch, then send them out into an alien world to …

Smithsonian Digitizes & Lets You Download 40,000 Works of Asian and American Art

Art lovers who visit my hometown of Washington, DC have an almost embarrassing wealth of opportunities to view art collections classical, Baroque, …

Disney is using augmented reality to bring coloring books to life

Watch the animal you're coloring wobble on the page through a tablet screen<p>A Disney Research team has developed technology that projects coloring book characters in 3D while you're still working on coloring them. The process was detailed in a new paper called "Live Texturing of Augmented Reality …

Best Apps for Preschoolers

There's an overwhelming number of paid apps for kids to choose from, but which ones are worth shelling out for? Here are some fun and educational apps for 3- to 4-year-olds that'll give you the best bang for your buck -- and you won't feel guilty about letting your kid use them.<p>Toddlers will love …

How Google Is Teaching Kids to Code With Toy Blocks

Google is teaching the building blocks of code with a simple, kid-friendly toy.<p>If you hope your kid will grow up to become a star developer, the earlier you can get their brains thinking in code, the better.<p>At the same time, many parents try to limit how much time their children spend behind …

In San Francisco, preschoolers can now learn STEM with 3D printing and laser cutters

San Francisco<p>A few weeks ago, at the Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM) near San Francisco, 5-year-old Jack Stabenow climbed a step stool to peer into a machine that cuts cardboard with a high-powered laser. The red beam precisely followed a squiggly building design that Jack had just finger-drawn on …

Why pushing creativity out of classrooms will stop children succeeding in the 21st century

Politicians and industry use buzzwords such as ‘creativity’, ‘collaboration’ and ‘imagination’. So why are we taking all the fun out of learning?<p>In an inner-city classroom on an ordinary day, something extraordinary is happening.<p>Ashley, a boy on the autism spectrum who has behavioural challenges, …

Teaching

Top 6 E-Learning Trends in 2017

Learning through the electronic media is not new but the heights to which it is reaching each day is. The number of people and companies that are …

Common Core: Teach Literacy in Every Subject

—Joshua Lott for Education Week<p>In high schools across Denver, chemistry teachers are working from a new set of lessons. The topic: "Should the United …

Khan Academy at Watergrass Elementary

How Khan Academy is using design to pave the way for the future of education

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>Credit: courtesy of Colin Price and the Designer Fund.<p>Every morning Khan Academy’s lead designer, Jason Rosoff, spends the …

6 Ways to Come up With Better Blog Post Ideas

How do you keep up with the “content overload”?<p>Better yet, how do you consistently come up with original content ideas for your own marketing …

Marketing

Scanners give scientists pictures of genius: this is your brain on math