Kimberly Buenger

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Why Free Play Is the Best Summer School

The more time children spend in structured, parent-guided activities, the worse their ability to work productively towards self-directed goals.<p>Most schools across the nation have marked the end of another academic year, and it’s time for summer. Time for kids to bolt for the schoolhouse doors for …

10 tips for starting a technology revolution

I've had the opportunity to work in several different capacities in my education career. In all these roles I've been a vocal advocate for …

How to Create a Padlet Wall for Your Classroom

Earlier this week I published an updated version of my guide to using backchannels and informal assessment tools in your classroom. In that guide I …

The EdTech Cheat Sheet for Teachers Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on December 7, 2013<p>Trying to understand new educational technology trends with all of the new buzzwords in the booming education technology …

The Best 30 Technology and Education Podcasts

Learning doesn't always have to be visual. Podcasts can be listened to while you do other things. You can download the audio file and relax at your …

Using Technology in the Early Childhood Classroom

Do you see the use of specific things like computers as part of an early childhood curriculum as being powerful enough to change brain development …

Relearning the Lost Skill of Patience

Students need to learn the value of slowing down and focusing on one task at a time—and teachers can help them do it.<p>This weekend, my son undertook his weekly backpack cleanout, dumping wadded papers, overdue permission slips, graded homework, and some ghastly lunch remnants on our living room …

Technology transforms education

Gone are the days when computers in schools were housed in small rooms and tended to by enthusiasts and hobbyists who formed their own social …

Augmented Reality – The Coolest Instructional Technology You Haven’t Heard of? | Emerging Education Technologies

AR Tools are Being Used Today by Creative Educators in Fun, Innovative Ways, but few Know About it (yet).<p>Educators are always looking for new ways to …

Floating schools and how access to technology broadens access to education

Until I read about Mosammet Reba Khatun from Bangladesh, I had never heard about solar-powered floating schools. Mosammet teaches in a remote river …

My PLN Saved My Career

<i>permaculturenews.org</i><p>Teaching has always been something I’ve wanted to do since I was 8 years old. I always knew I was going to be a teacher when I …

“50 Best iPad Apps for Reading Disabilities”

“45 Best iPad Apps for Reading Disabilities”<p>“45 Best iPad Apps for Reading Disabilities”<p>Guest Blog by <b>Rosa Ray</b><p>Whether you're the parent of a child …

Puentedura's SAMR as a Framework towards Education 3.0

Thank you Jackie Gerstein for the idea of linking Puentedura's SAMR approach (implementing technology in teaching) to explaining the move towards …

9 Things Every Student Should Be Able to Do with Google Drive

March 8, 2014<br>Today I want to introduce you to some basic features integrated in Google Docs and which your students can use to help them with their …

The Best Mind Mapping Tools and Apps for Teachers and Students

c<p>Lucidchart is a web-based diagramming software which allows users to collaborate and work together in real time to create flowcharts, organisational …

How to Use Technology in Education

Just remember how the book revolutionized teaching.<p>It’s hard to talk about schools today without talking about technology. Enthusiasts celebrate the …

The false choice of quality vs cost in early childhood education

The Productivity Commission is undertaking an inquiry into childcare and early learning. In a recent Issues Paper the commission suggests that there …

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