C. Miki Henderson

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Shouldn't Personalized Learning Be Personal?

<b>Shouldn’t Personalized Learning Be Personal?</b><p>The <b>Connected Learning Model</b> is one that’s a bit more simple than it sounds.<p>Cultural anthropologist Mimi …

7 Must-Know Apps for Common Core Skills

Mobile Learning | July 2013 Digital Edition<p><i>This article appears in THE Journal's July 2013 digital edition, focused entirely on preparing for the</i> …

Preschool Math: Education's Secret Weapon

What happens when an educational game designer has young kids?<p>I'm at an educational conference in Wisconsin taking a break to write an article about the importance of early childhood education. Just as I'm about to start writing I get a call from my 4-year-old son.<p>"Daddy, this game you made is …

Education

What Does Summer PD for Teachers Look Like?

For teachers, summer break is a favorable time to invest in professional development while they're away from the classroom. We asked our readers to …

KQED

Girls should play more video games. That’s one of the unexpected lessons I take away from a rash of recent studies on the importance of—and the …

InformED

10 Tools Every Teacher Should Master This Summer - Getting Smart by Alison Anderson - EdTech, Innovation, Teaching

According to Common Sense Media, 95% of teachers agree that using technology increases student engagement and 92% of teachers want to add more …

Infographic of the Week: 20+ Ways to Increase Student Participation

As all educators are aware, motivating students to get focused and on task at the beginning of class can sometimes be quite the challenge. Equally …

The Wildest Children's Books of 2012 — @100scopenotes 100 Scope Notes

If you are in fear of children’s literature becoming too tame, too P.C., too middle-of-the-road – fear not! There are still plenty of odd, unusual, …

10 Early Readers for Beginning Readers {Get Ready for K Through Play}

Learning to read is a huge part of Kindergarten! That both thrills and frightens parents and children alike. I am going to be honest with you - even …

39 Painting Activities For Kids

Who says you have to use a plain old brush for painting? Part of raising creative kids is setting them up to use items in new ways, to look at …

The Value in Writing End of Year Reports

This month I have a special treat for you! Anna Martin, an instructional coach in the Oakland Unified School District, will be my guest blogger. In …

Educators Channel - BAM! Radio Network

Shelly Sanchez Terrell with Juan Uribe<p>Our guest is a master at connecting with children. Learn the strategies this puppeteer uses than can be applied …

PBS Teachers

PBL Key Piece of Deeper Learning Puzzle

Defining Deeper Learning<p>Like all good inquiry projects, the Deeper Learning Network began with a compelling question: In an era of rapid change, how …

Can Apps Encourage Parents and Kids to Use Media Together?

Whether watching TV, playing games online, or using apps on mom’s iPad, we know that younger children are likely to get more out of a media …

First Five Years Fund

Recent Mobile Learning Findings

<b>iPads</b>:<p>1. iPad Apps Separated by Subject Area<p>2. 103 Interesting Ways to Use iPads in the Classroom<p>3. iPad/iPod Resources<p>4. Mobile Learning …

Young Children

Explore past issues of <i>Young Children</i> going back to March 2015. (Standard and Premium members also have access to <i>YC</i>'s complete archive.)<p>Each issue of</i> …

Common Core Video Series

This 15 minute video features a discussion between NYS Commissioner of Education John B. King Jr., David Coleman (contributing author to the Common …