Karen Houck

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Inspired Teaching Demonstration School (podcast)

<b>Washington, DC</b><p>The dedicated staff of Inspired Teaching Demonstration School in Washington, D.C. believe every student possesses the ability to think …

Going Beyond 'Learning to Code': Why 2014 is the Year of Web Literacy

In January 2012 the Mayor of New York tweeted, along with thousands of other people, that he planned to ‘learn to code’ during the course of that …

The Social Media Pandemic

Imagine the days where face-to-face conversations were prevalent. There was once a time where the beauty of outdoors fascinated young spirits. …

Classroom Strategies

Our library provides teachers with effective, research-based classroom strategies to help build and strengthen literacy skills in print awareness, …

An Education Reporter Puts Himself To The (Standardized) Test

What are the two most feared — most reviled — words in the English language?<p>"Tax day," maybe? Or "traffic jam"?<p>"Pink slip" still connotes an awful brand of helplessness, even though, I assume, most Americans who get pink-slipped these days never see a pink slip.<p>No, my vote is for "standardized …

Higher Education Jobs | Guardian Jobs

• Twickenham, London (Greater)<br>• £32,548 - £37,706 per annum<br>• ST MARYS UNIVERSITY TWICKENHAM LONDON<p>A new Application Services group is being established, to effectively deliver the wide range of applications that underpin and support the University.<p>5 days ago<p>Top job<p>St Albans, Hertfordshire<br>• £85,000 per …

English for kids with Benny app review: flashcard fun

Introduction<p>Here's an opportunity for kids to learn the English language in a fun and engaging way. The English for kids with Benny app can be used …

Here are the Top app charts | appPicker

Fast – Stable - Comprehensive: The advanced PDF Reader for your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch!Features At A Glance:• High Speed: Rapid viewing of PDF …

20 Team Building Mistakes to Avoid With Your Team

Team building lets you, the small business owner, sleep at night. And, as with anything in life, there are right and wrong ways to go about it. The …

Can you make kids love books?

Have high schools replace novels with nonfiction, and other dubious prescriptions for creating a nation of readers<p>The cultural critic Natasha Vargas-Cooper recently provoked the indignation of many readers (including, I admit, myself) by arguing in Bookforum that it was a bad idea to assign novels …

How to read digitally – at 600 words a minute

In 2005, a company called ICUE addressed the imminent problem of reading books from tiny screens by proposing a slew of new reading techniques. Their system allowed you to read hundreds of books in a variety of new ways, including a format wherein each word of the text flashed up on the screen in …

3 Spritz-like speed-reading apps for Android

Whether you are looking to check out how a new phone feature will work, or you're specifically seeking the Spritz reading experience, try out these three apps for your Android device.<p>When the Samsung Galaxy S5 was announced, details emerged about Spritz -- a speed-reading feature that comes …

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Leadership Is a State of Mind

<b>"We don't see the world as it is, we see it as we are."</b> - Anaïs Nin<p>How is it that some people can be facing the most difficult or oppressive …

Math@Work: Connecting Math to 21st Century Careers

Scholastic's Math@Work is a web series that ties students' classroom learning to their career aspirations. Don’t miss our new webisode about …

Best Free Reading Apps for Kids

Best Free Reading Apps for Kids<p>Updated on August 23, 2017<p>Six Apps for New Reader Fun<p>These free reading apps for kids make it a joy to get your …

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Best reading apps for kids: interactive reading program iReadWith!

If you would like to download <i>Caillou: What’s That Funny Noise</i> or <i>Caillou: Show and Tell</i>, please use the handy links provided so they’ll know who sent …

24 Literacy Learning Apps for Kids

As I started a go-to list of the best learning apps for kids, the list got so long, I split up my posts into categories. So, today we’ll start with …

Top 10 Reading Apps for Kids

Summer is nearly here! As parents, we all worry that much of the learning that has taken place over the last year will somehow dwindle during the …

Short Stories Collection II

• Short Stories Collection for Kids 4 to 8 years old.<br>• 7 Stories for 7 days of the week.<br>• Animal Stories, Fiction, Friendships and more...<br>• FREE Audio Inside.