Stefania Montanari

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Best Picture Books of 2013

With everything from a sweeping biography of Nelson Mandela to a story about a unicorn that can make it rain cupcakes, 2013 was another great year for picture books. This is particularly notable because 2013 was the first full year after the death of the legendary Maurice Sendak and marked the 50th …

Perfect Pie Crust

I receive recipes from readers quite frequently, and I read each and every one. I figure if someone’s going to take the time to type out and email me …

A cake to share. [recipe soon!]

Reframing Failure as Iteration Allows Students to Thrive

School Bullying Reflected in the Innocent Eyes of Children

French-Canadian photographer Benoit Paill captures the glistening, reflective eyes of children looking across a room at a wall displaying their own drawings about school bullying. Each fresh face in Paill's series displays a sense of innocence while also reflecting their awareness of the torment …

3 Strategies to Promote Independent Thinking in Classrooms

In his study of people who find satisfaction with their lives, Harvard psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi defines as <b>autotelic</b> those who are …

Why The Brain Benefits From Reflection In Learning

<b>Why The Brain Benefits From Reflection In Learning</b><p>by <b>Judy Willis</b> M.D., M.Ed., radteach.com<p>Executive function stimulation: include questions in …

Pedagogy

A Clipboard and a Pen: Encouraging inquiry through art

Sometimes Jack has grand plans, designs in his head that he has difficulty expressing in words. Sometimes frustration levels boil over as he tries …

10 Steps to Getting Started with Project-Based Homeschooling | Project Based Homeschooling

<b>1. Think about your family culture.</b><p>PBH is centered around helping your child direct and manage his own learning. It’s about independence, …

Meet Russell, A Robot That Helps Autistic Children Develop Social Skills

In a room at Tennessee’s Vanderbilt University, Russell tries to engage Madeline, a 3-year-old autistic girl. “Look at what I’m doing,” Russell says, waving his arms in the air as Madeline looks on.<p>But Russell isn’t a human being, he’s a humanoid robot created by scientists at Vanderbilt with …

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The 9 Oyster Varieties You Need to Know Now

It's oyster-slurping time! Get to know the varieties better with this handy guide to our favorite mollusks, from Belon to Hama Hama<p>From Belons to Beau Soleils, oysters come in more varieties than ever these days. Fortunately, the perfect slurp is just a FedEx truck away.<p>Here's what to do when your …

Ridono già a un mese di vita: ecco come - Salute 24 - Il Sole 24 Ore

<b>Colgono i ritmi della conversazione attraverso lo scherzo e il gioco</b>, anche se ancora non sanno parlare, e utilizzano la <b>risata come mezzo di</b> …

Gestire lo stress per studiare meglio

Prima dell’inizio della sessione, è utile imparare a gestire lo stress e a combattere l’ansia da esami. Ma, che cos’è lo stress? E come si fa a …

The Most Adorable Mini Cosplay: Elliott from E.T.

While Halloween may be over, it's never too early to start planning for next year, especially when it comes to your kids. Of course, who needs to wait for Halloween when you can just do this in the name of cosplay? Short for “costume play,” cosplay is a type of performance art where anyone can wear …

Dixit 4: 10 Foto Aforismi su Scuola ed Educazione di Personaggi famosi

Domenica saremo insieme, cinque, sei ore, troppo poco per parlare, abbastanza per tacere, per tenerci per mano, per guardarci negli occhi./ Franz Kafka

da "Il piccolo principe" (1943)

Teatro, musica e arte: così i bambini - Salute 24 - Il Sole 24 Ore

Il 93% dei laureati in <b>discipline scientifiche come matematica, scienze e ingegneria</b> ha avuto, da piccolo, un’<b>educazione musicale</b> (contro il 34% della …

Il sonno «pulisce» il cervello - Salute 24 - Il Sole 24 Ore

Mentre si dorme il cervello fa ben più che riposarsi. Secondo uno studio pubblicato su Science da Maiken Nedergaard e collaboratori dell'University …

ChangeYourFlight, un sito per i biglietti aerei non utilizzabili

Un sito che promette di fare da intermediario tra noi e le compagnie, per i propri biglietti non rimborsabili.

Reggio at Home: Telling their Stories

“We have to believe that the child is a bearer and constructor of his own intelligence. If we are ready to accept this, then we will modify many of …

How to Create a Language Rich Environment

The child is made of one hundred.<br>The child has<br>a hundred languages<br>a hundred hands<br>a hundred thoughts<br>a hundred ways of thinking<br>of playing, of speaking.<p>A …

La trippa alla romana con la ricetta della Sora Lella