Monthly Archives: December 2011

Teaching For the Future

How do we teach for the future without sacrificing our core skills and values? Here are few sources of inspiration and information: http://www.fastcompany.com/1621539/teen-iphone-app-developers http://developer.apple.com/ipad/sdk/ http://www.amazon.com/Designing-iPad-Building-Applications-that/dp/0470976780 http://www.wired.com/geekdad/2011/04/the-world-of-childrens-apps-a-shake-up/#more-62342  http://www.wired.com/geekdad/2011/01/the-5-best-toys-of-all-time/all/1  http://www.amazon.com/Kids-Inventing-Handbook-Young-Inventors/dp/0471660868/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1323454056&sr=1-2 http://www.amazon.com/Science-Crafts-Kids-Fantastic-Things/dp/0806902841/ref=sr_1_3?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1323453736&sr=1-3 http://www.amazon.com/Leonardo-Vinci-Kids-Ideas-Activities/dp/1556522983/ref=sr_1_8?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1323453786&sr=1-8 http://www.amazon.com/Kids-Invention-Book-Ventures/dp/0822598442/ref=sr_1_9?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1323453847&sr=1-9

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In the Here and Now

I must admit that I am an easy target for the holidays. I grew up in a family where my brothers and I just loved all the anticipation and excitement that came with holiday decorations and music, family gatherings, and … Continue reading

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The Important Role of Parents

Over the last few weeks, I have spent some time in grade level roundtables with parents of children in all grades from Pre-K through 9th grade. There are a few more coming up in the month of December, and some … Continue reading

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