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Robotics in the K-5 Classroom

  Robotics in the K-5 Classroom   The world of automation I recently had a conversation with a someone outside of education. I asked him what he thought should change with our current education system and his reply was, “When I was in high school, most everyone took auto shop, and learned to tear down…
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Rings by White Pixel

Rings by White Pixel   OUR PHILOSOPHY Play is a big part of how we learn. Our brains, like our muscles, need exercise and challenges. We’re here to help. White Pixels. Better games. Smarter kids. DESIGNED FOR KIDS Rings is fun for everyone, but it was designed with kids in mind. It’s safe, non-violent, and…
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EdAppTalk/TeachersWithApps

Every Thursday the Facebook group ‘Educational App Talk’ E.A.T. organizes a chat on different educational topics and features a variety of hosts. Participants are teachers, educators, parents, authors, and developers of educational applications. Chats are organized either as a presentation of innovative applications, done by the developer/company or as a broad discussion, where all participants share their…
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NO, NO Nosy Crow, Don’t GO!

Certain staples are always on my iPad, especially examples of some of the greatest apps ever made. TWA was incredibly saddened by the NEWS that Nosy Crow, the premiere app book developer is ceasing to build any new book apps! No, No Nosy Crow, Don't GO! TeachersWithApps wrote back in 2011, The Three Little Pigs by Nosy Crow - is by…
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Powerful Whole Brain Learning

HANDS-ON EQUATIONS CELEBRATES 30 YEARS OF MAKING ALGEBRA CHILD'S PLAY If your 8-year old is solving equation such as 4x + 3 = 3x + 10, it is most likely because they are using Hands-On Equations in school or they are using the app. Borenson and Associates is celebrating its 30th year anniversary of Hands-On Equations…
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Making Algebra Child’s Play

Making Algebra Child's Play In 1986, Dr. Henry Borenson revolutionized the teaching of algebra by developing a system that would enable children as young as 8 years of age to solve algebraic equations such as 4x + 3 = 3x + 10. After receiving a patent for Hands-On Equations, he started Borenson and Associates in…
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Say Hello to the Next Generation of Assistive Technology

[caption id="attachment_79198" align="aligncenter" width="400"] April 26, 2018, By Jodi Murphy[/caption] Say Hello to the Next Generation of Assistive Technology …Or rather, let the next generation of assistive technology say “hello” to you. From the beginning, our friends at Bluebee Pals have been committed to children with special needs. Their robotic, huggable, plushie toys have been front and…
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NSF-Funded Digital Library for Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers

NSF-Funded Digital Library for Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers ReadAskChat ~ Now Available on App Stores The research-based ReadAskChat method uniquely fosters child-adult interactions about stories, poems, and math and science features at three developmental levels—baby, toddler, and preschooler. Open-ended conversation starters and prompts for singing, chanting, and imaginative play promote word acquisition and other prereading…
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