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How Airtame introduces new pedagogical opportunities for teachers

How Airtame introduces new pedagogical opportunities for teachers By Luke Richardson With the exponential growth in technology, classrooms are changing into active-collaborative learning spaces. Is the age of print textbooks slowly coming to an end? Teaching in classrooms is undergoing a sea of change, and things will be very different in the future. Students want…
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The Importance of Teaching Kindergarten Kids about the Weather

  [caption id="attachment_79594" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Photo by Jonathan Bowers on Unsplash[/caption] The Importance of Teaching Kindergarten Kids about the Weather Did you know that the USA ranked tenth in 2016 in a list of countries most affected by the extreme weather with subsequent damages amounting to approximately US$ 47.7 billion? This is something hard for kids to…
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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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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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A Leap With ALICE

Disruption In the Classroom Augment. Discover. Exchange. “Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.” ― Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland A Leap With Alice Pioneering the leap in creative education that teachers and students have long been waiting for, Leap With Alice is a revolutionary tool for passionate educators -…
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