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EdAppTalk/TeachersWithApps

Every Thursday the Facebook group ‘Educational App Talk’ EAT organizes a chat on differing 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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Can playing video games improve attention span?

Can playing video games improve attention span? It is common to believe that video games and other digital media are reducing our attention spans. Kids (and adults) report that they have shorter attention spans and readily acknowledge the need for constant stimulation. We have become accustomed to a world in which movement, change, and entertainment…
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Help Time Traveler Tours to win the People Choice Award

Please cast your vote for Time Traveler Tours to win the People Choice Award, if you haven't already. And if you have, please share this request with a friend. Click the video below to view my pitch. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xIYrBFi9lGU&feature=youtu.be   Click here to cast your vote for Time Traveler Tours. Just locate our logo and click…
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BEST Thinking Apps – 2016

I do believe that we would all agree that learning to think is our end goal. Amazingly, it seems that TWA had quite a year reviewing some of the BEST Thinking Apps 2016!   Beginning with the opening screen and spying that Mondrian inspired logo, you just know you’re going to be in for some…
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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. In celebration of their 30th year of making algebra child's play,…
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NAEYC Features Lipa Learning!

2016 NAEYC ANNUAL CONFERENCE NOVEMBER 2-5 COME AND SEE US AT the NAEYC expo, booth no. 1042! The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is a professional membership organization that works to promote high-quality early learning for all young children, starting from birth to age 8, connecting practice, policy, and research. The…
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Screen Time Guidelines Change Again!

AAP Changes Screen Time Guidelines For Kids Under 2 The American Academy of Pediatrics has just amended its policy regarding screen time for the toddler set. The American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines now say that parents need to avoid screens in children younger than 18 months. The practice of video chatting was deemed fine for babies or…
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7 Steps to Writing a Better Blog

Creating a blog that people read and share requires a lot of thinking and strategizing. Try the following tips to optimize your blog and get more shares and backlinks. 1. Be Unique Ask yourself: “What do I know that others don’t?” “What unique offering do I have?” “How many other bloggers write on the same…
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