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The Curse of the Gifted Class

The Curse of the Gifted Class By Nancy Weinstein The United States is failing its gifted students. And despite the national weariness for standardized testing, the answer lies in a test. But it’s a test you can’t study for; can’t tie to teacher performance; doesn’t require billions to fund, and thanks to advances in technology,…
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3 Ways to Make the Most of your Child’s Screen Time

3 Ways to Make the Most of Your Child’s Screen Time This is a guest blog from Tammy Kwan, Founder of Cognitive ToyBox The American Academy of Pediatrics is revising their guidelines on screen time or children, renewing conversations about screen time in homes across the country. Here are three key research findings that will…
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Mindprint Learning’s Teacher Appreciation Give-Away

Mindprint Learning’s Teacher Mindprint Learning’s Teacher Appreciation Give-Away Mindprint Learning, the leader in online cognitive assessments, is proud to support educators. We’re offering 25 educators a free one-year subscription, a $199 value, to use with their own families. Find out more about Mindprint Learning's Teacher Appreciation Give-Away below. Discover how Mindprint can be an essential tool for…
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Developing an Evidence-Based Early Math App

Developing an Evidence-Based Early Math App by Tammy Kwan What if there was a better way to introduce math to young kids? For a parent, one of the first math concepts they teach their child is to count to 10. In this exercise, repetition is the name of the game: “Let’s count to 10!…Good! Now,…
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Fingerprint Acquires Two Awesome Mobile Education Companies

 Fingerprint acquires two awesome mobile education companies, Cognitive Kid, a TWA Certified Developer and Scribble Press a TWA Certified APP! Fingerprint’s library of kids’ apps, games and e-books are now over 800. This San Francisco-based company was founded by former Leapfrog executive, Nancy MacIntyre, who jets around the globe in search of the best app companies to possibly partner with. Read her…
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8 Powerful Conditions of Learning

8 Powerful Conditions of Learning: Ned's GR8 8 - If you're a teenage speaker brought in to address a crowd of teachers on the subject of how you and your peers learn best . . . what are you going to say? "I — have no clue," Ned Cephalus nervously says from behind the podium. "I'm…
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I Know My Way Around an iPad

Seriously, I know my way around an iPad and have a passion for finding great apps that promote deeper learning but I’m afraid of how this iPad deployment is going to pan out stateside & worldwide. What about all the wonderful teachers that just aren’t there yet, as far as mobile technology is concerned? What…
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Latent Learning: What It Is and How to Use It in the Classroom

  Latent Learning: What It Is and How to Use It in the Classroom As a teacher, one of the biggest assets you can have is an understanding of all the different ways people gather and retain knowledge. Some of it you learn from experiences — we all know how great it this when kids’…
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