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Kids Pick the News With News-O-Matic – Now that’s Authentic Learning!

Recently, I have found myself explaining what some of the customary, current terms in education are right now... authentic learning seems to be one of them. Although the term has been around for quite some time, there seems to be a lack of understanding of what it really entails. A simple definition of authentic learning…
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Backyard Engineers

    Backyard Engineers by Filament Learning brings all the joys of a perfect summer day. Created for both the iPad and the Android market, the app serves as an introduction to physics, problem-solving, and adapting strategies as the data rolls, which are all good skills for little engineers and practical life skills. The storyline…
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Osmo Genius Kit

We’ve always had a soft spot for the Osmo system at Tangible Play, and so we jumped at the chance to review the Genius Kit. We were curious at how much the sets may have changed from their initial kits and what gives this system such staying power in an ever-expanding market of “ed tech”…
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Zoe’s Green Planet for iOS and Android: An App About Colors

Square Igloo introduces Zoe's Green Planet 1.0 for iOS and Android. Zoe, a little green girl, lives on the green planet. She has never seen any other color on her planet until the day when Maho's family, from the red planet, landed their red spaceship. An encounter that will allow the two children to discover…
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Aspergers Duo Creates Entertaining, Educational Webisodes for Autistic Kids and their Peers

For more information: Jodi Murphy Geek Club Books geekclubbooks@gmail.com Images available upon request Aspergers Duo Creates Entertaining, Educational Webisodes for Autistic Kids and their Peers Kayle Concepts announces their innovative ‘Bluebee TeeVee’ autism education initiative in partnership with Geek Club Books autism storytelling non-profit and QSAC (Quality Services for the Autism Community). NEW YORK -…
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Story Builder for iPad

Not sure how I missed this app until recently, but I'm happy to have Story Builder by Mobile Education Store on my iPad now!  While it was released in 2010, Story Builder was recently updated so you can upload your own images for storytelling.  Let’s take a look at how you play. One thing I…
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7 Tips to Help Students Allocate Time

Time is money. When you’re going to participate in an exam or a test, you need to allocate your time wisely to answer all of the questions in the given time frame. That’s why it’s very important to plan and prioritize your time as a student. Time management can be very useful in a student's hectic schedule. It ensures…
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